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CONTEMPORARY ARTS

Appreciating and Collecting Contemporary Art
Explore the regional contemporary art scene and develop a better understanding of the dynamics of producing, showing and collecting artwork. Baltimore is home to a diverse community of artists and galleries and through classroom and off-campus visits, you will experience the people who create, present and collect art. You must provide your own transportation to off-campus locations that may include galleries, studios and alternative art facilities.
Total Cost: $79 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $79)

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35476 S(4) 2/21-3/14 10am-12pm OM

Collaborative Creative Play
Engage in play with your young child using objects that roll, stack, bend, expand and shrink-discovering each other's skills to imagine and create. We will use The Imagination Playground, 105-large block set, and some accessories (e.g., fabric, hoops & sand) to stimulate creative thinking, active movement and build structures. This play session is devoted to collaborative play between parent or guardian and child. Get ready to design, construct and display your innovation. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Total Cost: $46 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $46)

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35472 S(1) 3/7 1-3:30pm CC

35474 S(1) 3/21 10am-12:30pm EC

Cultivate Your Creativity
Explore creativity through the lens of art, business, scientific and personal inquiry. Creativity is a powerful tool in the fields of both business and personal health. Practicing creativity has the power to invigorate people, renew their passion for life, reveal new connections and provide fresh insights. Develop your own unique project during the 6 week session.
Total Cost: $80 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $80)

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35471 R(6) 3/5-4/23 7-9pm CC

HISTORY & CULTURE

The Beatles in the Rock Generation
The Beatles changed popular music in ways few other popular music artists did. Their continuing influence is heard and seen in music and in the media. Millions of people consider themselves devoted fans. How and why did this happen? This course will answer these as well as questions, and will facilitate a deeper understanding and appreciation of the nature of popular music. At the end of this course, you will listen to music and lyrics with a more analytical ear, and will begin to differentiate art from artifice.
Total Cost: $86 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $86)

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35401 S(8) 3/14-5/16 7-9pm OM

The History of Rock and Roll Music
Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the nature of rock and roll music. Explore how it has changed popular music and influenced our culture, society as well as our world. Learn to listen to music/lyrics with a more analytical ear and appreciate rock and roll as an art form.
Total Cost: $105 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $105)

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35401 S(8) 3/14-5/16 7-9pm OM

FILM HISTORY


LITERATURE

Appreciating Sherlock Holmes
Explore the world of the world's most famous detective. In addition to the original stories, coverage will include various movies and television presentations as well as the many Sherlockian pastiches. New and experienced Sherlock fans will enjoy this course!
Total Cost: $62 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $62)

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35106 M(4) 3/2-23 7-9pm PMD

Unpacking Popular Culture: through the Lens of Contemporary Literature and Film
Examine influential writers and directors that deal with issues related to the American experience such as Gloria Anzaldua, Amy Tan, Toni Morrison, Spike Lee and more. Identify themes about gender, class and race. Also see how these themes are present in popular culture, forming the American consciousness and identity. Selected readings/books may require additional cost.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $89)

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37828 W(6) 4/29-6/3 6:30-8:30pm OM

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Speaking in Public
Develop communication skills useful in interpersonal, work-related, volunteer and community leadership roles. Learn to make powerful presentations with confidence, poise and enthusiasm.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $69)

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35537 M(4) 3/9-30 7-9pm CTH

37032 W(4) 4/1-29 7-9pm PMD

37031 W(4) 5/6-27 7-9pm OM

COMMUNICATION/ WRITING

COMMUNICATION

Intercultural Communication Perspectives
When people from different cultures engage in conversation, the possibility of miscommunication exists. We live in a diverse country, and it is important to be able to communicate across different cultures. Join us to learn about your own and differing cultures' communication tendencies, and improve your ability to understand and communicate effectively with others.
Total Cost: $79 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $49)

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35521 R(2) 3/5-12 6:30-9pm OM

Skills for Making Good Decisions
Learn to improve decision making skills and better understand different models of decision-making. Topics to be covered include common decision-making pitfalls, actions and intentions, goal setting, making decisions in crisis situations, emotional aspects of decision-making, and evaluating results of decisions.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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36248 Arranged 2/18-4/10 Arranged Online

Speaking in Public
Develop communication skills useful in interpersonal, work-related, volunteer and community leadership roles. Learn to make powerful presentations with confidence, poise and enthusiasm.
Total Cost: $89 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $69)

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35537 M(4) 3/9-30 7-9pm CTH

37032 W(4) 4/1-29 7-9pm PMD

37031 W(4) 5/6-27 7-9pm OM

WRITING

Writing Fiction
Learn how to write fiction from an experienced author. Investigate plot, characterization, point of view and theme. Acquire information regarding publications and how to prepare a manuscript for submission.
Total Cost: $98 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $78)

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35101 W(8) 3/11-5/6 7-9pm CC

Advanced Fiction Writing
Refine plots using the three-act structure and receive feedback from class members and the instructor. Bring a one-page plot summary to the first session. Intended for writers with a work in progress.
Total Cost: $90 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $60)

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35422 M/W(8) 3/2-25 7-9pm OM

The Craft of Magazine Writing
Explore how to turn your dreams and ideas into bylines. If you have ever thought about writing for a magazine, if you are a determined new writer or if you just haven't written for a publication in years, this class can give you a jump-start.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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36199 Arranged 2/18-4/10 Arranged Online

Creative Writing in Spanish/Literatura Creatica en Espanol
Whether you are a native Spanish speaker or Spanish is your second language, writing in Spanish will improve your language skills and offer you a chance to capture your creativity. Memoirs, short stories, and poetry are among the writing styles that will be explored. You will learn the steps for self-publishing via Amazon-CreateSpace and print copies for family and friends. Receive one-on-one feedback from native Spanish speaker/writer.

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Total Cost: $86 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $86)

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37807 W(5) 5/6-6/3 7-9pm OM

Mystery Writing
Explore in-depth mystery writing methods and techniques in order to become a published author. Topics to be covered include four story types - how they relate to mystery writing, three-act story structure, difference between story and plot, specific techniques for writing mysteries.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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36201 Arranged 2/18-4/10 Arranged ED2GO

Research Methods for Writers
Learn how to efficiently and effectively conduct research for any writing projects (fiction/non-fiction/business) as well as how to access public records and conduct Internet searches and personal interviews.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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36044 Arranged 3/18-5/8 Arranged ED2GO

Writing for Better Business Results
Obtain the basic skills necessary to write better business correspondence. Review the importance of correct grammar, punctuation and structure as well as the form, tone and style for business memos and correspondence.
Total Cost: $229 (Tuition: $169 Fees: $60)

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37951 F(2) 4/24-5/1 9am-4pm OM

37952 F(2) 6/5-12 9am-4pm HV

Write Your Life Story
Have you thought about writing your story, sharing life-altering events? Does your family really know about their heritage? If you've ever thought about writing your life story, now is the time. You will have the satisfaction of telling history your way. You may even find a lucrative market for your story, just like the authors of the bestselling Rocket Boys and Angela's Ashes. This course walks you step-by-step through the process of writing your life story. It's fun. It's exciting. It's a story only you can tell.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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36187 Arranged 2/18-4/10 Arranged ED2GO

Writing for History Lovers
Learn from an expert in the field how to write historically accurate, carefully edited, and compelling historical narratives for fun and profit. If you love history, chances are that you've felt the itch to write a historical novel. Additional reading materials required.
Total Cost: $92 (Tuition: $0 Fees: $92)

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38093 Arranged 4/14-6/1 Arranged ED2GO

Write and Publish Your Non Fiction Book
Gain an overview of skills needed to write books for career advancement. Topics to be covered include choosing a unique topic or concept that will stand out to agents and editors, establishment of a writing style, structure, and slant that will appeal to a unique audience, as well as keep readers engaged, development of invaluable strategies for setting a writing schedule and banishing "writer's block," and assessment of current traditional publishing industry works and techniques you can used in gaining editor and agent remark.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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37739 Arranged 4/15-6/5 Arranged ED2GO

Writing Young Adult Fiction
Gain the skills needed in the step-by-step development of a young adult story. Topics include deciding on story type, plot plan, and dramatic elements in maintaining reader interest, creation of dialogue that resonates with teenagers and young adults, analysis of excerpts from bestselling young adult books in evaluating what makes them successful, and interpretation of expert advice on publishing and marketing books.
Total Cost: $109 (Tuition: $20 Fees: $89)

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36188 Arranged 4/15-6/5 Arranged ED2GO
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