Year in Review: Arts and Humanities
Beyond traditional schooling, the department's programs focus on learners' knowledge construction, the art and methods of teaching, the contemporary classroom, schools' relationships with communities, and school reform philosophies.
Beyond traditional schooling, the department's programs focus on learners' knowledge construction, the art and methods of teaching, the contemporary classroom, schools' relationships with communities, and school reform philosophies. This year:
The Applied Linguistics & TESOL program hosted professional conferences on discourse analysis and language assessment.
The Art & Art Education program launched a new concentration in Creative Technologies (see page 5).
The Bilingual/Bicultural Education program concluded Pedagogy of Social Imagination in Language Learning and Teaching, a federally funded multidisciplinary collaboration offaculty, teacher candidates, bilingual and monolingual teachers, and bilingual children and families.
The Center for the Professional Education of Teachers and the English Education program, brought New York City high school students and international teachers together to stage a multimedia remix of the novel Frankenstein.
The Social Studies Education program initiated "Merging Landscapes: An African-Generated Curriculum of Place, "research exploring young African newcomers' experiences in New YorkCity. The findings are increasing curricular attention to Africa and students -'needs.
TC, World Savvy and the Asia Society designed a Global Competence Certificate program to improve teaching about the United States in a global context.
The Music & Music Education program developed classes and after school programming at the Teachers College Community School.
The program in History & Education and the Center on History and Education collaborated with TC's Institute for Urban and Minority Education on the historical investigation project "Educating Harlem." The project included the inaugural Edmund Gordon Lecture, delivered by Charles Payne of the Universityof Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Gordon is TC Professor Emeritus of Psychology & Education.
David Hansen delivered his inaugural lecture -'" "Is Education Possible Today?"-'" as John L. & Sue Ann Weinberg Professor in Historical & Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Anand R. Marri took a research leave to become Vice President and Head of Economic Education for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Published Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015