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Fit, Fast and Focused - How to reclaim time and focus!

Fit, Fast and Focused – How to reclaim time, focus on what matters and get more done! It’s no secret. Life and work is becoming increasingly more complex and complicated. Busy is the new norm, so how can you regain control over your ever-expanding to-do list, the constant barrage of interruptions and feeling under too much pressure? It’s time to press pause and consider • The best way to focus your attention to be a more effective learner, and recall what matters at the right time... [More]

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The insider's guide to: Dutch Batavia

The city of Batavia (present-day Jakarta) was a key trading post of the Dutch maritime empire in Asia. Created on the ruins of Jayakarta, the new city boasted rows of step- and spout-gabled houses along its canals, inviting visitors to praise Batavia as a Dutch city in the tropics. From its foundations, the city was a melting pot of cultures. We will discuss the construction of Batavia and its social life: how did people from different cultural and religious backgrounds live... [More]

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History of Books

Biblio-enthusiast Alana Marshall is delighted to return to UWA Extension for 2018 with a light and interesting exploration of the history of the book! From clay tablets, papyrus, wax tablets, parchment, and codices through to the evolution of printing, we will treat the book, in a true bibliographic sense, as an object of physical glory and touch upon some of its fascinating cultural aspects. Additionally, we will traverse the development of paper and the printing press, with some... [More]

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Developing your Writing Style

Aspiring writers love John’s fun and interactive workshops! Our favourite authors synthesise style, voice and tone to transport us into the world of their novel. What words do they use and in what order? How do they employ narrative mode? What point of view do they adopt? How adept are they at analogy? Learn how to focus on style in popular writing and how you can develop your own writing style to match that of published authors. [More]

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Ten-minute sketches for absolute beginners

Absolute Beginners, enjoy a fast and loose, creative approach capturing the essence of your subject! Fun, easy techniques help you simplify basic art processes. You’ll use a variety of loose media helping you to free up... including markers, coloured pastels, graphite sticks, charcoal, conte, pens, ink. Great for unlocking artistic blocks, with a fun and expressive approach! THINGS TO KNOW Professional art materials provided. Light lunch is provided. The course is suited for... [More]

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Getting published - mastering the process

Completing the first draft of your manuscript – whether for a novel, short story, non-fiction book or magazine article – is a major achievement. Yet this is only the first step in a long journey to getting published. In this course you will learn the step-by-step process including market research, finding an agent, approaching publishing houses, and the pros and cons of self-publishing. Your first draft is only the beginning. Now comes the rewriting, and yet more rewriting; then... [More]
$170 Limited inc GST
Getting published - mastering the process

<p>Completing the first draft of your manuscript – whether for a novel, short story, non-fiction book or magazine article – is a major achievement. Yet this is only the first step in a long journey to

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How to keep a beehive

Did you ever want to have your own beehive? Or perhaps you just want to take better care of your bees. Please only attend if you have been stung by a bee in the past and do not have a serious bee allergy. This basic overview explains how to manage a healthy, productive honeybee colony. Learn how to work with these fascinating insects and produce your own local honey. The theory section will take you through the logistics of starting in bees, how to use your equipment, how to... [More]

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Because Language Series: How Children Learn Language

By about three years old, every human has performed one of the most complex cognitive feats in the animal kingdom: learning a language. How do they do it, and when? What can adults do to encourage a child’s language learning? This session is an accessible look at child language acquisition and its implications for the human mind. There are also some adorable baby videos. What’s in this session Nature, nurture, and interaction: Ideas about child language acquisition. What do they... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST
Because Language Series: How Children Learn Language

<p>By about three years old, every human has performed one of the most complex cognitive feats in the animal kingdom: learning a language. <br/>How do they do it, and when? What can adults do to

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Practical photography (intermediate)

Designed for those who know the basic functions and features of their digital camera and wish to learn more (or have completed the Beginners course). Topics include aperture priority, shutter speed priority, portrait modes, landscape modes, exposure compensation, eliminating shutter lag, manual white balance and macro. Note that your camera must have manual settings such as P, A, S, M. The course examines all the manual modes in some detail – P, A, S and M. We use landscape... [More]
$200 Limited inc GST
Practical photography (intermediate)

<p>Designed for those who know the basic functions and features of their digital camera and wish to learn more (or have completed the Beginners course). Topics include aperture priority, shutter speed

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