HOBBY / PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

These personal development courses target to train people about fields related to their interests, discover and increase their awareness about their own abilities. People who want to improve themselves can participate these courses.

MUFFIN AND CUPCAKE COURSES
It is not so difficult to make  cupcakes and muffins more attractive according to your own taste using different decorations. After learning the appropriate  techniques and tips , it remains only to  use  your imagination and combine  flavors to suit your own taste. You will be taught  to  prepare the cream and cake dough, and the techniques  and tips  to get the best results.  Moreover, the muffins  do not need to be sweet. According to your taste, you can prepare  a range of  delicious muffins with  vegetables, cheese and spice.Using the most appropriate  techniques and best ingredients, you cancreate  delicacies to share with your loved ones.PROGRAM OF THE COURSEIntroduction to  ingredients and equipment,Preparation of sweet and savory muffin batters,Preparation of sweet cream,Decoration with whipped cream.MENUCoffee CupcakeChocolate Butterfly CupcakeRed Pepper and Corn MuffinZucchini and Carrot Muffin
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INTRODUCTION TO WINE WORLD AND WINE TASTING
Introduction to wine World, The legend of Dionysus, History of wine, Anatolia, Europe, the New World, the major types of  grape used  for wine making, endemic grapes and their features, Wine Tasting Techniques, tasting practical application with 1 White, 1 Rose, 3 Red Wines.
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OLIVE OIL TASTING COURSE
What is olive oil? How do we understand the quality of olive oil? Is it only laboratory analysis? Or is the sensory analysis of olive oil is also necessary? What is the history of olive oil sensory analysis? When did  the first olive oil tasting take place  and what has changed sincethen? How can we  taste and evaluate the olive oil? How can we  classify  olive oil?You are invited to such an event that you will find the answers to the questions above. How do we assess the quality of olive oil that has been familiar for thousands of years in Anatolia? The answers to these questions will be provided by , the lecturer of the course, olive-oil producer,olive-oil Tasting Friendly Society Panel Chairman and Olive Oil and Culinary course lecturer in our university Dr.Dilşen Oktay.Therefore, before coming the course, we strongly advise you to avoid   intense spicy aromas, smoking, and  using  strong smelling perfumes, deodorants, cologne, shaving lotion or other cosmetic products.
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COURSES FOR BREATHING TECHNIQUES
COURSE DESCRIPTIONIn the course, we promote  the benefits of proper  breathing. Participants who attend proper  breathing workshop can provide harmony and balance of mind, the physical and mental health, and can achieve a better quality of life. Most people do not even realize that they restrict their  breathing. Are you aware that our breathing affects our mood, like a thought or dreams effects on the feelings of happiness, joy, sorrow and sadness? Wıth proper  breathing, and better use of the diaphragm, we can postpone aging   30-40 years, and can be protected from many diseases. The simple truth is that, we can live weeks without eating, days without drinking but we can live only minutes without air. Our breath is connected to  our inner and outer worlds. Correct breathing raises our awareness, and so  will help us to become aware of 'who' and 'what’ we are. Therefore, learning different breathing techniques is the best and quickest  way to a healthy life.EXPECTED OUTCOMES: Learning to breathe correctly  and provide practical benefits to the participants.
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MAYA 3D WORKSHOP
Maya is a 3D animation, modeling, simulation and composite program and  is the number one tool of the film industry. It is suitable  for the most challenging modeling and animation work. Within the course period of 32 hours, the basics of simple modeling and animation will be taught. During this time, students will both begin to learn to use  the interface, and they will carry out a 30-second animation project at the end of  the course.COURSE SCHEDULESaturday – Sunday: 9:00-18:0Saturday – Sunday: 9:00-18:00
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PROFESSIONAL COACHING WORKSHOP
Coaching is a scientific method that makes communication and learning easier with personal approach, and it is also a development tool  for creating change and directing your future by increasing awareness of yourself.Coaching practices are shown as one of the most preferred career development tools in the developing world because it has the potential to  improve employee performance and corporate success.Coach determines the roadmap by creating unprejudiced environment to generate the change people  want, realize their own  potential, and allow  the person to use his/her own internal power along the path of development.You can manage your living space and create a holistic change in yourself by using the coaching approach.Why we need a  coach?It provides  the solution and one’s own truth, and identifies  the target or helps to improve existing target.It makes it easy to take effective action steps to reach  targets.It guides  the continuity and productivity of the action steps.It gives you a creative perspective on the management of habitats.It teaches you to ask powerful questions of  yourself and your environment.It provides supporting information for the  management of habitats.Professional Coaching Workshop aims to introduce participants to  the coaching system, and enable  individuals to  apply basic coaching skills in their personal lives.
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INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY DANCE AND BODY AWARENESS WORKSHOP
AUDIENCEThe workshop is open to all participants from different professions, aims to increase awareness with physical, mental, and spiritual relief through music and dance, and allows the participants who wish to experience the contemporary dance phenomenon to explore  their  bodies.WORKSHOP CONTENT•          Movement Technique•          Accurate use of the body’s center of gravity•          Motion / body coordination•          Breathing Work•          Dynamic rhythm and harmony of body•          Space-time-body studies•          Energy conversion•          Awareness / Movement fluidity•          Posture / correct posture work•          The strengthening of physical postureYou will discover your body and yourself, with the movement techniques, including warming up,, stretching and elongation support through  improvisation based on  contemporary dance approaches,  then you will learn a newly-developed body language that you can use  to express yourself.During this workshop, participants gain not only body awareness of themselves, but also acquire cognition and flexibility.The workshop is based on sensing the three-dimensions of your body: the meeting of the spirit-body-mind  which will enable you to reach  the limits of your body.Contemporary Dance Workshop encourages  everyone to move freely, and emphasizes that everyone can dance, and learn  a new expressive  language by jumping, turning, flowing , and dancing freely, with our bodies that  accompanies us throughout our lives.
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CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP
In the workshop you will learn the secrets  of handmade chocolates. A Very enjoyable 3 hours await you. As well as learning the basic information, you will have the opportunity to prepare and taste your own chocolate.COURSE PROGRAMIn the workshop which will be held in IUE Culinary Arts and Management Department kitchen, where four different types of chocolate making will be demonstrated.These are;Minos truffleTraditional Aztec ChocolateMixed nuts of MixtaFonduePancake – for immediate consumption  (it will be made at the end of the activity for enjoyment)
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INTRODUCTION TO BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY
COURSE DESCRIPTIONWe all love taking photos. Sometimes we take scenery photograph, or pictures of the moment that we are together with our loved ones.  Well, do you know that  just by making simple adjustments in our camera and the shooting environment, you can take better  quality and clearer  color photographs? In basic the photography course, we  introduce basic photography knowledge, including cameras and equipment types,  basic terms about photography, light types, and  the manual use of the camera. The  aim of the course is to make  participants who enjoy photography   familiar with the basic settings of the camera, and able  to use these settings.Note: Bring your own camera,  preferably a manual one.
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COURSE OF DICTION AND EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION
COURSE CONTENT:Differences between written and spoken language in TurkishCorrect breathing techniquesDifferent types of speech defects,  detection and correction studiesDiction studies (emphasis-toning-articulation-speed)Correct use of soundReport preparation processBody language for  presentations, and in  the community Control and management of stressTime managementUse of dais and stageIndividual presentations applicationsCOURSE OBJECTIVE:Ensuring the development of presentation skills for many professionals’ career; removing the fear of “Presentation in front of the community”, ensuring  competence in the correct use of our language.
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ABACUS BASED BRAIN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (MENTAL ARİTHMETİC)
Course  Description:The main aim of the course is to focus on mental development of children between 5-14 age range. by the help of this course, children will gain skills to form the basis of memory and intelligence, and the course will have positive impact on the speed of learning in subsequent years.Course  Objectives:The course will help for the  formation of concepts such as memory, imagination, concentration, abstraction by stimulating the right lobe of the brain.Improving children's learning ability by feeding their brain's structure and analytical capabilities.Gaining the ability to make arithmetical operations easily in their mind.
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