10 episodios

Academic Festival is the annual homecoming event for Teachers College alumni and is a true celebration of the rich intellectual traditions, past and present, which make TC the nation's leading school of education. Academic Festival will feature a star-studded lineup of faculty, alumni and student speakers from all disciplines, as well as a Keynote Speaker, the Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon and plenty of alumni networking.

Academic Festival 2011 Teachers College, Columbia University

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Academic Festival is the annual homecoming event for Teachers College alumni and is a true celebration of the rich intellectual traditions, past and present, which make TC the nation's leading school of education. Academic Festival will feature a star-studded lineup of faculty, alumni and student speakers from all disciplines, as well as a Keynote Speaker, the Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon and plenty of alumni networking.

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    Dr. Ruth's Guide to Sexual Health (2011)

    Dr. Ruth's Guide to Sexual Health (2011)

    Renowned sex therapist, Dr. Ruth Westheimer '70 will share some tips for building deeper relationships and a rewarding sex life. Dr. Ruth will discuss the facts of sex in her friendly, authoritative way debunking myths and discussing new therapies and much more.

    • 56 min
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    The Art of Aging Starts Early (2011)

    The Art of Aging Starts Early (2011)

    From blank canvas to masterpiece -- our lives can go from black and white to Technicolor through the positive benefits of the arts. Judy Burton will explore how exposure to the arts can benefit all young people, while Joan Jeffri explains how aging artists are often the picture of good health.

    • 54 min
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    Designing educational activities in support of creativity, imagination, and mastery (2011)

    Designing educational activities in support of creativity, imagination, and mastery (2011)

    Educational reform over the last decade has emphasized literacy, numeracy, science and technology. These emphases have led to a narrowing of the curriculum, which has marginalized the arts and humanities. The Young Arts Educational Foundation has forged a partnership with Teachers College in order to promote interdisciplinary investigations related to the HBO television series MASTERCLASS. Professors Abeles, Crocco, and Natriello will discuss the goals and methods of this unique curriculum and website design project, which uses the concept of mastery in the arts to consider mastery in all school subjects and other educational activities.

    • 39 min
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    Building Blocks for Healthy Eating Habits: From the Garden to the Table (2011)

    Building Blocks for Healthy Eating Habits: From the Garden to the Table (2011)

    From Apples to Zucchini -- growing and preparing your own healthy foods may be easier than you thought. Have you ever wondered where does my food come from? Or how do I make healthy foods taste great? Healthy eating habits should start early, and school curricula are now teaching students the fundamentals of whole foods with programs like schoolyard gardens and kitchen classrooms Christiane Baker will share how adopting these lessons in school can carry over to the home and help to instill a healthy appetite, while Pam Koch performs a cooking demonstration and shares tips for incorporating local, fresh fruits, veggies and whole grains into your family's daily diets. Tasting is encouraged!

    • 24 min
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    Keynote Address: Dr. Ian Smith (2011)

    Keynote Address: Dr. Ian Smith (2011)

    Dr. Ian Smith has served as the medical/diet expert for six seasons on VH1's highly-rated 'Celebrity Fit Club,' the creator and founder of The 50 Million Pound Challenge and The Makeover Mile, and a medical contributor on the nationally syndicated television show--?Rachael Ray. Dr. Smith is also the host of his own nationally syndicated radio show 'HealthWatch' on American Urban Radio Networks. He is the former medical correspondent for NBC News network and for NewsChannel 4 where he filed reports for NBC's 'Nightly News' and the 'Today' show as well as WNBC's various news broadcasts. He has appeared extensively on various broadcasts including 'The Oprah Show,' 'The View,' 'The Tyra Banks Show,' 'Larry King Live,' 'Anderson Cooper 3600,' and 'Showbiz Tonight.' Dr. Smith has recently been appointed by President Obama to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. He has written for various publications including Time, Newsweek, Men's Health, and the New York Daily News, and has been featured in several other publications including, People, Essence, Ebony, University of Chicago Medicine on the Midway, Cosmopolitan, and Black Enterprise.

    • 1h 11 min
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    Academic Festival 2011: Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards (2011)

    Academic Festival 2011: Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards (2011)

    The Distinguished Alumni Awards Recipients are nominated by their peers, TC Faculty or staff for their achievements and extraordinary contributions to their field after earning their degree at TC. The Early Career Award recognizes an alumnus who has achieved great success within 10 years of graduation.

    • 1h 8 min

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