Human Development and Relations

HUMDEV E15 Senior Studies – THEATER – History of Comedy

Study theatrical periods, methods and style and their impact on the community they entertain.

9779 9a–10:50a    Wed    1227 #409    John Achorn

History of comedy: This term we will investigate a brief history of women comediennes in film, radio, TV and stand-up—from silent film to the present.

HUMDEV E17 Senior Seminar – Luisa R. Kot Concert Series

Discover the influences and connections between ideas, values and concepts to expand your understanding of a variety of topics.

9780 4:30p–6:20p    Thu    1227 #107    James Peterson

Vocal and instrumental performances interspersed with comments by artists and students. Experience the development of eclectic musical forms with influences from around the world. Dates to be announced when performers’ schedules are confirmed. This course is offered in memory of Luisa R. G. Kot.

HUMDEV E21 Life Experience

Come review your life and experiences.

9781 11a–12:50p    Wed    1227 #409    Archie Barkan

Yiddish and Jewish life: Customs, culture, roots, and current events will bring a 1,000–year–old culture and lifestyle into the present context.

HUMDEV E24 Bereavement Support

Receive encouragement and moral support in a small group setting.

9782 1:30p-3:20p    Mon    1227 #407    Phyllis Press

Encouragement and support offered in a small group setting guided by an experienced counselor. This course is offered in memory of Zelda Herman.

HUMDEV E25 Dealing with Hearing Impairment

Focus on the enhancement of communications skills and learning to live with hearing impairment. Course includes study of speech, lip reading, body language and auditory clues.

9783 12:30p–2:20p    Tue    1227 #407    Lois Frand

This course is for improving the communications skills of the hearing–impaired through lip reading and oral techniques.

HUMDEV E27 Enhancing Memory Skills

Special topics of interest to Emeritus students are explored and discussed.

9784 10a–11:50a    Tue    1227 #407    Lois Frand

9785 12:30p–2:20p    Wed    1227 #407    Lois Frand

Learn activities that keep the brain alive and active through mental aerobics; right– and left–brain tasks.

HUMDEV E28 Aphasic Speech

Increase your ability to interact with others by practicing with a computer. Designed for people with brain injuries such as stroke.

9786 1:30p–3:20p    Wed    1227 #208    Louise Feinberg

Specialized computer software is introduced to those with speech impairment due to aphasia. Contact the SMC Disabled Student Center for information, (310) 434–4442.

HUMDEV E50 Pathfinders

Pathfinders’ Speech group: Professional support beyond hospital or private therapy. Cope with the effects of stroke or brain injury on your speech. Attend one time period per session. Partners may participate in the 10:30 session.

9787 10:30a–11:45a & 12p–1:30p   Wed    1227 #410    Louise Feinberg

9788 10:30a–11:45a & 12p–1:30p   Wed    1227 #408    Rosalyn Krissman

PSYCH E03 Grandparenting

Refresh and improve your parenting skills for your grandchildren.

9823 5p–6:50p    Wed    VIRGINIA PARK    Dalia Quiñones

Grandparents and parents are taught skills that can be used to help keep students in school. Taught in Spanish. Meets in the Park Center, Conference Room.

PSYCH E33 Living As a Single Person

Learn about successful choices as a single person.

9824 11a–12:50p    Mon    1227 #407    Phyllis Press

Learn strategies for successful single living. Discuss concrete and abstract issues of divorce, loneliness, and coping with changes in life style.

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