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Learning a new language enables you to have a broader understanding of that culture. Becoming multilingual, you have the advantage of seeing the world from different vantage points.
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This class will consider how literature's most popular form portrayed conditions of the period including race, gender, sexuality, and the rise of capitalism.  The texts will be placed against the social-historical background, the rise of the middle-class reader, and contemporary responses to these narratives.   The Great Novels include: Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe (1719) Jane Austen, Mansfield Park (1814) Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (1847) Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness (1899) D. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers (1913) Class discussions will focus on the meaning of the novel, structure, narrative voice, point of view, character development, themes and images, moral tension and what makes these novels critically accepted as "great."  

184SLTW2524A

Start date: 04/19/18

End date: 06/21/18

Fee: $119.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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This course is designed  and specifically organized for students who have completed the 4 part series of Spanish is Fun.  The course is divided into segments of grammar, verb tenses, history, culture and conversation.  These elements will be incorporated as part of the currriculum utilizing the remainder of the Spanish is Fun textbook. 

184SLAN3325A

Start date: 04/05/18

End date: 06/07/18

Fee: $159.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  123



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Often the best way to understand and improve is to study the expert around us.  Just as great artists study great art, we can study great writers.  We can be told how something works or we can experience it.  Rather than focus on our own writing process, we will spend this course peeling back the layers of an actual bestseller.  Does a bestselling author use a 3-ACT Structure? Can we identify the nine plot points? How are subplots created and concluded? Where and why does the author use story versus plot? How does an author actually use backstory, showing tone and voice to portray his passion and themes? How are the protagonist and antagonist developed and put into battle? How does the author use scene and sequel to create the pace? Can we watch the author's creative process from beginning to end? Do novels actually follow a form(ula)? Let's delve deep into a recent bestseller and find out. In this class you not only learn all of the elements of a novel, you will see them in action.  If you want to write, this course will help you see why form(ula) works.  If you already write, this course will add to your arsenal of understanding.  If you are a reader, you will be more engaged in everything you read. 

191SLTW2590A

Start date: 07/09/18

End date: 09/17/18

Fee: $169.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Often the best way to understand and improve is to study the expert around us.  Just as great artists study great art, we can study great writers.  We can be told how something works or we can experience it.  Rather than focus on our own writing process, we will spend this course peeling back the layers of an actual bestselling Mystery/Thriller.  Does a bestselling author use a 3-ACT Structure? Can we identify the nice plot points? How are subplots created and concluded? Where and why does the author use story versus plot? How does an author actually use backstory, showing tone and voice to portray his passion and themes? How does the author use scene and sequel to create the pace? Can we watch the author's creative process from beginning to end? Do novels actually follow a formula? If you want to write a Mystery or a Thriller novel, this course will help you see why form(ula) works.  If you already write, this course will add to your arsenal of understanding.  If you are a reader, you will be more engaged in everything you read.  Required book: Alone by Lisa Gardner

184SLTW2591A

Start date: 04/09/18

End date: 06/25/18

Fee: $169.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Often the best way to understand and improve is to study the expert around us.  Just as great artists study great art, we can study great writers.  We can be told how something works or we can experience it.  Rather than focus on our own writing process, we will spend this course peeling back the layers of an actual bestselling Romance Novel.  Does a bestselling author use a 3-ACT Structure? Can we identify the nice plot points? How are subplots created and concluded? Where and why does the author use story versus plot? How does an author actually use backstory, showing tone and voice to portray his passion and themes? How does the author use scene and sequel to create the pace? Can we watch the author's creative process from beginning to end? Do novels actually follow a formula? If you want to write a romantic novel, this course will help you see why form(ula) works.  If you already write, this course will add to your arsenal of understanding.  If you are a reader, you will be more engaged in everything you read.  Required book: Match Me If You Can by Susan Elizabeth Phillips.

184SLTW2592A

Start date: 04/09/18

End date: 06/25/18

Fee: $169.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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The class will focus on tips and techniques for people interested in writing fiction set in the past using real historical characters and/or settings.  Instructor Josh Langston has published five historical novels in settings as diverse as 1st Century BC Europe, Colonial America and Georgia during World War II.  The course is based on research and writing practices he developed in the process.  This course will include a tour of the Booth Western Art Museum. 

184SLTW2567A

Start date: 04/03/18

End date: 04/24/18

Fee: $69.00

4 sessions.

Location : Booth Western Art Musuem Location : 
  Booth Western Art Musuem.

Room :  Not Assigned



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French? Mais oui! We invite you to embrace a new language of adventure, fine dining, fabulous fashion, and friendship around the world! This course is designed to introduce students to the French language and francophone cultures. No prior knowledge of French is required.  Through a fun, interactive, and communicative approach, you will be placed in real life situations allowing an acquisition of basic language skills. All four language skills will be presented with a strong emphasis on listening comprehension and oral communication. Various cultural topics will expand one's awareness of French culture around the world. By the end of the course, students will be able to express basic ideas related to various social situations in the past, present and future tenses. 

184SLAN3401A

Start date: 04/10/18

End date: 06/12/18

Fee: $159.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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This Course introduces students to the past tense (passé compose), colors, clothing and food. Introduction to French is a prerequisite. Through fun, interactive, a communicative approach, you will be placed in real life situations allowing an acquisition of basic language skills. All four language skills (listening, writing, speaking and reading) will be presented with a strong emphasis on listening comprehension and oral communication. Various cultural topics will be explored to expand one’s awareness of French culture around the world.    

184SLAN3402A

Start date: 04/13/18

End date: 06/01/18

Fee: $139.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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