Welcome to St. Louis OASIS
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Fall classes are still available. Keep an eye out for the spring catalog - coming soon!
Click on the cover at right to download our catalog, or search our online catalog
for upcoming classes. You can register online or call us at 314.862.4859 ext. 24.
The Adams Family
Historian Richard Brookhiser says of the Adams family: “Their family history was History. When they looked at their past, they saw the nation’s; when they looked at the nation’s past, they saw themselves.” Over the next three weeks, explore one, two or all three generations!
The First Generation: Sam, John & Abilgail
Wednesday, Dec 4, 12:30-2:00
The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior
Dr. David Rose, Professor of Economics, UMSL
In this talk Dr. David Rose explains why moral beliefs play an important role in the development and operation of free market societies. He will explain why such trust cannot be derived from our genetic hardwiring or from institutions. Such trust can only come from culturally transmitted moral beliefs that possess specific characteristics.
Monday, Dec 9, 9:30-11:00
OASIS Musicians’ Holiday Concert
Celebrate the season with an evening of music performed by OASIS musicians.
Monday, Dec 16, 6:00-8:00 pm
Free, donations accepted
Living Longer and Better with Palliative Care
Gary A. Ratkin, MD FACP Chairman, Palliative Care program
Discuss decision-making in the era of high-tech personalized medicine, a challenge for patients & caregivers. Have physicians stopped talking to patients? What do palliative care services offer to patients with advanced chronic illness at the end-of-life?
Tuesday, Dec 17, 10:30-12:00
Introduction to Internet
Learn how to navigate the Internet and use email to keep in touch with your friends and family. Not a lecture, this class is all hands-on learning with a high-speed Internet connection. Before taking this course, you should have such basic computer skills as how to use a mouse and keyboard, how to turn the computer on and off and a general understanding of the Windows operating system.
Monday, Jan 6-Feb 10, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $60; Sessions: 6
Global Warming and Climate Change: A National Debate
We will look at the politics, the impact of climate change on our society, latest scientific evidence and what can individuals do. The first day focuses on scientific evidence and positions of dissent while the second day focuses on how society views and acts towards climate change.
Tuesday/Wednesday, Jan 14 & 15, 9:00-11:00
Fee: $25; Sessions: 2
Try Your Hand at iPad
In this course you will learn the basic tricks and techniques for using your iPad including: physical layout of buttons and features, navigating screens and apps, connecting to the Internet, overview of included apps, downloading apps from the Apple Store and the settings you need to know. Please bring your own iPad fully charged.
Friday, Jan 17 & 24, 10:00-12:00
Fee: $20; Sessions: 2
St. Louis Class Survey results
In June 2013, an email survey was conducted on St. Louis OASIS classes. The survey was sent to members who had not participated recently, and provided some good insights that will contribute to planning for future OASIS programs. Here are some of the highlights:
What would bring members back to OASIS:
1. More/different locations
2. Different class topics
3. More convenient class times
Most popular class topics:
Most popular locations:
3. Forest Park/O'Fallon MO (split evenly)