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TC Social Studies Doctoral Student Publishes in History Compass 

Congratulations to Amy Mungur, who just published the following article! Mungur, Amy. (2011). Chinese Movies and History Education. The Case of Zhang Yimou's 'To Live', History Compass. ABSTRACT Using film to promote historical understanding is not a new phenomenon. However, such use presents difficulty when dealing with non-Western history, as sufficient care must be given to …

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TC Professor to Lead Pedagogy Sessions at Yale University Council on Middle East Studies 

TC Adjunct Associate Professor Jean-Marc Oppenheim will be leading the pedagogy sessions at Yale University's Council on Middle East Studies this summer. The program is intended to familiarize educators with issues related to the Middle East and to encourage them to bring this information and enthusiasm back into their classrooms.

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Steven Berlin Johnson Presentation at Creativity Symposium 

Steven Berlin Johnson to present as part of Creativity Symposium at Teachers College, April 28-29, 2011.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Ravi Ahmad.

Dear faculty, students and staff: The Department of Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce Steven Berlin Johnson’s presentation: Mapping the future-the impact of science, technology and media in modern life happening Friday, April 29th at 4pm at TC’s Cowin Center. The event is FREE and Open to the public and is part of the Creativity, Imagination and …

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A Colloquium on Deliberation and Reflective Conversation in Educational Settings 

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New African American History and Culture resources!  ☆

In celebration of Black History Month, Southern Cultures permanently has dedicated a new section of their website to all of their essays and features from the last decade on AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE. This material includes interviews with many famous figures (and lesser known ones, too), as well as material which explores many aspects …

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Facing History and Ourselves Presents Findings at TC 

On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 Dr. Dennis Barr of Facing History and Ourselves presented the findings of Facing History’s National Professional Development and Evaluation Project at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. The President of Teachers College, Susan Fuhrman, attended the event and gave the opening remarks for the symposium. Kevin Feinberg of …

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What Do You Do With All Those Blackboards? Ellen Livingston Knows 

For the second year in a row, Ellen Livingston took a summer trip to Africa. For three weeks, the TC doctoral student and instructor traveled South Africa and Zimbabwe, specifically Matabeleland South. She explained that the trips operate as a fundraising opportunity for the U.S./Africa Children's’ Fellowship, with the hope that “some of the people …

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Seeing the Big Picture with Ashley Taylor  ☆

“How do we teach students what it means to see the big picture in curriculum design?” Third-year doctoral student Ashley Taylor grappled with that question this summer as she prepared to teach her first methods course during the Summer B term. “It’s a really fast class of 10 sessions” but the compression meant that she …

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