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Despite his death 70 years ago, Adolf Hitler continues to spark controversy. Inexplicably der Führer advanced by a year or two the long-planned German invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa). He also instigated a baffling delay for reinforcing the beleaguered German defenders on D-Day. These strategic errors ultimately cost Germany the war. This class will consider these military blunders in light of Hitler’s ticking sense of his approaching mortality due to his neurological and cardiac disease. Medical evidence will demonstrate a negative impact existed on his decision-making abilities fashioned by his life-shortening Parkinson’s disease with its associated behavioral changes and by his progressive, largely untreatable at the time, coronary artery disease.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Tom Hutton MD PhD 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (2/1/2018-2/1/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 02/01/18

Tuition: $25.00



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Deep in the Heart of Texas enjoy a fun “Evening in New Orleans” where you will learn to cook, learn to taste, learn New Orleans culture and learn to laugh - it’s all part of John DeMers truly entertaining New Orleans culinary/culture course. Taking place in Fredericksburg at Fischer & Weiser’s Culinary Adventure Cooking Classroom equipped with video for viewing your meals preparation. Hosted by the host of “Delicious Mischief” and author of over 50 books on travel, history, religion, food and wine.  

1 session

Instructor : John DeMers 

Weekly - Tue 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (4/10/2018-4/10/2018)

Location : Das Peach House Location : 
  Das Peach House.

Room :  Culinary Classroom

Start date: 04/10/18

Tuition: $90.00



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Course empowers participants to incorporate safe online habits into their lives so they may enjoy the internet securely while connecting with family, friends and third parties. Participants will learn about: 1) Online Banking and Shopping, 2) Downloads and Streaming, 3) Computer Protection, 4) Data and Picture Backups, 5) Safe Passwords, and 6) Scams. This course will inform you how to protect yourself in today’s rapidly evolving world of Cyber Security risks.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Thomas Dean, Colonel, USAF (ret.) 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (1/25/2018-1/25/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 01/25/18

Tuition: $25.00



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The Everything DiSC profile is one of the most accurate personality assessment tools available today. DISC establishes the vocabulary and personal understanding that is foundational for better self-awareness, and it also creates a variety of insights necessary for more effective and productive relationships with other people – not only in the workplace, but also in every day life situations, too. In two 90-minute DISC sessions, participants will discover keys to better understanding themselves, as well as the other people in their lives.  Each participant must complete an online survey prior to the first session. The results of each survey will produce an individualized 20-page report that will be given to each student and helpful in moving participants from assessment to action!   

2 sessions.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.David Danielson MRE 

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (2/13/2018-2/20/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 02/13/18

Tuition: $60.00



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Friedrich Ernst, known as the “Father of German Immigration,” wrote such glowing letters about his new home in Texas, that Germans began arriving in small groups. Then, twenty-one German nobleman began a poorly-planned immigration program that led thousands of settlers––many to their death––to the barren shore of Matagorda Bay. Some of the immigrants remained on the coast and began a community that grew into the thriving seaport of Indianola. The first wave that continued inland established New Braunfels in 1845 and then moved on the following year to begin Fredericksburg. German immigrants spread out across Texas coloring the landscape with handwork and success.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Myra Hargrave McIlvain 

Weekly - Thu 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (4/12/2018-4/12/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  T5-2

Start date: 04/12/18

Tuition: $25.00



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2016 Hall of Fame “best of the best” Army Ranger shares experiences from across the globe of Army Ranger & Special Forces “Green Beret” combat and training. Learn first hand from a leader who assumed responsibilities at the tip of the spear of the rapidly evolving challenges of the war on terror and nuclear warfare. Learn from his combat service in the Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq which included parachuting Atomic Bombs.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Tommy Shook (ret.) Sargeant Major US 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (2/8/2018-2/8/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 02/08/18

Tuition: $25.00



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The archeology, both historic and prehistoric, of the Texas Hill Country is rich.  This course will portray descriptions of life ways of Native Americans in our region and how these changed through time.  The archeological periods used for Texas archeological time will be placed in context with these life ways. Stone tools and weapons utilized by the region’s Native Americans will also be discussed and real specimens displayed, as well as some discussion of ancient local sites. Learn from a teacher who has devoted much of his time to performing professional methods of archeological site work with private landowners.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Steve Stoutamire 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (3/15/2018-3/15/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 03/15/18

Tuition: $25.00



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The condition of our Native Hill Country habitat matters to everyone, whether a rancher, a small landowner or a city dweller. Well-managed native habitat captures rainwater more efficiently, is better wildlife habitat, better livestock range, more sustainable and more beautiful than poorly managed land. The main problems landowners face are overgrazing, past and present, over-browsing, cedar encroachment, erosion and exotic plants and animals. Forces working against the conservation and preservation of the Hill Country include the loss of farm and ranch land to development, land fragmentation, projected population increase, and a population increasingly disconnected and disinterested in nature and natural areas. Learn from a Texas Master Naturalist what we can do about all of this?  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Jim Stanley Ph. D. 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (4/19/2018-4/19/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. A/B

Start date: 04/19/18

Tuition: $25.00



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This nation sent men to the moon and returned them safely to earth in the decade of the 1960’s, “not because it was easy (technically) but because it was hard.”   A NASA Astronaut, Flight director and Engineer review how this and other spaceflight missions were accomplished.  Today, we can send humans to the moon because it is easy (technically) but it is difficult politically.  There is a desire for humans to explore space and we now have many more capabilities with which to do it. Shall the journey be continued is the question that will be addressed?  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Jack Lousma  3.Gerry Griffin  4.Tom Moser 

Weekly - Fri 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (1/19/2018-1/19/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  The Grill & Rm J/K

Start date: 01/19/18

Tuition: $0.00



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Very few (if any) places in the United States can claim a geological past as interesting as the area within the triangle of Kerrville to Llano to Austin.  This area has experienced it all!  Earthquakes, volcanoes, great mountain ranges, enormous seas and cave formation are geological processes that have left their evidence in this area if we only look around. This class will examine the geological history of the Hill Country by focusing on the uplift of the Edwards Plateau, the Enchanted Rock area, Longhorn Caverns and the Balcones Fault along with Pilot Knob, McKinney Falls, and the evidence left by the great Cretaceous Inland Seaway.  So, let’s all be geologists for a while and take a virtual field trip to study the great geology of this most interesting area!  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Theron Sage 

Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (3/6/2018-3/6/2018)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  The Grill

Start date: 03/06/18

Tuition: $35.00



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We live our everyday lives within a complex web of performances and texts, but we barely pay attention to these vernacular artifacts.  In fact, they are often invisible to us. These performances and texts are significant, nonetheless, because they tell us who we are, what we believe, and how we respond to the uncertainties of the world around us.  It is my hope that after attending this course, you can never look at everyday life the same way again.  Price includes lunch.  

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Jeff Anderson  2.Charlie McCormick Ph.D. 

Weekly - Tue 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (4/24/2018-4/24/2018)

Location : Schreiner Cailloux Student Center Location : 
  Schreiner Cailloux Student Center.

Room :  Student Center

Start date: 04/24/18

Tuition: $40.00



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Professor Arvidsson’s fascinating presentation, at new The Loftis Observatory 2100 E Main, will investigate the smaller inhabitants of the solar system. Learn about dwarf planets, asteroids, Kuiper Belt objects, and comets. In recent years more is becoming known about these elusive solar system bodies, as exemplified by the New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond.    

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kim Arvidsson Ph.D.  2.Jeff Anderson 

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (2/15/2018-2/15/2018)

Location : Schreiner University Location : 
  Schreiner University.

Room :  Loftis Observatory

Start date: 02/15/18

Tuition: $25.00



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