Want to improve your public speaking and storytelling abilities?
Have you ever been to a Washington Capitals game and didn’t understand the rules?
Do you love the muppets and want to learn how to manipulate a puppet?
Love Spanish food, but want to understand the culture more?
Then we’ve got the PERFECT classes for you!!
Register NOW! for spring 2015 JMUTeach classes.
This spring’s course offerings include:
UNST 101E Section 1: Story-Time Alive!
UNST 101E Section 2: Snipes/Scrapes: Scope of Hockey
UNST 101E Section 3: The Art of Puppetry in Education and Therapy
UNST 101E Section 4: Spanish Regional Cultures
Each course is a one-credit course.
They’re all amazing and they fill up fast, so register today!!
Course Number: UNST 101E-0001
Story-Time Alive! is rooted in the sport Forensics, competitive public speaking, which includes a large variety of categories that encompass the practical approaches of public speaking with the creativity of theatrics. This course will focus on the category Storytelling and, without the use of props or assistance, students will create and deliver a live action version of a chosen picture book in front of their peers.
Snipes/Scrapes: Scope of Hockey
Course Number: UNST 101E-0002
Over the duration of this course, students will be emerged into the ever-growing world of hockey. While students will gain an understanding of the basic rules, competitive structures, and origins of hockey, they will also learn how to apply some of the basic physical tactics and techniques seen at the collegiate and professional levels.
Art of Puppetry in Education & Therapy
Course Number: UNST 101E-0003
This course will focus on the implementation of the art of puppetry as a tool in education, including special education, and therapies, such as speech/language, physical, and psychological. The course will consist of technique classes where the students will learn how to manipulate hand-arm rod puppets. The puppets that will be used are similar to those you see in “The Muppets” or “Sesame Street”. Students will have the opportunity to express themselves and their imagination, while gaining appreciation for the art of puppetry.
Spanish Regional Cultures
Course Number: UNST 101E-0004
Spanish Regional Culture and Civilization will explore the dissimilarities diverse cultural aspects found in the different regions in Spain. between the different regions within Spain. The course will focus specifically focusing on the distinctive foods, customs, histories, folklores, religions, and architecture, and dress of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain. Through case studies and discussion, students will understand how past events and unique regional customs shape present day events pertaining to separate regions and how these regions are interconnected to form a single country.