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The Classroom at TV.net

Authors: Mieriana Souvra, Taelinn Dolivras, and Mirandha Laflor

Classes are held on a variety of Wheel of Time and TarValon.Net related subjects as well as real life topics. It is moderated by the Director of Research and Records and the Headteachers. All members are welcome to both participate in and teach classes.

Teaching a class counts as a contribution. If you are interested in teaching be sure to contact the Headteachers. Teaching a class is eligible for a Teaching Merit. Participating in a class counts towards the Classroom Participation Merit.

A list of all current or completed classes can be seen below, separated by the year they have started in.


2021

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
The Ajahs of TarValon.Net Multiple lecturers from each Ajah at TarValon.Net Getting to know the Ajahs at TarValon.Net and their members. March, 2021 May, 2021
All About Mediation Calen Velervron and Alyria Ess A class about TarValon.Net's Mediation program and how it works. April, 2021 June, 2021
Rune Casting Gedhan Audax The course will take the beginner from complete ignorance to a point where they can understand how rune casting works and be able to competently perform simple lays and draws and also be able to try out the concepts and skills required for more complex (9 rune and full) casts. April, 2021 November, 2021

2020

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Citizen's class of Summer/Fall 2020 Jahily al'Karee This class is an introduction to the site for new (and any, really) members of TarValon.Net. July, 2020 October, 2020
San d'ma Shadar Company Miliham Rastoubel A class for getting to know the Warder Company known as San d'ma Shadar. June, 2020 September, 2020
Sourdough Starter and Bread Dovienya el'Korim Learn how to make sourdough bread from scratch! April, 2020 May, 2020

2019

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Val'Cueran Company Alora Sionn A class for getting to know the Warder Company known as Val'Cueran. November, 2019 July, 2020
Learning to Teach Atarah al'Norahn Outline and discuss a variety of teaching strategies and break down some of the practicalities of planning and teaching a class. June, 2019 September, 2019
The (New) New Citizen's Class Liam al'Eire The latest incarnation of the Citizen's Class May, 2019 September, 2019

2018

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Beginning to Read the Tarot Gedhan Audax A beginner's class for those curious about tarot readings. July, 2018 In progress
Citizen's Class 5.0 Liam al'Eire A class for those folks who are new to the Tower and looking to find their way around and get involved. April, 2018 July, 2018

2017

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Fostering and Adoptions Calen Velervron and Nebka Galyn A class on ways to foster or adopt and things that are looked for. September, 2017 November, 2017
A Study of Talents Dovienya el'Korim In this class you will discuss the difference between talents requiring the OP and not, and then go into specifics regarding a lot of the specific Talents. May, 2017 October, 2017
Wiki Editing 101 Kitan Tataru In this class you will learn the basics of wiki editing! May, 2017 August, 2017
Citizen's Class 5.0 Liam al'Eire A class for new people to get to know the site and how it works! February, 2017 June, 2017
Sociology and its impact in the Wheel of Time Calen Velervron The basic ideas behind the sociological imagination and how race, gender and class affected the books and the story line. February, 2017 March, 2017

2016

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Norse Mythology - Odin Ibon Caseï A class on the norse god Odin. December, 2016 March, 2017
Runes - A General Introduction Ibon Caseï A class to learn about what runes are, and a bit of their history. October, 2016 December, 2016
Design Your Coat of Arms Chaelca Trevelyan A class designed to help people understand the basics of heraldry so they can design their own coat of arms. October, 2016 December, 2016
Tarot - The Ancient Oracle Gedhan Audax A class designed for those who wish to learn the basics of Tarot readings. July, 2016 October, 2016
Citizen's Class 4.0 Zandera Sommers A class for new people to get to know the site and how it works! July, 2016 September, 2016

2015

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Writing in Tengwar Dnae Ila Lord of the Rings elvish script: How to read, write, and adapt it for everyday use. November, 2015 February, 2016
Citizens 3.0 Charis Delphi July, 2015 December, 2015
Gardening Alora Sionn Instruction on how to grow herbs and some easy veggies. May, 2015 November, 2015
Cross Stitch Basics Charis Delphi September, 2015 October, 2015
Literary analysis of WoT Amina Coram A look at the symbolism and other literary devices in the Wheel of Time. May, 2015 August, 2015
Fashions of WoT Elania al'Manir A look at the various fashions from the world of the Wheel of Time. May, 2015 August, 2015
Greek Mythology Charis Delphi January, 2015 April, 2015
New Citizen Class Anarie De'Thain & Zandera Sommers This class is for helping citizens get around the boards and get more involved. January, 2015 April, 2015
IRC 101 Zashara Sho'am The purpose of this class is to familiarize people with IRC, how Tower chat works, and what exactly the rules are. January, 2015 May, 2015

2014

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
The Solar System Leira Galene A look at the planets and whatnot that surround us! September, 2014 February, 2015
Watercolours Laithean Cor'dazar An art class using watercolors. May, 2014 August, 2014
Mafia Nymala Ingasy The ins and outs of the Mafia style game on TV.net. May, 2014 July, 2014
JM Raising Support June, 2014 Jan, 2015
The Forsaken (2) Miridyth Al'Landerin June, 2014 June, 2014
TV.Net Companies Part 4: VC Kiante Draktis The fourth part in a series about the Companies. January, 2014 March, 2014
Beginning Hebrew Sela Narian & Alexia Batel Learning to speak Hebrew. January, 2014 May, 2014
All About Citizens Avendaella Tikvah A class about being a Citizen for Citizens. January, 2014 September, 2014

2013

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
TV.Net Companies Part 3: SDS Soronhen Ciryaher The next class in a series exploring the Companies. November, 2013 December, 2013
TV.Net Companies Part 2: MDD Raam Sho'am The second part in a series exploring the Companies. October, 2013 November, 2013
Go, The Game of Stones Mirindyin Zakura Learning about the mysterious game referenced in WoT. September, 2013 December, 2013
Prophecies in the Wheel of Time Aulrick Vendour All prophecies apart from Min's viewings. September, 2013 December, 2013
TV.Net Companies Part 1: DM Verscen Ter Sala A first part in a series of classes on the different companies. September, 2103 October, 2013
Introducing the Human Body Ealandrelle Melyma The first ever science class covering the fascinating human body. September, 2013 January, 2014
History of Music Taika Vinh A class discussing music history. September, 2013 January, 2014
Eating Better: a discussion class about diets Eluial Aldaran A discussion about healthy eating. September, 2013 December, 2013
Trollocs: More Than Monsters Ibon Caseï Exploring all there is and more about Trollocs. May, 2013 August, 2013
Book Ajahs Charis Delphi Exploring each of the Ajahs as they are in the books May, 2013 July, 2013
Getting Involved at TarValon.Net v.3.0 Erin al'Denael A popular class held by Erin Sedai each year explaining how to get further involved in the community. May, 2013 July, 2013
Main Characters Mirandha Laflor Twelve lessons on the major characters of the series. January, 2013 February, 2013
Fanaticism in the Wheel of Time: The Whitecloaks Nymala Ingasy A class on the group you love to hate; the Whitecloaks. January, 2013 March, 2013

2012

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
TV.net Ajahs part 6: Blue Ajah Ilissa al'Nari & Raevyn Tsornin Part 6 in the series covers the Blue Ajah on TarValon.net. November, 2012 December, 2012
TV.net Ajahs part 4: Gray Ajah Siera al'Cere The next class in a series on the Ajahs of Tarvalon.net. September, 2012 October, 2012
Wiki Editing Ariadne Davion For those interested in learning how to edit our wiki library. September, 2012 December, 2012
Min's Viewings Charis Delphi A class all about Min's viewings. September, 2012 December, 2012
TV.net Ajahs part 3: Green Ajah Ne'Mireth Delvar & Tree The next class in a series on the Ajahs of Tarvalon.net. July, 2012 August, 2012
TV.net Ajahs part 2: White Ajah Keisha al'Benn The second in a series on the Ajahs of Tarvalon.net. June, 2012 July, 2012
Avatar and Signature Creating/Editing Ariadne Davion A class for people who like to work with images or who always wanted to. April, 2012 September, 2012
Introduction to Crochet Cattrin al'Modrah A basic introduction for those interested in learning crochet. April, 2012 August, 2012
Inside the Membership Manual Aleita Taviah Going through and understanding the Membership Manual. April, 2012 July, 2012
TV.net Ajahs part 1: Brown Ajah Zashara Sho'am The first in a series on the Ajahs of Tarvalon.net. April, 2012 May, 2012
Getting Involved at Tarvalon.net Erin al'Denael How to get involved and active in the community. February, 2012 June, 2012
Borderlands Anika Forsyn A class on the countries bordering the Blight. January, 2012 July, 2012

2011

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Gholam Ibon Caseï A class on gholam, the creepy assassins of the Shadow. December, 2011 February, 2012
Diversity Awareness Nethanel al'Tere The administration asked for this class to be taught to remind members of the community about the various multicultural background that our members come from. November, 2011 December, 2011
Working with Paper Erin al'Denael Covering crafty things you can do with paper. November, 2011 December, 2011
Ogier Lyara Tieran A class on the Ogier. September, 2011 February, 2012
TV.net Companies part 3: San d'ma Shadar Jeffan Caliarthan A class specifically to learn and discuss everything about the San d'ma Shadar Company. July, 2011 August, 2011
TV.net Companies part 2: Mahdi'in d'ma Dieb Mathei Kardone A class specifically to learn and discuss everything about the Mahdi'in d'ma Dieb Company. June, 2011 July, 2011
TV.net Companies part 1: Val'Cueran Valorian Edoras A class specifically to learn and discuss everything about the Val'Cueran Company. May, 2011 June, 2011
Tel'Aran'Rhiod Dovienya el'Korim A class about Tel'aran'rhiod including its uses, dangers, users and manipulations. March, 2011 May, 2011
Getting Involved at TarValon.Net Erin al'Denael A class to encourage novices/Accepted and recruits/Soldiers to get involved and participate in various activities across the site. March, 2011 June, 2011
Warriors of the Wheel Gedhan Audax A class about the military in the Wheel of Time series, which examines the various armies involved in the book and using their analogues in our world to get an understanding of how they functioned. January, 2011 June, 2011
Different Cultures in WoT Morrighan Daghdera A class on various cultures found in the series. January, 2011 March, 2011 (88% completed)

2010

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
Amyrlin Seats Isarma Maracanda A class about the Amyrlin Seats presented throughout the Wheel of Time. November, 2010 October, 2011
Book and Community Ajahs Leora Oldessroth A class looking at each of the Ajahs in two ways: first; an examination of the roles, traditions and members of the Book Ajah, including the assumptions and prejudices of characters outside of the Ajah, and second; a comparison and contrast with the Community Ajah, including first-hand information from interviews with members of that particular Ajah. October, 2010 March, 2011
TarValon.Net Structure, Culture and History Eleyan Teyal Al'Landerin A class about the structure, culture and history of TarValon.net including the History of the Tower (including the evolution of us as an organization), the current Administrative Structure, including job descriptions and reporting matrix, a discussion of Staff vs. Administrator vs. Director vs. Officer, and what is required from each level, a description of the Hall, how they are chosen, and how their mission has evolved over time an overview of the day to day duties of some high profile positions and finally the immediate future changes expected at TarValon.net. June, 2010 July, 2010
The History of Aes Sedai Thalya Nyale A class about the history of Aes Sedai. January, 2010 May, 2010
Symbols Enya Tawarwaith All the different symbols found in the series. January, 2010 May, 2010
Aiel Liiane al'Rhuidea A class on the Aiel, their clan and society structure, prophecies, and history. April, 2010 July, 2010 (85% completed)

2009

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
New Spring Willow al'Meana Chapter by chapter discussion of New Spring. November, 2009 December, 2009
Gleemen Hilwa Katir A class discussing Thom Merrilin and Gleemen. June, 2009 September, 2009
Age of Legends Tai' Aan'mahdi A class studying the Age of Legends. June, 2009 August, 2009
Seanchan Ky Alduranai A class on the culture of the Seanchan. May, 2009 August, 2009
Shadowspawn Marivea al'Corriyi A class discussing Shadowspawn. April, 2009 June, 2009
Theories Adameus Kandahari This class is to discuss theories talked about on Tarvalon.net and other WoT websites. April, 2009 October, 2009
New Spring Jadar M'Blado A class discussing New Spring chapter by chapter. March, 2009 August, 2009
The Gholam, Past and Present Adameus Kandahari A discussion and analysis of the gholam. February, 2009 March, 2009
The One Power and Weaves Erin al'Denael This class will cover the One Power, weaving, weaves, and anything relating to it that is relevant to the class. February, 2009 July, 2009
Ajahs Thalya Nyale A class about the Ajahs. January, 2009 November, 2009
Online Events and Feasts Days Liiane al'Rhuidea In this class we'll basically be covering the various Feasts and Fesitvals celebrated on the main continent. I'm going to focus on the four feastdays for which we have correlating Online Events here at TV, but we'll be discussing others in shorter lessons. January, 2009 June, 2009

2008

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
The Forsaken: The Elusive Mesaana Adameus Kandahari A class about the Forsaken, Mesaana. December, 2008 January, 2009
Code of Conduct Liiane al'Rhuidea A class about the TarValon.net Code of Conduct. October, 2008 January, 2009
Seanchan Mystica Ari'Yena A class about the culture of the Seanchan. September, 2008 November, 2008
Membership and Raisings Willow al'Meana A class discussing the workings of membership and being raised at TarValon.net. September, 2008 March, 2009
Unsolved Mysteries in WoT Adameus Kandahari Taking a look at what has yet to be solved in the series. September, 2008 December, 2008
Angreal Enya Tawarwaith A class discussing angreal. September, 2008 April, 2009
Attitudes of channeling among cultures Ivien Tarkand In this class you will learn about attitudes of people who can channel among the cultures and groups - including Sea Folk and Aiel. August, 2008 June, 2009
Administrative structure of TarValon.net Tinnlin Fundon A class on how TarValon.net is structured. August, 2008 September, 2008
Shadowspawn Kyyri Moran & Kethaana Nia Khamara Discussing all of the shadowspawn in WoT. July, 2008 October, 2008
Aiel Liiane al'Rhuidea A class about the culture of the Aiel. June, 2008 October, 2008
The Borderlands Aintza Bisera A class on the nations and cultures of the Borderlands. June, 2008 December, 2008
Main Characters Vallah al'Dera A class covering the main characters. June, 2008 July, 2008
Weapons and Military Formations Adameus Kandahari A class examining military forces on the mainland. June, 2008 July, 2008
Emoticons Lyara Tieran Using emoticons on the forums. March, 2008 June, 2008

2007

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
KoD chapter by chapter Melina Tashir Reading and discussing Knife of Dreams. November, 2007 January 2009
Tel’aran’rhiod Lyara Tieran A class explaining and exploring TAR. September, 2007 March, 2008
EmotiCons Lyara Tieran A class all about emoticons- what they are, what they mean, how to use them. August 2007 June, 2008
Main Characters Mirandha t'Bayana & Calypsa al'Nicolai We will post a paragraph or two on facts about a main character. We'll talk about how they are essential to the plot, and a bit about their storyline. August, 2007 November, 2007
Ajahs Miridyth Al'Landerin A class about the Ajahs of TarValon.net. July, 2007 March, 2008
Tower Bylaws Tsubasa Kamui A class covering the site’s [bylaws]. June, 2007 February, 2007
Ogier Lyara Tieran A class about the culture of the Ogier. June, 2007 August, 2007
The Atha'an Miere Ibon Caseï A class about the culture of the Atha'an Miere. May. 2007 September, 2007
The Aiel Arafel al Dama A class about the culture of the Aiel. April, 2007 June, 2007
Swordforms Miridyth Al'Landerin A class about sword forms found in Wheel of Time. April, 2007 May, 2007
The Companies Miridyth Al'Landerin A class about the Companies of TarValon.net. March, 2007 April, 2007
Angreals Noura Sofen A class all about angreal. February, 2007 May, 2007
The Borderlands Cieon Maralyn A class about the Borderlands and their cultures. February, 2007 October, 2007
Ajahs Mirandha Laflor A class about the Ajahs of TarValon.net. January, 2007 May, 2007

2006

Class name Teacher Class Description Date Started Date Finished
The Seanchan Eirlys al'Ghalan A class about the culture of the Seanchan. December, 2006 May, 2007
Talents with the One Power Rehtaeh al'Navi We will be studying various Talents, some of which do not require the One Power. November, 2006 February, 2007
TarValon.Net Administration Eleyan Teyal Al'Landerin A class on the Tar Valon.net administration and how it works. September, 2006 March, 2007
The Dragon Reborn Leora Oldessroth A chapter by chapter review and discussion of The Dragon Reborn. September, 2006 December, 2006
Tower Constitution Liana Ceana A class covering TarValon.net’s constitution. August, 2006 December, 2006
Spoiler Free - ‘The Dragon Reborn’ Leora Oldessroth A chapter by chapter discussion of The Dragon Reborn. August, 2006 December, 2006
Spoiler Free - 'The Great Hunt' Leora Oldessroth A chapter by chapter review and discussion of The Great Hunt. July, 2006 August, 2006
Tar Valon Restaurant Tour Noura Sofen We will be visiting a new restaurant in the city at least three times a week for the next month. Each restaurant is themed after a culture. June, 2006 July, 2006
Nations and Cultures Kerna Shedrian A class on nations excluding the Aiel, Seanchan, and Borderlands. May, 2006 November, 2006
Spoiler Free - Chapter by Chapter 'The Eye of the World' Leora Oldessroth Chapter by chapter review and discussion of Eye of the World. March, 2006 July, 2006
Symbology: Studying the Symbolic, Cultural, and Historical Roots of the Wheel of Time Aeryth Astriaden & Elessa Rohirrim Main ideas in WoT and their symbolic/historic connections to the real world. February, 2006 June, 2006