THE KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

NEVER STOP LEARNING!

In class with The Knowledge Exchange at GSU

THE KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

- For lifelong learners

- Unique and diverse non-credited classes

- Reasonable price

- Designed for retired and semi-retired learners

- Relaxed and friendly environment

- Encouraging shared learning and the free exchange of opinions and ideas

Location

GSU Campus, B-Wing Classrooms 

& The Zoom Virtual Platform


Contact

Suzanne Patterson or Katie Karstensen

School of Extended Learning 

Email: spatterson3@govst.edu or kkarstensen@govst.edu 

Courses

Music Appreciation: Movie Score Composers

8 Weeks / Hybrid / Fridays, April 12 - May 31

10:00AM - 12:00PM CST

Room B2203 or virtually via Zoom

Course Fee: $80

Join retired GovState Professor and talented musician Ronald Small for his latest course creation for our Music Appreciation series. This course will explore the role and video samples of their music from a variety of their films. Composers covered include Dimitri Tiomkin, Franz Waxman, and Hans Zimmer, to more recent composers, Alan Menkin, Henry Mancini, Howard Shore, and John Williams. Special guest musician Sara Van Laningham, who worked in the scoring department of a Hollywood Studio, will join the class via Zoom for a Q&A for a wide array of questions and points for discussion.

NOTE: If paired with an afternoon course, this morning course qualifies for the second course discount of $35.00. Enter or mention the Promo Code TKE2 during registration.



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The Golden Age of Media: A Brief History of Newspapers, Magazines, Radio, and Television

4 Weeks / In Person / Fridays, May 10, 17, 24, & 31

10:00AM - 12:00PM CST

Room B2200

Course Fee: $40

Join Myras Osman in his 15th year with The Knowledge Exchange for an exploration of the history of the newspaper industry, including yellow journalism and the industry's impact on American political life. The course will include coverage of the progressive muckraking reformers who changed journalism in both newspapers and magazines. The last two weeks of the course will examine the impact of radio and television from the 1920s to present day culminating with a trip down memory lane with a discussion of the classic TV shows of the 1950s and 60s that can still be viewed and enjoyed today.

NOTE: If paired with an afternoon course, this morning course qualifies for the second course discount of $35.00. Enter or mention the Promo Code TKE2 during registration.



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Icons of Fashion: From the S-Bend to Blue Jeans

8 Weeks / Hybrid / Fridays, April 12 - May 31

1:00PM - 3:00PM CST

Room B2203 or virtually via Zoom

Course Fee: $80

Inspired by the book Icons of Fashion: The 20th Century by Gerda Buxbaum, Christine Small in her 4th year leading courses for The Knowledge Exchange, has created a fascinating look at the changes in fashion over the 100 years of the 20th Century. That century brought about the fastest fashion changes ever experienced which led to a boom in the clothing industry. Many of the fashion images shown in class will bring back memories of clothing from your past wardrobes!

NOTE: If paired with a morning course, this afternoon course qualifies for the second course discount of $35.00. Enter or mention the Promo Code TKE2 during registration.



This course contains no sessions
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