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Immaculata Announces April Workshops

Immaculata University will offer on-campus undergraduate workshops for personal and professional development during the month of April.
BEYOND GOOGLE: EFFECTIVE RESEARCH SKILLS. Designed for students majoring in business or a social science, this course focuses on identifying the information needed, acquiring and evaluating information resources, using information effectively, and relating information to societal issues. Students should come with a research topic to the first day of class. Topics should deal with but are not limited to Church and State, Education, Feminism, History of a Country, Global Environmental Change, Health Care Reform, Human Rights, Peace, Psychotherapy, Race Relations, Taxation, Terrorism, and Wages. Linda Rossi will instruct this class on Saturdays, April 1 and 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
WORLD CULTURES. This course introduces the main features of non-western civilizations and traditions. Students whose course work has focused in western civilization learn to appreciate diversity in a global community. Accordingly, this course may be used by students with Western Civilization credits to meet the University´s world civilization requirement. Jeffrey Short, Ph.D., will lead this class on Saturdays, April 22 and 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
INVESTIGATIVE PROCEDURES. In this course, students are introduced to interviewing methods and the development of informants and cooperating witnesses in criminal cases. Students learn to appreciate the importance of forensics, surveillance, wiretapping, and listening devices which are tools to establishing probable cause. The importance of liaison with local and federal agencies is stressed. Carl S. Wallace will instruct this class on Friday, April 7, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
PERSONAL INVESTING. Students analyze the process of establishing and achieving personal investment objectives. Students explore basic theory and practical techniques for personal investment. Topics include determining objectives and risk tolerance, measurements of risk and return, industry and company analysis, and characteristics of equities, mutual finds and other investment vehicles. Upon completion of this survey course, students are better equipped to set appropriate financial goals and make investment choices that are consistent with their objectives. Gregory Brown will lead this class on Friday, April 28, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday, April 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $335 for one credit or $160 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of
LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3241.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.