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Personal Enrichment

Enrich your experience as a lifelong learner and explore our programs for fun, fitness or personal growth. Personal Enrichment programs are designed to help you enjoy life, learn new skills and try new things. Find unique on-campus and online learning experiences year-round.


Online Enrichment Courses

UWF Continuing Education offers a variety of 6-week online enrichment courses. New courses start monthly with all lessons online, giving you the flexibility to gain new skills on your own time. Personal development topics include:

Arts >   Design and Composition >  Health and Wellness >    Languages >   Personal Finance and Investments >    Photography >    Starting a Business >   Writing and Publishing >

Location: Online
Tuition: $100+ 
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Korean Language Introductory I

Dates: June 3, 2020 - July 8, 2020 

This is a beginner's course to learn the fundamentals of Korean language, introductions, basic vocabulary, basic grammar and the hangul writing system. Class will be held virtually via Zoom.

Schedule: Wednesdays,
7:30 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
Location: Online
Tuition: $80
Register for Korean Language I


Korean Language II

Dates: June 4, 2020 - July 9, 2020 

This class aims to provide an introductory level of grammar and to increase vocabulary for daily life. It is recommended for learners who have completed Korean 1 through Continuing Education and have finished learning Korean consonants and vowels. You will also learn about Korean traditional and contemporary culture throughout the classes as well as useful basic expressions. Classes will be interactive and fun. Class will be held virtually via Zoom.

Schedule: Thursdays,
7:30 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
Location: Online
Tuition: $80
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Korean Culture and Language

Dates: June 2, 2020 - July 7, 2020 

Learn about unique aspects of Korean culture and language from the Korean specialist at the University of West Florida’s Center for Asian Studies, Kyonghee Paik. Through concrete examples of cultural practices in courtship, family, business, schools and entertainment, the instructor will highlight the unique aspects of Korean culture and language in comparison to cultures in the West and the East. No knowledge of Korean language is needed, while students will learn some key Korean concepts such as Nunchi, Seonbae/Fubae, Han, Ppali Ppali, Chum, Uri, etc. Class will be held virtually via Zoom

Schedule: Tuesdays,
7:30 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
Location: Online
Tuition: $80
Register for Korean Culture


Let's Learn Japanese: Japanese Practice

Dates: June 11, 2020 - July 30, 2020

This class is designed for beginners to lower-intermediate and to give a foundation in Japanese sufficient to handle every day, practical conversation. The content of the class includes useful daily expressions, basic vocabularies, conjugation of the verbs in the tense.

The class is focused on speaking practice (pronunciation) and basic sentence structure. There are a lot of practice exercises to help learn natural conversation from a native Japanese instructor. Class will be held virtually via Zoom.

Schedule: Thursdays, 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Tuition: $80 
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Let's Learn Japanese: Talk in Japanese

Dates: June 22, 2020 - August 10 2020 

Try to use Japanese which you have learned and talk with a native Japanese instructor and classmates. The class is focused on comprehensive and speaking Japanese practice through specific topics. The class aims at improving your communication abilities. It is recommended for learners who have completed Conversational Japanese III (Continuing Education) or intermediate level. Learners can read and understand short stories in Japanese. Class will beheld virtually via Zoom.

Schedule: Mondays,
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Online
Tuition: $80
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Let's Learn Japanese: Hiragana and Katakana Writing

Dates: June 16, 2020 - August 4, 2020

Learn words, phrases and expressions of the Japanese language. Mastery of the correct stroke orders for Japanese characters will also be covered. Upon completion of the course, you will understand how to read and write Hiragana or Katakana. Choose one of the writing systems to focus on and learn at your own pace. This course is designed for learners with little or no prior knowledge of the written form of Japanese language but is also perfect for advanced Japanese learners. Class will be held virtually via Zoom.

 

Schedule: Tuesdays,
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Tuition: $80
Register for Hiragana and Katakana Writing