Anyone interested in general survey research methods may sign up for a summer workshop focusing on study design, sampling, methods of data collection and questionnaire design. The six two-hour sessions will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 8 through 24. The cost is $50 for UI faculty and staff members and students; $75 for those not affiliated with the university. For registration information, call 333-4273, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For musical memories galore, check out WILL's Vintage Vinyl used-record
sale scheduled from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana.
Most used albums and tapes will be sold for $1, while a few collector's items will be priced higher. The thousands of recordings for sale include music of all kinds on 78s, 45s, albums, tapes and CDs.
This is the fourth annual Vintage Vinyl sponsored by public radio stations WILL-AM-FM. All proceeds benefit the stations' 1996-97 operating budget. Last year's sale raised more than $16,000.
The Division of Campus Recreation is sponsoring its annual Faculty/Staff
Summer Golf Outing July 17 at the UI Orange and Blue Golf courses. The entry
fee is $120 per team and includes cart, green fees, lunch, prizes, range
balls and refreshments. Entry fee is due at the time of registration. UI
Golf Course memberships will be honored.
Faculty and staff members' priority registration will be July 1-5 in 172 IMPE from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (The office is closed July 4.) Registration will be open to UI students July 8-10. For more information call 333-3510.
This month on "Prairie Fire"
Channel 12's "Prairie Fire," airing at 8 p.m. June 13, looks back at the odd melding of sports and manufacturing that created the Decatur Staleys, a corporate semi-pro football team that became the Chicago Bears.
Also in the June show, host Alison Davis goes on a tour of art at the UI. Adjunct art history professor Muriel Scheinman, author of "A Guide to Art at the University of Illinois," takes Davis to see some of the notable sculptures and reliefs on campus.
The University YMCA announces registration for the summer semester of
its Communiversity program. These low-cost, noncredit classes are available
to the public in a variety of areas. There are also short courses and workshops
offered for those with limited time.
Registration is from June 10 through 14 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the University YMCA. Mail-in registrations also will be accepted. Most classes begin the week of June 16.
A limited number of fee waivers are available for those willing to help during registration. Waivers can be applied toward the cost of most Communiversity classes. For a catalog and for more information, call the University YMCA at 337-1500.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts welcomes folks of all ages June
15 to its second annual Summer Swing - a block party featuring live music,
food and fun.
Krannert Center's outdoor amphitheater and terraces are the site for the daylong block party, which features children's activities, food vendors and building tours throughout the afternoon.
Live entertainment is scheduled in the amphitheater beginning at noon with Pocket Big Band and continuing with Kevin Hart Latin Jazz at 1 p.m., New Orleans Jazz Machine at 2 p.m., the Squeezetones at 3 p.m., The Lazy Boys at 4 p.m., and My Brother's Keeper at 5 p.m.
Ticketed events scheduled for that evening are the Cajun band BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet at 7 p.m., and the opening night of Illinois Repertory Theatre's Summerfest '96, "Taking Steps," at 8 p.m.
In case of rain, outdoor events will be held in the Krannert Center lobby.
The Division of Extramural programs, Office of Continuing Education and
Public Service is offering a noncredit course, "Publishing on the World
Classes meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the College of Education beginning June 12. Faculty and staff members and students may enroll in one or all three modules.
Module 1-- June 12, 17 and 19 ($38); Basics of the Internet and tools used when publishing web pages.
Module 2 -- June 24, 26, July 1 and 3 ($49); How HTML works, creating personal web sites and headers, formatting page and text, adding images, creating internal and external hyperlinks, and page design elements.
Module 3 -- July 22, 24, 29 and 31 ($49); Creating transparent images and clickable images/maps, changing background colors and text colors, adding wallpaper, creating HTML forms, and manipulation and use of CGI scripts.
For further information, or to enroll, call the Office of Statewide Programming, 333-6305.