Category Archives: Spring 2019 Courses

Courses that will be offered from April to June 2019

Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage

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Course Title: Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage

Course #19S02

Course fee: $65, early bird discount $55 if registered before April 2nd

Dates: April 16 -3 hours, April 23 _3 hours, April 30 -3 hours, May 7 -3 hours, May 14 -2 hours May 21 –Rain Date as needed.

Time: Varies based on activity, classroom instruction 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, most field instruction 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Class size: Limited to 12 participants.

Locations: Mercer Library, Mouth of the Montreal River & Oronto Creek, Long Lake & Turtle River Continue reading

The Realities of Immigration Today

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Course Title: The Realities of Immigration Today

Course#: 19S03

Dates: Wednesdays April 24 – May 15th From 4-6pm at the Iron County Courthouse in Hurley.

Course Fee: $35 with $5 discount for early registration by April 10th.

Objectives:  This course is designed to help students develop a deeper understanding of contemporary immigration developments and policies. Participants will learn about global demographic changes that influence the flow of migration in the developed and developing world. Sessions will explore public perceptions toward migrants in host countries and compare those to reality, in terms of the decision to migrate, the economic impacts of immigration in host countries, and the role of political economy in integration. Upon course completion, students will be able to better assess the central issues raised by immigration today and the trends of tomorrow. Continue reading

Where Two Worlds Meet-Lac du Flambeau

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Course Title:  Where Two Worlds Meet—Lac du Flambeau

Course # 19S04

Dates:  Wednesdays, May 15- June 5, 2019

Time:  10:00 AM to noon

Location:  Mercer Library conference room, 2648 W Margaret St., Mercer

Course fee: $35 with $5 discount if registration is received by May 1, 2019

Maximum number of students: 12

Objectives:   I hope that students will come to have a greater perception of and empathy for people of differing racial/cultural backgrounds with a view toward bringing about a better understanding and acceptance of others and differing ways of life. Continue reading

American Sign Language

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Course Title:  American Sign Language

Course #19S05

Dates:  Tuesday, May 28 & 30, June 4,6,11,13

Time:  1:30 to 3:00 pm

Location:  Mercer Public Library

Course Fee: $40, Discount $35 if registered by May 14th.

Objectives:  Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language, beginning with the manual alphabet.  Students will also increase sign language vocabulary along with knowledge of grammatical structure.  Students will be able to hold basic conversations with deaf individuals. Continue reading