Community Adventures in Lifelong Learning Program

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CALL courses do not generate university credit. Students in CALL courses will not take tests, submit homework, or participate in labs. CALL students cannot petition or test for credit for that course in the future. The $100 fee for a CALL course is due by the first day of class and is nonrefundable.
 
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CALL Courses

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH F011-F71 Culture, Communication and the Family
July 7-August 15, Noon-1:50 pm, Location:   Gruening 401
Examine communicative practices that address, what it means to be a member of a family and how concepts of the family and kinship change over time and across cultures.   Class concepts will be applied to recordings of real family interactions.

BIOLOGY
BIOL F010-F01 Introduction to Alaska’s Mammals

August 8-11, Thursday & Friday 6-8:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday Noon-5 pm,
Museum of the North Room 151
Investigate the diversity of mammal species living in Alaska with an emphasis on lesser-known species and those occurring in interior Alaska. Explore the unique characteristics of specific groups of mammals, the identification of mammal species, basic ecology, adaptations, over-wintering strategies and field methods of mammalogy. Learn how track plates, small mammal trap lines, bat detectors and mist nests are used to study mammals. Discover how professional mammalogists do research and the role of museums.

BIOL F010-F61 Natural History of Alaska
May 27-July 2, 10-11:50 am, Murie 103
The physical northern environment and its importance in determining the biological setting. Major ecosystem concepts discussed. Presents land use and wildlife management problems in both terrestrial and aquatic situations.

ENGLISH
ENGL F010-F61 Introduction to Academic Writing
May 27-July 2, 4-5:50 pm, Chapman 104
Written inquiry and critical reading. Introduces writing as a way of developing, exploring and testing ideas. Concentrates on research methods and techniques.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
FL F010-F71, World Literature: Russia, India and the Islamic World
July 7-August 15, Noon-1:50 pm, Gruening 412
Introduction to selected works from Russia, India, and the Islamic world, from the 19th century to the present day. Examination of the works of writers such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Tagore, Rushi, Mahfouz and others. Works will be examined within their historical, political, and social contexts. Readings will provide a greater understanding of other cultures, civilizations, and contemporary world affairs.

HISTORY
HIST F010-F01, History of Alaska
July 7-August 12, 4-5:50 pm, Gruening 409
Alaska from prehistoric times to the present. Includes Native Alaska, colonial Alaska, military Alaska, statehood, Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 and the Alaska National Interest Lands Act of 1980.

HIST F010-F61, Modern World History
May 27-July 2, 10-11:50 am, Grueing 413
Significant aspects of modern world history, using a chronological approach to examine major global developments in the 20th Century.

HIST F011-F61, Topics in American Film History: The West
May 27-July 2, 5:30-9:50 pm, Tuesday & Thursday
American film and how it shapes and warps popular perceptions of America's past. Contrasts Hollywood's representations and the views of historians. Examines how the Western film genre of the twentieth century influenced American identity, shaped popular perceptions of America's past, and reflected the changing social and cultural milieu of the era. Considers major feature films from the 1920's through the 1990's including "Stagecoach", "High Noon", "The Wild Bunch", and "Dead Man".

HIST F010-F71, History of the United States
July 7-August 12, 8-9:50 am, Gruening 409
The discovery of America to 1865. Includes the colonial period, Revolution, formation of the constitution, western expansion and the Civil War.

HIST F010-F81, Modern World History
May 27-August 15, 6-8 pm, Monday & Wednesday, Gruening 413
Significant aspects of modern world history, using a chronological approach to examine major global developments in the 20th Century.

JOURNALISM
JRN F010-F71, Digital Video Editing
July 7-August 12, 5:30-9 pm, Tuesday & Thursday, Bunnell 128
Introduction to the technical and aesthetic aspects of non-linear digital video editing.  Students will go from little or no experience in non-linear editing to being comfortable with some of the advanced editing techniques.  Address motion picture editing theories that are not bound to time or specific editing technology.

JRN F011-F71, 3D Filmmaking
July 7-August 12, 5:30-9 pm, Monday & Wedensday, Bunnell 128
Basics of 3D filmmaking techniques, including preproduction, production and postproduction. Students will collectively produce a 3D film as the capstone of the course.

JRN F010-F91, Hands-on-Documentary Production
May 12-23, Noon-4:30 pm, Bunnell 128Production of a short video documentary from start to finish on a subject to be announced. The class will work collectively to produce the film. Students will have the opportunity to work in various positions from director, producer, camera operator to sound, editing, etc.

JUSTICE
JUST F010-F02, Problem Oriented Policing
July 25-27, 6-9 pm Friday, Noon-6 pm Saturday & Sunday, Gruening 413
Study the major areas of theory and practice related to mediation-arbitration and non-conventional arbitration in the justice system.  This course places an emphasis on the method, practical skills for resolving serious conflict in the justice system in ways that result in long term resolution.

JUST F010-F03, Community Policing: Workshop in Justice Mediation
August 1-3, 6-9 pm Friday, Noon-6 pm Saturday & Sunday, Gruening 413
Study the major areas of theory and practice related to justice system mediation, informal mediation, and community mediation.  This course places an emphasis on the method, practical skills, and factors that contribute to long term success in resolving conflict.

MUSIC
MUS F010-F61, Aesthetic Appreciation: Interrelation of Music
May 27-July 2, Noon-1:50 pm, Gruening 413
Understanding and appreciation of music through exploration of their relationship. Includes the creative process, structure, cultural application and diversity, the role of the artist in society, and popular movements and trends.

MUS F010-F61, History of Music
May 27-July 2, 10-11:50 am, Gruening 413
Music before 1750.

MUS F010-F71, History of Music
July 7-August 15, 10-11:50 am, Duckering 406
Music before 1750.

MUS F010-F91, Aesthetic Appreciation: Interrelation of Music
May 12-23, Noon-4:30 pm, Gruening 413
Understanding and appreciation of music through exploration of their relationship. Includes the creative process, structure, cultural application and diversity, the role of the artist in society, and popular movements and trends.

PSYCHOLOGY
PSY F010-F71, Sports Psychology
July 7-August 15, 2-3:50 pm, Gruening 303
Theoretical and practical applications of psychological issues related to participation in physical activities, including exercise adherence, performance enhancement, group dynamics, leadership and coaching behaviors, arousal/anxiety, intervention strategies and lifespan participation.

WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES
WGS F010-F71, History of Sexuality
July 7-August 15, 10-11:50 am, Gruening 413
History of sexuality from a worldwide comparative perspective. We will consider theories and debates about the history of sexuality, and then focus on the history of sexuality in selected times and places, with an emphasis on the modern period.  Recommended:  ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; HIST F100X; or permission of instructor.
 

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