so... What is a seminar? ...and what does the "C" stand for?
A seminar may be defined as a gathering of people for the purpose of discussing a stated topic. Such gatherings are usually interactive sessions where the participants engage in discussions about the topic. The sessions are usually headed or led by one or two presenters who serve to steer the discussion along the desired path.
What is the purpose of a seminar?
A seminar may be for the purpose of gaining a better insight into a subject. Other forms of educational seminars might be held to share skills or knowledge to the participants. Of course, a seminar can be motivational, in which case the purpose is usually to inspire the attendees to become better people, or to work towards implementing the skills they might have learned from the seminar.
What is the "C" for?
We will be discussing lots of things that begin with the letter "C": "C"reativity - planning interesting projects in a meaningful and effective way "C"hange - how to deal with changes in your life that seem hard "C"hallenges - how to meet a challenge head-on to help you better succeed "C"ommunication - how to get up in front of a group and give a presentation or speech; how to meet new people and the correct way to communicate with those in authority "C"itizenship in the Digital World - internet safety is so important "C"haracter - developing skills that help you be more responsible and better at making good decisions in life "C"ivility - politeness, courtesy in behavior and speech
Are there rules in "C Seminar?"
YES! Rules are important to make things run smoothly. They keep us on track and insure that everyone feels valued and safe. Here they are: 1. You will be sitting with different people each time you come; this is to make sure you learn to communicate, appreciate, and work with all types of people. 2. You may have guest speakers from time to time. You will honor their presence. 3. You will show respect to others and yourself by valuing the ideas of others and showing through your actions and words that each person is important. 4. You will learn the art of ballroom dancing as part of civility and challenge and have FUN doing it!