Class Schedule of 2019.Click here for pdf Directions to the Church

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The class schedule will be changed to reflect this and will be posted on the respective course overview below:

The Great Courses Presentations for the Spring of 2019

Courses of the Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) for the Spring held at the First Congregational Church UCC Hartland are proposed as follows (“click here to access a copy of the LIR Spring Catalog of Courses”)Complete information about membership and registration for courses is available on the LIR page of the WCTC website. Click here to access that page

email questions about classes at First Congregational Church UCC Hartland by clicking here

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Mondays 1:30-3:30 May 6, 13, 20, and June 3.
1) Hacking American Elections: Why We’re
Vulnerable and How We Can Stop It
2) Investigating the American Presidency, (View a preview by clicking here)
and

3) Introduction to “Thinking About Cybersecurity:From Cyber- Crime to Cyber Warfare

Click here enroll in the Cybersecurity Class

Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30 May 7, 14, 21, and 28
1) Evolution Great Transformation & Extinction and Evolution The Evolutionary Arms Race & Why Sex?
2) Evolution The Mind’s Big Bang & What About God?
3) Evolution Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, and
4) Evolution vs. Intelligent Design

Click here to enroll in the Evolution Class

Tuesday 1:30 - 3:30 May 7, 14, 21, and 28
1) The Aging Brain The entire The Great Courses
course, and TED Lecture by Dr. Polk. (click here to access

Aging: It's Not What You Think | Thad Polk | TEDxUofM)


2) Introduction to Nanotechnology, The Great
Courses course

Click here to enroll in the Aging Brain class

Thursday 10:00 to 12:00 May 7, 16, 23, and 30.
Extreme Weather and Climate Change


UN Report: Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’

Click here to enroll in this class


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Church Sponsored Course

Lent 2019 Doctrine of Discovery—In the name of Christ

March 13 Through April 10

March 13 Video Presentation: Doctrine of Discovery— In the Name of Christ, Mennonite Video (Click to View)

Charles C. Mann: 1492, Before and After

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Great Mythologies of the World

Course Syllabus (as pdf file)

Introductory Trailer

Part 1 of 2 Ancient Europe

Mondays 9.30 – 11.25 am

Feb 25, Mar 4,11,25 (Spring break) Apr 1,8

Part 2 of 2 India. Arabia, andAfrica

Mondays: 9.25 -11.25

April 15,22,29, May 6,13 ,20


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The Great Courses Presentations for the Spring of 2019

Courses of the Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) forSpringheld at the First Congregational Church UCC Hartland are proposed as follows:

Mondays 1:30 to 3:25 in Hartland 3940

Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations

Brief Description: This course covers a remarkable breadth of subjects relating to European history from 1348 to 1715. While religion, politics, wars, and economics dominate Professor Fix’s presentation, you will also learn about art, exploration, science, and technology. Part 1 meets on the following dates: January 14. 21, 28 (no class), February 4, 11, 18, and 25 (make-up for January 28). Part 2 meets on the dates March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 22, and 29.

Course Syllabus

Martin Luther, the Reformation and the nation | DW Documentary A German Viwpoint

Rick Steves' Luther and the Reformation

Supplimental Information: The Black Death:

Humanism, What is it?

More on“The Doctrine of Discovery"

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Tuesdays 9:30 to 11:25 in Hartland

Understanding Russia: A Cultural HistoryCourse No.(8374)

Introductory Trailer

Syllabus, Part II

Part 1 meets on the following dates: January 15, 22, 29,February 5, 19 and March 12. No class onFebruary 12.

Part 2 meets on the dates March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 23, and 30, no class on April 16.

History of Russia (PARTS 1-5) - Rsurik to Revolution

Supplimental Information: BBC Russian Time Line


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Tuesdays 1:30 to 3:25 in Hartland 8706

American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

Introductory Trailer

Course Syllabus

Part 1 meets on the following dates: January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 19 and March 12. No class onFebruary 12.

Part 2 meets on the dates March 19,26, April 2, 9, 23, and 30, No class on April 16.

Episode 41 Defense One Climate Change versus the US Military

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Thursdays 10:00 to 12:00

War, Peace, and Power: Diplomatic History of Europe, 1500-2000

DVD 8820

Brief Description: For much of the past five centuries, the history of the European continent has been a history of chaos, its civilization thrown into turmoil by ferocious wars or bitter religious conflicts—sometimes in combination—that have made and remade borders, created and eliminated entire nations, and left a legacy that is still influencing our world.

Part 1 meets on the following dates: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21. Part 2 meets on the dates March 21, 28, April 4,11, 25, and May 2, No Class on April 18.

January 31 “Class’ Cyber-Klep -Notes

1) For a German (Deutsche Welle perspective of Martin Luthers and the role of Religion in the Formation a state (click here)

2) Overview of the Treaty of Westphalia (click here)

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The class schedule will be changed to reflect this and will be posted on the respective course overview below:

The Presentations for the Remainder of 2019

Courses at the First Congregational Church UCC Hartland are proposed as follows(“click here to access a copy of the LIR Spring Catalog of Courses”)Complete information about membership and registration for courses is available on the LIR page of the WCTC website. Click here to access that page

email questions about classes at First Congregational Church UCC Hartland by clicking here


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Native Peoples of North America (Part 1 of 2. 9:30 to 11:25 Tuesdays September 11, 18 and 25 and October 2, 9, and 16.) and (Part 2 of 2

9:30 to 11:25 Tuesdays October 23, 30 and November 6, 13, 27 and December 4. No class on November 20.)

Introductory Trailer

Indian Mounds of Wisconsin

Aztalan State Park

Cahokia

Robert Birmingham, Co-Author of “Indian Mounds of Wisconsin,” provides an overview of the effigy mounds, created by American Indians.

TED Talk: “The Standing Rock resistance and our fight for indigenous rights

TED Talk: Aaron Huey America’s native prisoners of war

Youtube: Bear’s Ears National Monument

Alaska: When the Water Took the Land

Colonial Conflicts 1609 to 1775

We’re Finally Going To Have Native American Women In Congress

Democrats Deb Haaland of New Mexico and Sharice Davids of Kansas won their House races ― and made history.

UW Original research siteCuster's last fight with Sitting Bull

(1884)

The Washington Post: The Indians were right, the English were wrong: A Virginia tribe reclaims its past

A Judge Dealt a Potentially Fatal Blow to the Keystone Pipeline. Trump’s approval of the oil pipeline failed to account for environmental impacts.

What Came Out of the Takeovers: Women's Activism and the

Indian Community School of Milwaukee

University of the AirSunday, April 22, 2018, 4:00pm

How the Ho-Chunk Resisted Removal (Listen)

First Nation Teaching Resources for Wisconsin!!!

The Economist Magazine on the Supreme Court Decision 2019: (Click here to access)

Reserve 107 Film _ March 29th Mennonite Film Canada

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TED Talks on Birds

What’s New at Merlin?

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Smithsonian: Scientists Can Predict Bird Migration!

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OceanographyPart 1 of 2. 1:30 to 3:25, Thursdays, September 13, 20 and 27 and October 4, 11, and 18 andPart 2 of 2, 1:30 to 3:25,Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15 and 29 and December 6 and 13.No class on November 22.

Introductory Trailer BBCBlue Planet IIIAll Seven Episodes of this

Introductory TrailertoOceanography: Exploring Earth’s Final Wilderness I The Great Courses’ DVD that will be the core of this course.

Plastic Gyres, What are They and Why Should We Consider Them as we Begin the Course

A TED Talk: The Discoveries Awaiting Us In The Ocean’s Twilight Zone

TED “Idea Worth Spreading about Oceans”

Special Viewing before the Blue Planet II viewing:

David Attenborough on Climate Change in Poland

Climate Science Special Report

Earth's motion around the Sun, not as simple as I thought

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Economist Magazines” “Technology Quarterl - Oceans

Online Viewing:

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Economist Magazine’s “The Deep Ocean” Introduction video

Relavent Organizations

United Nations “Oceans and the Law of the Sea”

Introductory Trailer

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Ted Talk: Naomi Oreskes on “Why Should we Believe Scientists"

Ted Talk: Katherine Hayhoe on”It’s Important to Talk about It”

Youtube: Sept 16 2018 • Defiant Hope: Our Faithful Response to the Climate Crisis • Jim Antal • 10 am Sermon

Youtube, TED,James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

James Hensen“Climate Change in a Nutshell: The Gathering Storm”as pdf file. (This is a very large file, 55 pages in length!!)


A "Eureka" for Solar Energy | Bert Conings | TEDxUHasselt

DW’s "Ring of Fire" Information


Donald Rambadt 2014