Personal Enrichment


 

SPRING 2014

 

SUMMER I 2014

 

SUMMER II 2014

 


 

SPRING 2014

 

Profit by Creating Websites and Mobile Apps

In this 6 hour workshop, students will learn how to make money by creating websites, facebook pages, and mobile apps. Students will discover the best methods for search engine optimization, choosing meta-tags, visual design fundamentals, effective content design, using script modules, and e-commerce to make compelling websites.  Also covered will be how to create the most interactive website and mobile apps using video, audio, blogs, and social media.  Students will be introduced  to  the many free tools that are available to help save money and how to  be effective in growing a business and demonstrating success to clients and users. 

Section: CMED N040-001 (5007)
Instructor: David K. Ewen, M.Ed.
Date: May 3, 2014, Saturday
Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm (Lunch 12:00 - 12:30pm)*
Location: Wilson 101
   
Cost: $100.00

*Lunch not provided. Please bring your own lunch.

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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SUMMER I 2014

 

Human Biology for Social Workers

This course is intended for students entering an MSW program that requires all students to have completed a Human Biology class before starting the graduate program. Please click here for more information regarding the class.

Section: CMED N017-001 (5005)
Instructor: TBA
Dates: May 19 - June 28, 2014
Location: Online
   
Cost: $415.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Environmental Biology

An introduction to general ecological principles and an examination of human interactions with, and effects upon, the environment.

Section: BIOL 0102-5C1
Instructor: C. Grobe
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 5:30 - 10:30pm
Location: Wilson 202
   
Cost: $200.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Intro to Organismal, Ecological, and Evolutionary Biology

An introduction to the patterns and processes of evolution. Topics include population genetics, adaptation, evolution, diversity, and ecology. This course will focus on methods of inquiry, collection and analysis of data, and interpretation and presentation of results.

Section: BIOL 0128-5C1 (10126)
Instructor: J. Hanselman
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Mon/Wed, 5:30 - 10:30pm
Location: Wilson 202
   
Cost: $200.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Calculus I

A standard first semester course in calculus. Topics include limits and continuity, the derivative and its properties, applications of differentiation, introduction to anti-differentiation, the definite integrals, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

Section: MATH 0105-5C1 (10127)
Instructor: M. Bardwell
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 6:00 - 10:15pm
Location: Wilson 418
   
Cost: $200.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Intro to Exercise Science

Through observation and experimentation, students will examine the cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems of the body and the impact of exercise on their functioning. The effect of changing one's own personal exercise habits on risk factors for cardiovascular disease, longevity, and quality of life will be explored.

Section: MOVP 0100-5C1 (10133)
Instructor: D. Laing
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Times: Tue/Thu, 5:00 - 8:30pm
Location: Woodward 234
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Health Education in Elementary School

An investigation of current content and practices necessary for implementation of effective, integrated early childhood and elementary school health education programs. This course provides an exploration of child health status and the vital role the elementary teacher  playing in enabling children to acquire healthful lifestyle behaviors as they grow and develop.

Section: MOVP 0303-5C1 (10314)
Instructor: S. Laing
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 5:00 - 8:30pm
Location: Woodward 235
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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British Literature 1603-1780

Students read British classics from the seventeenth century through the period of the Pre-Romantics, by authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, Pope, and Swift. This course emphasizes identifying the connections between literature, history, philosophy, and the arts. Literary and intellectual currents of the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Sensibility are closely examined.

Section: ENGL 0211-5C1 (10135)
Instructor: Staff
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Mon/Wed, 5:00 - 8:15pm
Location: Wilson 319
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Shakespeare: Tragedies and Histories

A study of the tragedies and histories of Shakespeare including some consideration of his sources,  his use of Elizabethan ideas, and his theatre.

Section: ENGL 0317-5C1 (10136)
Instructor: M. Sandidge
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 5:00 - 8:15pm
Location: Wilson 317
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Intro to Philosophy of Religion

Introduction to philosophy through analysis of religious beliefs and values. Significant topics include the problem of the existence of god(s), the nature of faith, the nature of god(s) and reality, the question of religious revelation, the reliability of religious experience, as well as the sociological and psychological import of religious belief. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of critical analysis and the interpretation of original texts.

Section: PHIL 0109-5C1 (10137)
Instructor: B. Art
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 6:00 - 9:15pm
Location: Wilson 304
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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Intro to Ethics

Introduction to philosophy through consideration of classic and contemporary theories of morality and the best life. Topics may include the concepts of freedom, happiness, justice, dignity, virtue, right/wrong, good/bad, alienation, loneliness, obligation, responsibility, rights and duties, as well as the structure of morality. Special attention is given to the fundamentals of critical analysis.

Section: PHIL 0102-5C1 (10138)
Instructor: B. Art
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014
Time: Mon/Wed, 6:00 - 9:15pm
Location: Wilson 304
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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SUMMER II 2014

 

Calculus II

A continuation of Calculus I. Topics include techniques of integration, applications of the integral, series and sequences, L'Hopital's Rule, and approximation of functions.

Section: MATH 0106-5C1 (11093)
Instructor: M. Bardwell
Dates: June 30 - August 8, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 6:00 - 10:15pm
Location: Wilson 418
   
Cost: $200.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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American Literature Since 1865

This survey course introduces students to the expansive range of works comprising American literature from 1865 to the present. Students explore diverse voices, genres, and themes that offer a vision of America's complex plurality. The course considers literature in relation to such artistic, historical, and cultural topics as regionalism, naturalism, realism, feminism, the Harlem Renaissance, developments in poetry, modernism, postmodernism, experimentation, civil rights movements, ethnic identity, and multiculturalism.

Section: ENGL 0217-5C1 (11094)
Instructor: Staff
Dates: June 30 - August 8, 2014
Time: Tue/Thu, 6:00 - 9:15pm
Location: Wilson 319
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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World Literature I

A comparative study of non-western and western literary works from at least three disparate regions of the world, ranging from antiquity to the 18th century. Readings will include prose fiction, plays, poems, and selections from epics.

Section: ENGL 0221-5C1 (11095)
Instructor: Staff
Dates: June 30 - August 8, 2014
Time: Mon/Wed, 6:00 - 9:15pm
Location: Wilson 319
   
Cost: $150.00

For more information, please contact the Graduate and Continuing Education office at (413) 572-8033 or email bfredette@westfield.ma.edu

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