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Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew X Coles 

Two resolutions were passed at the last meeting; The Fees Must Fall Resolution and the Resolution on Recognition of the Lenape. The #FeesMustFall campaign and resolution recognize that many benefits come for those who access higher education. However, the price of that education has consistently increased. The Resolution on …

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TC Alumna EY Zipris Brings Passion for New York City History to A&H in the City 

Studying English literature at Yeshiva University’s Stern College, EY Zipris originally planned on getting a PhD in the subject and becoming a professor.  However, after taking some time off from school, and beginning to work in Jewish Education, she eventually landed at Teachers College where she completed her EdM in Art Education with a concentration in …

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Weekly Senatorial Update 

Hi members of the Arts and Humanities department! In the video below you'll find an update on TC Senate happenings, bills and quick announcements. I'd also urge you to watch the video in its entirety. We've included a few moments of outtakes that my team and I thought were hilarious. As always, I wish you a …

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Arts & Humanities Newsletter from your Student Senators  ☆

Hi I am Drew Coles, the 2015-2016 Doctoral Senator for Arts & Humanities. Simply put, I would like to be a contributing voice in the TC arena with the interests of my home department of Arts and Humanities in mind. Together, we can find a way to make our experiences, take-always, and communal impact the very best they …

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Fall into Music Program Announces Openings for the TC Adult Community 

The eighth annual Fall into Music Program, beginning this October through December 2015, is seeking participants for the fall course cycle. The program features free Music Lessons for the TC Adult Community taught in conjunction with Music and Music Education’s Teaching Applied Music course.

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A&H in the City Alumni Event Series Opens November 7 at Museum of the City of New York 

The Department of Arts & Humanities hosts its first A&H in the City event on November 7th at from 1pm-4pm time at the beautiful Museum of the City of New York. The event is free and open to TC Alumni from the A&H department.

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Social Studies Education Student, Duane Bailey-Castro, Rediscovers a True New York Wonder 

Duane Bailey-Castro, a Teachers College student and Social Studies teacher, grew up in the Bronx near the High Bridge, and was recently featured in a photography exhibition, along with two other photographers, Nathan Kensinger and Wes Tarca. The exhibition, High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River, opened in July to celebrate the community and the …

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Q&A with Fred Tsutagawa and Saerhim Oh, Doc Students in the AL/TESOL Program 

Teachers College and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) held the first ever joint forum on Teaching, Learning and the Assessment of English Language Learners this past April. Two Teachers College doctoral students who have been heavily involved at both institutions are Fred Tsutagawa and Saerhim Oh. Both were offered ETS fellowships three years ago, and …

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The Philosophy Behind Philosophy & Education’s Colloquium Series 

Philosophers make a practice out of engaging in deep, primordial questions, and a large part in doing so is through discussion with other thinkers to better explore or challenge ideas and offer alternative perspectives. As a staple of its academic program, the Philosophy and Education Colloquium Series is intended for all doctoral and masters students …

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Music & Music Ed Doc Students Gather for PD on Writing for Journal Publications 

On a balmy summer evening after hours of classes, a small group of Music and Music Education doctoral cohort students gathered together to hear Dr. Mary Hafeli, Professor of Art and Art Education, in one of the Professional Development workshops hosted by Music Ed Lecturer Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn.

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A&H Alumnus Nick Sousanis on TC, Alternative Scholarship, and Serious Educational Comics 

Comics artist and educator Nick Sousanis is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies at the University of Calgary. He received his doctorate in education in 2014, and he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in comic book form. Titled "Unflattening," it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and it …

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Macy Gallery 2015-2016 Exhibition Schedule Released 

Macy Gallery's 2015-2016 exhibition schedule features works from the 2015 Myers Art Prize winners, Art and Art Education doctoral students Jess Jagiani and Sohee Koo, and Danish artist Line Bruntse.

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Behind the Scenes of Online Teaching and Global Education 

Online education appear to be transforming the expectations of educators and can offer a richness to teacher education programs. We talk to three doctoral students from the Social Studies Education program who have served as Teaching Assistants for courses in the Global Competence Certificate to learn about the possibilities.

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TESOL Certificate Program Students Complete Summer Intensive at TC 

We continue our series on the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate Program with three students in the Summer Intensive cohort, as they adjust to teaching in a real language school, our Community Language Program on the TC campus. Their stories add to the rigor and richness of the program.

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Art Improv: Exploring Yeats Visually 

What comes to mind when you think of art education? Do you have flashbacks of using glitter and glue or gobs of finger paint, or perhaps cutting colorful construction paper with rounded plastic scissors? If you are a student in the Art and Art Education program at Teachers College, you may consider collaborative art expression …

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Sounds of Belonging: Fulbright Scholar Ailbhe Kenny on Communities of Musical Practice 

Dr. Ailbhe Kenny by Linda Flores In the midst of a hectic week of spring finals and performances, students and faculty gathered on a Tuesday evening to support and learn from Fulbright scholar, Ailbhe Kenny. Dr. Kenny, an Irish native, split her studies in the U.S. between Teachers College and New York University. She holds …

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Innovative Pedagogy: A Closer Look at the Global Competence Certificate 

Now completing its first year, we take a closer look at the Global Competence Certificate's innovative pedagogical model, with specific focus on the online coursework – and one course in particular – that has already received high marks from current students.

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TESOL Cert Program Embraces Online Classroom in New Blended Learning Format 

Now more than ever, the internet and technological advances have changed the way educators and students alike view the classroom as a learning space, both in its physical form and synchronous online incarnation. The TESOL Certificate Program, a non-credit program which leads to a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, has embraced …

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TC Launches the New Teacher Network to Support Early Career Alumni for Teaching of English and Social Studies 

The New Teacher Network at TC, or NTN@TC, provides recent TC graduates with mentoring, practical resources and opportunities to collaborate with TC colleagues in the critical first three years of teaching. Hands-on workshops, online coaching, discussion forums, and access to resources are some of the many supports made available in this unique pilot program. NTN@TC …

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Professor Megan Laverty to speak at Moral Philosophy Conference in Australia 

Megan Laverty, Associate Professor in the Philosophy and Education Program, has been invited to join other moral philosophers from around to world to participate in the "Moral Philosophy and its Discontents: New Perspectives on Ethical Thought" conference at Flinders University in Australia.

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