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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Offers Classes the Week of Nov 5-11, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2012,
The following Nov. 5-11, 2012 courses are offered through University of Wisconsin–Waukesha Continuing Education, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. 53188.

UW-Waukesha Continuing Education offers classes in personal enrich¬ment, undergraduate credit courses and professional certificates for community members of every stage of life. We invite our valuable customers to engage and channel their time and energy into seizing the day and exploring all that our classes have to offer. Classes are held at UW-Waukesha unless otherwise noted.

NEW! Camera RAW-Shooting and Processing RAW Format Pictures
Instructor, Chris Jourdan
Want to start shooting “RAW” or have a bunch of “RAW” files on your PC? From camera settings to downloading and opening RAW files, discover techniques for shooting, downloading, sorting, and developing those “RAW” files into works of art. Edit the RAW data to get the best image possible. Learn to process and save. Learn how to save presets you can apply later in batch processes. Class will be working with Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom, and Photoshop Elements.
M, Nov 5-19, 6:00pm-9:00pm, $99

Past, Present, and Future Lives
Instructor, Jerry Schatz
Déjà vu or a glimpse into a past-life? You be the judge. We will look in great detail at the potential to incarnate in more than one time period and how past life recall can give us valuable insights into our past, present and future lives. Using the technology of Hemi-Sync, a combination of music, verbal guidance or subtle sound effects for relaxation and a viewing mechanism, we will discover lessons necessary for our spiritual evolution. CDs and supplies are required, please see our website for more details.
W, Nov 7-Dec 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm, $59

History of Buddhist Thought
Instructor, Michael Mullooly
Buddhism is not just a religion. It is also a philosophical tradition that delves into questions concerning the nature of human existence. The Buddha himself avoided metaphysical inquiry. He believed compassionate activity was more important than philosophical speculation. But thinkers have plumbed the depths to elucidate his teachings. This course surveys the development of Buddhist thought. Beginning with the teachings of the Buddha himself, we explore the early realist schools of Hinayana Buddhism. Next we analyze later positions held by the idealist schools of Mahayana Buddhism. Finally, we witness the great flowering of Buddhist thought in Zen philosophy. A knowledge of Buddhism is not necessary, but helpful. An interest in Buddhist philosophy is essential. In the end we hope to find answers to life’s great questions from a Buddhist perspective.
W, Nov 7-Dec 19 (No class Nov 21), 6:30pm-8:30pm, $99

Beyond Death…What Do We Know?
Instructor, Jacquelyn Oliveira
This class examines death, dying and the evidence of the after-life. Discussion topics will help gain a clear focus and better understanding of the meaning of life and its journey. Other topics include deathbed visions, life review, near-death experiences, the second body, and after-death communication.
W, November 7, 6:30pm-9:30pm, $29

Flash Photography
Instructor, Chris Jourdan
Master the flash on your camera! Secrets about the art of flash photography are revealed as you discover how get the picture you want. This class covers flash types, flash maintenance, flash exposure, light modifying tools (i.e. soft-boxes and bounce tools), using multiple flash units wirelessly, and much more. Bring your camera and flash equipment.
Th, Nov 8-Dec 6, 6:00pm-9:00pm, $89
(No Class Nov 22)

Glacial Geology of Waukesha County
Instructor, Marlin Johnson
Step back in history and learn how powerful geological forces shaped this corner of the world we call Waukesha County. Discover how glaciers formed our beautiful valleys, hills and lakes. This class cumulates in a fieldtrip departing from campus in a carpool.
Th, Nov 8, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Class
Sat, Nov 10, 9:00am-Noon, Fieldtrip, $19

NEW! Computer Confidence: Basics and
Instructor, Christina Fohr
Technology is ever changing, but learning the basics of computers such as how to use a mouse, jump drive or understanding the reasons why your computer falls into sleep mode sets a foundation to learn more. Once you have mastered the basics be ready to delve into working with photos on your computer, and you will be set up for success as you pursue future intermediate or advanced computer classes!
Sat, Nov 10, 9:00am-11:00am, $39


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