Registration

2020 TERM 1 REGISTRATION:

Registration for 2020 Term 1 classes is available now!

  • REGISTRATION NOTES:
    • Please read about each of these courses and classes on their appropriate pages before you register!
    • You can only register for classes for the upcoming Term only (e.g. in January or February for Term 1 classes that begin in February).
    • You can register for subsequent Term classes once registration for that Term begins (e.g. in March or April for Term 2 classes that begin in April).
    • In order to register for the Term 1 class you are interested in, please scroll to the appropriate section below (i.e. either “Religious Diversity” classes or “Language” classes), chose the location (i.e. Hamilton, Te Awamutu or Tauranga) or language class (i.e. Hebrew, Hindi, Urdu ), and click on the yellow “Pay Now” within that section. Clicking on the wrong “Pay Now” button will result in registering for the wrong class.
    • Registration & Payment can be made with funds from your existing PayPal account (if you have one), or by Credit Card or Debit Card.
  • METHODS OF PAYMENT:
    • to pay using your existing PayPal account (if you have one), enter your email address and PayPal password, then click on the blue “Log In” button
    • to pay with a Credit Card or Debit Card, select the grey “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” button.
    • alternative forms of payment are also possible, i.e. direct bank deposit, cash. Please contact us at <registration @ earthdiverse.org.nz> if you are interested in registering this way.
    • please note that as of February 2020 our bank no longer accepts personal cheques.
  • TO REGISTER & PAY:
    • scroll down to the appropriate main section (i.e. either ‘Religious Diversity’ or ‘ Language’ classes below),
    • within that section, scroll down to find the particular class you are interested in,
    • read the associated blurb and make certain that you are registering for the correct class (by checking the course number, and class meeting day and time),
    • select the appropriate fee (‘Waged’ or ‘Unwaged’) from the Drop Down menu,
    • add the names and email addresses of the people you wish to register for (please note that these details are only used for registration and payment purposes),
    • click on the appropriate yellow “Pay Now” button, then…
    • click either on:
      • the blue ‘Log In’ button if paying with PayPal, OR
      • the grey ‘Pay with Debit or Credit Card’ button if you wish to use your Credit or Debit card.
    • this will bring you to the secure Payment Screen…
  • COMPLETING PAYMENT & REGISTRATION:
    • follow the on-screen instructions to complete payment and registration.
    • a receipt for your payment and registration will be automatically emailed to you.

NOTE: Details and descriptions for each of the classes listed below (e.g. content, class meeting times, locations) can be found using the “Classes” link in the Main Menu above and selecting either the “Religious Diversity classes” or “Language classes” pages. This page is just for registering for your selected class or classes.

2020 TERM 1: RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY CLASSES:

HAMILTON: RD201RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, EXTREMISM & TERRORISM

  • ‘Contemporary Issues in Religion’ series:
  • TERM 1: “Religious Fundamentalism, Extremism & Terrorism
    • this class is the first Term of the ‘Contemporary Issues in Religion’ series
    • subsequent Terms cover Religion & Nonviolence (RD202), Other ’Isms (RD203), and New Religious Movements (RD204)
    • this class is currently being offered in Hamilton
    • meets weekly on Friday days, 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Our second session of the Term meets on Friday 21 February 2020, 11:00am
    • there are 8 weekly classes per Term
    • Waged: $104.00 per Term
    • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Religious Diversity class entitled “Religious Fundamentalism, Extremism and Terrorism”. Select the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below, add the names of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button. If you are registering for people other than yourself, please add their email addresses in brackets after their names below so that we can contact them directly with their confirmation.

Hamilton Religious Fundamentalism – RD 201
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HAMILTON: RD301 – WORLD RELIGIONS: JUDAISM

  • ‘World Religions’ series:
  • TERM 1: “Judaism
    • this class is the first Term of the ‘World Religions’ series
    • subsequent Terms cover Islam (RD302), Hinduism (RD303) & Buddhism (RD304)
    • this class is currently being offered in Hamilton
    • meets weekly on Thursday evenings, 7:00-9:30pm
    • classes begin on Thursday 13 February 2020
    • there are 8 weekly classes per Term
    • Waged: $104.00 per Term
    • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton World Religions class on “Judaism”. Select the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below, add the names of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button. If you are registering for people other than yourself, please add their email addresses in brackets after their names below so that we can contact them directly with their confirmation.

Hamilton World Religions – RD 301 – Judaism
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TE AWAMUTU: RD101WESTERN RELIGIONS

HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT OF THE WESTERN RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS

  • ‘Discovering Religious Diversity’ series:
  • 2020 TERM 1: “CHRISTIANITY
    • this class comprises the third part of the RD101 “History and Development of the Western Religious Traditions” class, a part of the introductory Discovering Religious Diversity series
    • subsequent Terms cover Islam (RD101-Part 4) offered in Term 2, followed by RD102 – “History and Development of the Eastern Religious Traditions” in which Hinduism is offered in Term 3 & Buddhism in Term 4
    • this class is currently being offered in Te Awamutu only
    • meets on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month during school Terms
    • classes begin on Wednesday 19 February 2020
    • there are 4 classes per Term
    • class meets Wednesday evenings on:
      • Term 1: 19 Feb, 4 Mar, 18 Mar and 1 Apr 2020
    • class time: 6:30-9:00pm
    • this Discovering Religious Diversity series of classes will continue through 2020, covering the Eastern religious traditions and will move into “Contemporary Belief and Practice” in 2021, if there is sufficient interest.
    • Waged: $54.00 per Term
    • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $44.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Te Awamutu Religious Diversity class. Please make sure to chose the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below, add the names of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

Te Awamutu Religious Diversity class – RD101
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TAURANGA:

Religious Diversity classes in Tauranga are not currently being offered in 2020 Term 1 or Term 2. Classes in Tauranga will resume in 2020 Terms 3 & 4.



2020 TERM 1: LANGUAGE CLASSES:

All language classes are currently being offered in Hamilton only.


HEBREW:

HEBREW: There are currently two Hebrew language classes being offered in 2020 Term 1: Hebrew 101 (for new students), and Hebrew 103 (for continuing students who enrolled in our Hebrew class in 2019. Please make certain that you scroll down and register only for the class you are interested in.


HEBREW 101: INTRODUCTORY HEBREW – TERM 1

  • HEBREW 101:
    • this class is for beginning students only and focuses on learning the Hebrew script, and basic conversation, vocabulary and reading and writing
    • meets weekly in Hamilton on Monday evenings from 6:00-7:30pm.
    • classes begin on Monday 3 February 2020
    • there are eight sessions per term
    • subsequent classes in this series will by Hebrew 102 (Term 2), Hebrew 103 (Term 3) and Hebrew 104 (Term 4)
    • Costs:
      • Waged: $104 per Term
      • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84 per Term
      • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Hebrew 101 language class that meets on Monday evenings. Please make sure to select the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below. Please add the names and email addresses of any additional people you are registering for in the box below, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

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HEBREW 103: INTRODUCTORY HEBREW – Continuing

  • HEBREW 103:
    • this class is for continuing introductory students that began the Hebrew course in 2019 Term 3, and focuses on continued reading and writing, introductory conversation, grammar and increasing vocabulary
    • meets weekly in Hamilton on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm
    • classes begin on Wednesday 5 February 2020
    • there are eight sessions per term
    • Costs:
      • Waged: $104 per Term
      • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84 per Term
      • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Hebrew 103 language class that meets on Wednesday evenings. Please make sure to select the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below. Please add the names and email addresses of any additional people you are registering for in the box below, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

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HINDI:

HINDI: There are currently three Hindi language classes being offered in 2020 Term 1. Please make certain that you scroll down and register only for the class you are interested in.


HINDI 011: Introductory Hindi for Kids – Term 1

  • this class is for new beginning students aged approximately 10 years and older only
  • meets weekly in Hamilton on Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm. Term 1 classes focus on learning the Devanāgarī (देवनागरी) script, basic conversational skills and introductory grammar and vocabulary:
    • classes begin on Thursday 13 Feb 2020
    • there are 8 classes per Term
    • Students: $84.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant
    • prices also include a Hindi text by Dr Todd Nachowitz and Virendra Singh

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Hindi 011 Introductory Hindi class for Kids. Please make sure to add the names and email addresses of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

Introductory Hindi for Kids
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HINDI 101: Introductory Hindi for Adults – Term 1

  • this class is for new beginning students only
  • this class begins with the teaching of the Devanāgarī (देवनागरी) script
  • this class is suitable for both mature teenagers and adults
  • meets weekly in Hamilton on Fridays, 6:00-7:30pm. Term 1 classes focus on learning the Devanāgarī (देवनागरी) script, basic conversational skills and introductory grammar and vocabulary:
  • classes begin on Friday 14 February 2020
  • there are 8 classes per Term
  • Costs:
    • Waged: $104.00 per Term
    • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant
  • prices also include a Hindi text by Dr Todd Nachowitz and Virendra Singh

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Hindi language class. Please make sure to chose the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below, add the names and email addresses of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

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HINDI 103: Introductory Hindi for Adults – continuing

  • this class is for continuing students who have already completed two terms in 2019
  • this class may also be suitable for introductory Hindi learners who already have a basic knowledge of the Devanāgarī (देवनागरी) script
  • meets weekly in Hamilton on Fridays, 4:00-5:30pm. This class focuses on continued reading and writing practice of the Devanāgarī (देवनागरी) script, introductory conversational skills and first-year grammar and vocabulary:
  • classes begin on Friday 14 February 2020
  • there are 8 classes per Term
  • Costs:
    • Waged: $104.00 per Term
    • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant
  • costs also include a Hindi text by Dr Todd Nachowitz and Virendra Singh

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Hindi 103 language class. Please make sure to chose the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below, add the names and email addresses of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

Introductory Hindi 103 for Adults:
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URDU:

Urdu: There is currently only one Urdu language class offered in 2020 Term 1, Introductory Urdu 101 for Adults. Subsequent classes (Urdu 102, 103 and 104) will be offered in subsequent Terms.

URDU 101: Introductory Urdu for Adults – Term 1

  • this class is for new beginning students only
  • this class is suitable for both mature teenagers and adults
  • this Term begins with the teaching of the Nastaʿlīq (نستعلیق) script, and includes basic conversation, grammar and vocabulary, focusing on the necessary reading and writing skills necessary to progress to Urdu 102
  • meets weekly in Hamilton on Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm. Term 1 classes focus on learning the Nastaʿlīq (نستعلیق) script, basic conversational skills and introductory grammar and vocabulary
  • classes begin on Tuesday 11 February 2020
  • there are 8 classes per Term
  • Costs:
    • Waged: $104.00 per Term
    • Unwaged (students, unemployed, seniors): $84.00 per Term
    • prices include a $4 online registration fee per participant
  • prices also include an Urdu text by Dr Todd Nachowitz

Please use this form and yellow “Pay Now” button below to register for the Hamilton Urdu language class. Please make sure to chose the appropriate fee (“Waged” or “Unwaged”) from the Drop Down Menu below, add the names and email addresses of the people you are registering for, then click on the yellow “Pay Now” button.

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Page last updated 12 February 2020.