Evening & Weekend Studies

2008-09 Courses: Fall

2008 Fall Courses: A-C 2009 Winter Courses: A-C 2009 Spring Courses: A-C
2008 Fall Courses: D-M 2009 Winter Courses: D-M 2009 Spring Courses: D-M
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Drawing, Beginning

Credits: 4

CRN: 10181

Faculty: Mike Moran, 867-6988

Days & Times: 4-6:30p Tue & Thu

Location: ArtAnx 2109

Special Expenses: $75 - $100 for art materials and supplies

Enrollment: 24

This is an introductory course in drawing. Study will include drawing structure, proportion and volume using a variety of approaches. We will also explore techniques and media, using still life and natural resources.

The Evergreen Singers

Credits: 2

CRN: 10189

Faculty: Marla Beth Elliott, 867-6096

Days & Times: 6-8p Thu

Location: COM 117

Required Fees: $25 for accompanist, copy music, and recital expenses

Enrollment: 50

Web Site: http://academic.evergreen.edu/curricular/tescsingers/

The Evergreen Singers is a continuing choral ensemble of The Evergreen State College community. No auditions are required. We will learn the basics of good voice production, and rehearse and perform songs from a range of musical idioms. Members of the Evergreen Singers need to be able to carry a tune, learn their parts, and sing their parts with their section. This class requires excellent attendance and basic musicianship skills.

Experiments in Text: Building Alternative Writing Communities

Credits: 4

CRN: 10388

Faculty: David Michael Wolach, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6-8p Wed & 4-6p Sat

Location: SEM II D1107

Enrollment: 25

In this course we will test our understanding of what “creative writing” is, both by working on our own creative manuscripts and by collaborating on the central question: what do we imagine an alternative writing community at Evergreen to look like? We will examine each other’s sense of the function (or lack of function) of poetry and prose, share and critique each other’s work in small groups, experiment with various literary forms, and test these experiments further by sampling the work of other writers and theorists. Courses which complement this one will be offered in the winter and spring quarters.

French, Beginning I

Credits: 4

CRN: 10173

Faculty: Judith Gabriele

Days & Times: 7:15-9p Tue & Thu

Location: SEM II C3107

Enrollment: 25

This introductory French course emphasizes mastery of basic skills through a solid study of grammatical structures and interactive oral activities. Students will develop accurate pronunciation, build a useful vocabulary and work regularly in small groups to develop conversational skills. The class is lively and fast-paced with a wide variety of fun and creative activities in music, poetry, videos and work with Internet sites. Students use additional activities in the Community Language Laboratory to accelerate their skills.

French, Intermediate I

Credits: 4

CRN: 10174

Faculty: Judith Gabriele

Days & Times: 5-6:45p Tue & Thu

Location: SEM II C3107

Prerequisites: 1 year college French or 3 years high school French or equivalent

Enrollment: 25

This class is designed to reinforce, practice and build upon previous skills. It will be fast paced, completely in French, with continued review of grammatical structures. Class is interactive, and emphasizes conversational skills through discussions with native speakers of video segments, music, poetry and Internet news clips. Students will be expected to interact completely in French in small groups related to particular cultural themes. Students will increase their reading and writing skills through study of selected literary excerpts and/or a novel.

French and Japanese Media: Relationships

Credits: 4

CRN: 10211

Faculty: Judith Gabriele, and Tomoko Hirai Ulmer, 867-5494

Days & Times: 5:30-9p Mon

Location: SEM II D1107

Enrollment: 50

What connects people? What are the expectations and codes of conduct in social interactions? Join us as we use the lens of film to study relationships among individuals, gender and social groups. This is part of a year-long series of courses which will explore French and Japanese cultures through media. Students will be introduced to both languages as we look at their roles in the expression of culture.

German, Beginning I

Credits: 4

CRN: 10175

Faculty: Marianne Hoepli

Days & Times: 6-8p Mon & Wed

Location: SEM II C2109

Enrollment: 25

Komm und lern Deutsch! This is the first quarter of a year-long course for beginning German students. This course will cover the basic grammatical concepts, vocabulary and conversation. Students will develop basic skills in speaking, reading, translating and writing of standard high German. Students will also learn about culture, traditions and customs of the German people, new and old. Through involvement in children’s stories, music and activities in the language laboratory, students will also become familiar with idiomatic expressions.

Grantwriting and Fundraising: Ideas to Realities

Credits: 2

CRN: Sec A: 10201; Sec B: 10202

Faculty: Don Chalmers, 867-6588

Days & Times: Sec A: 5:30-7:30p Tue & Thu (Sep. 30, Oct. 2, 14, 16, 28, 30, Nov. 11, 13, Dec. 2, 4); Sec B: 10a-2:30p Sat (Oct. 4, 18, Nov. 1, 15, Dec. 6)

Location: SEM II A3107

Enrollment: 25 each section

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of grant writing and fundraising. After an orientation to contemporary philanthropy and trends, students will learn how to increase the capacity of an organization to be competitive for grants and other donations. We will share ways to plan realistic projects, identify promising funding sources and write clear and compelling components of a grant, based either on guidelines for an actual funder or a generic one. Working individually or in small groups, students will develop their project idea, outline the main components of a grant and prepare a brief common application.

History and Systems in Psychology

Credits: 4

CRN: 10208

Faculty: Susan Cummings, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6-10p Mon

Location: SEM II A2109

Prerequisites: Introductory psychology.

Enrollment: 25

The purpose of this course is to provide an overall view of the emergence of psychology as a field, its historical roots, its evolution within a broader sociocultural context, and philosophical currents running throughout this evolution. Attention will be paid to the interaction of theory development and the social milieu, the cultural biases within theory, and the effect of personal history on theoretical claims. This course is a core course, required for pursuit of graduate studies in psychology.

Hybrid Music I

Credits: 4

CRN: 10190

Faculty: Peter Randlette, 867-6279

Days & Times: 6-10 Tue

Location: COM 346,347

Prerequisites: Faculty signature required. Sophomore standing or above. Introduction to Music Technology or equivalent.

Enrollment: 18

This year-long course sequence is intended for the student interested in exploring musical experimentation with computer applications. The course will combine specific technical information regarding hardware architecture, software and interface design, and creation of musical pieces with focus on the new options presented by this compositional environment. This is a lab course with limited (18) positions available. Please make sure you complete an application and speak with the faculty regarding your skills.

Japanese, Advanced Beginning I

Credits: 4

CRN: 10212

Faculty: Tomoko Hirai Ulmer, 867-5494

Days & Times: 7-9p Tue & Thu

Location: SEM II C3109

Prerequisites: One year of college level Japanese.

Enrollment: 25

This is the first quarter of a year-long course. Students must have had a full year of college-level Japanese and be familiar with the grammar and first 72 kanji characters covered in our first-year textbook. It is recommended that those who have taken the summer immersion program enroll in first-year Japanese. Students will learn new sentence structures, verb forms and vocabulary so they can function in a variety of situations. Classroom activities include oral presentations, learning kanji and reading short stories. Japanese culture and life are discussed throughout the course.

Japanese, Beginning I

Credits: 4

CRN: 10213

Faculty: Tomoko Hirai Ulmer, 867-5494

Days & Times: 5-7p Tue & Thu

Location: SEM II C3109

Enrollment: 25

This is the first quarter of a year-long course designed for students who have never studied Japanese before or those who have taken less than a full year of college-level Japanese. Students will learn how to function in Japanese in everyday situations by learning useful expressions and basic sentence structures. They will also learn hiragana letters. Daily practice with the CDs is required. Japanese culture and life will be discussed throughout the course.

Medical Assisting, A Practical Approach

Credits: 4

CRN: 10195

Faculty: Barbara Krulich, 867-6805, and Elizabeth McHugh, 867-6808, mchughe

Days & Times: TBA, contact faculty

Location: TBA

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or above. Faculty signature, plus one year each of college math, English and a science. Must apply and be interviewed for class selection spring quarter 2008 for fall quarter 2008. Applications available at the Student Health Center March 31, and are due May 21.

Special Expenses: $60 licensure fee; 7-hour HIV/AIDS Training for Health care Workers, approx $70; Current CPR/First Aid training

Enrollment: 12

This nine-month pre-medical practicum designed for students who are interested in careers in health and medical care allows students to work closely with health care professionals in a clinical setting. During the academic year, students will receive the credits and training necessary to become licensed health care assistants in the state of Washington (does not meet requirements for certified medical assisting).


Credits: 4

CRN: Sec A: 10220 (junior standing or above); Sec B: 10221 (freshmen and sophomores)

Faculty: Bob Woods, 867-6228

Days & Times: Sec. A 5:30-9:30p Tue; Sec. B 5:30-9:30p Thu

Location: ArtAnx 0100

Required Fees: $100 for materials and supplies

Enrollment: 12 each section

This course is an introduction to the tools and processes of metal fabrication. Students will practice sheet-metal construction, forming, forging and welding, among other work, while accomplishing a series of projects that encourage student-centered design.