The following March 11-24, 2012 courses are offered through University of Wisconsin–Waukesha Continuing Education, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. 53188.
UW-Waukesha Continuing Education also offers NEW classes this spring that are sure to please and expand your horizons! To view our classes visit the Web site, www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce. To register call 262-521-5460.
Building Your First Web Page
Instructor, Brian Oswald
When building anything, you start with the structure! Learn the structure of the web page as well as the basics of HTML, the primary language of the Web. Get the foun¬dation you need to go on to build web pages with Dreamweaver, or other develop¬ment tools. Finish off this class with an introduction to some free tools you can use to create and publish your pages. (Suggested prerequisite: Introduction to Internet Technologies.)
T, March 13-27, 6:30pm-8:30pm, $99
Instructor, Brian Oswald
Do you keep hearing about the fun things others are doing on the internet, but are not sure how to find them? Discover some of the more popular sites and tools the Internet has to offer.
W, March 14-21, 6:30pm-8:30pm, $39
Annual World Travel Fair
Begin your international adventure at Continuing Education’s second World Travel Fair! Explore over eight international and domestic journeys we have in store for you. Featured tours represented are: Cuba , Indochina, Austria, Wales, Easter Island, Santa Fe, Bar Harbor, Key West and Cape Cod.
We welcome new explorers! Discover where we can take you next. (Held at UW-Waukesha, Commons Building.) Sat, March 17, 2012, 10:00am-1:00pm, Free
Computer Diagnostics and Repair
Instructor, Brian Oswald
Put that phone down…no need to call for help just yet! Build your knowledge of basic maintenance and general computer operations and discover how to identify the cause of computer problems and repair them. When you are finished with this class, you should be able to perform basic repairs or communicate better with anyone you may want to have work on your computer. Suggested prerequisite: Basic Computer Maintenance class or a good understanding of the tasks needed to keep a computer running in good condition.
M, March 19-Apr 2, 6:30pm-8:30pm, $59
NEW! Spanish-American War & Philippine Insurrection
Instructor, Donald Valentino
Ever wonder what causes a war? Join us as we examine a “splendid little war” known as the Spanish-American War where the US took its first tentative steps onto the world stage. Discover the causes and events leading up to the war and the war itself and how the United States contin¬ued to face armed resistance in the Philippines for the next 15 years, foreshadowing later 20th and 21st century US wars. Analyze the misunderstandings and US actions that led to the ensuing conflict in the Philippines and take away a better understanding of the cause and effect of war.
T, March 20-27, 6:00pm-8:00pm, $29
Signature Asian Noodles
Instructor, Somchintana Ratarasarn Beautiful to serve, delicate and delicious in flavor, Asian noodles are tasty and forgiving despite their thin and fragile texture once you know the secret of how-to-handle them. Favorite dishes we will try from the Asian region include Korean Jab-Chi, Pad Thai, Malaysian Laksa, and Chinese noodles topped with flavorful sauce and meat. Taste and discover your favorite signature dish! W, March 21, 6:30pm-9:00pm, $39
Instructor, Joyce Eesley
Watercolor can be fun, especially when you lose yourself in the flow of the creative process! Whether you are a beginner or would like further instruction before you move to the next level, this class will explore the basics. Focus your skills to achieve watercolor worthy of display, as you learn how to control and maneuver watercolor paints. Gain knowledge and insights with tips and techniques presented as you paint from your own photographs or from those provided by the instructor.
W, Mar 21-May 2, 5:30pm-8:00pm, $119 (no class Apr 4)
Instructor, Chris Jourdan
A picture is worth a thousand words and a photograph captures a moment in time. With a focus on composition and exposure, learn how to make those good travel pictures into great works of art. Weeks one and two include class lectures on the art of travel photography followed by a Q & A session. Our final class will include a class critique of student travel photos and analysis of the concepts we’ve learned. Bring your camera and flash equipment to class.
Th, March 22-29, 6:00pm-9:00pm, $69
Peoplemap™ System: Understanding Yourself
Instructor, Patricia Swan
Businesses and individuals looking to improve camaraderie and productivity in the office will love this class. Use the newest tool, Peoplemap™, in understand¬ing how to communicate effectively with others in your personal and professional life and understand how your personality can play a role in this. Discover why everyone else seems “crazy” and learn how to get along with and communicate with others in this fun, interactive and essential life skills class. Use Peoplemap™ to boost your skills and learn how to be a more valuable team player in your workforce and you will find you are one step closer to that promotion! Questionnaire/ interpretations of Peoplemap™ are included in this class.
F, March 23, 9:00am-2:00pm, $99
NEW! Lights! Camera! Action!
Instructor, Pat Kosharek
Screenwriters wanted...whether you’re a young writer picking up the pen for the first time, or an old pro looking to inject new life into your writing. Discover the funda¬mentals of screenwriting in one day, from a three-act structure to the importance of character development. You’ll be well on your way to writing your Oscar acceptance speech in no time!
Sat, March 24, 9:00am-12:00pm, $19
Join the "Knowledge Revolution" and take command of your life!
Check out the many possibilities offered through Continuing Education
Web site: www.waukesha.uwc.edu/ce
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