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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Catalog Description: Study of human development from infancy through adolescence, including cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning and fostering motivation in the context of school and other instructional situations. Attention given to the empirical attitude in relating theory and practice in various educational settings.

Course Goals and Purpose: Through lectures, hands-on activities, and discussions, this course focuses on basic research methods, the theory and application of behavioral, social and cognitive approaches to learning and fostering motivation in educational settings as well as the discussion of current issues in education.  The purposes of this course are to help you understand and translate psychological principles into practice and to provide you with the competencies required for teacher accreditation.

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Take advantage of the last two weeks of concerts offered this semester by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; some highlights are featured below.  

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the expanded webcasting schedule for more information!

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The Monday April 20th concert will be held at the Muller Chapel from 12:05 - 1:00 p.m. Come experience a blending of musical traditions which includes Indian tabla (drumming) Japanese shamysen (stringed instrument) and shakuhache (flute).

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They are award winners for their research project sponsored by Dr. Nia Nunn Makepeace entitled, "Processing Transformative Discussion: White Students' Responses to Antiracist Work."  Dr. Nia, Alexandra, and Laura also engaged the greater Ithaca area by presenting their research on WRFI community radio Monday, April 13.

 

Discover practical strategies for taking retirement income, tax advantages of various types of distributions, and see how to manage your retirement plan account for the long term.

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Now is the time to think about developing a strategy that seeks to generate income for your retirement. 

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With the end of the year wrapping up and several events occurring all across campus, Campus Center & Event Services would like to remind you that requests for catering, A/V and equipment delivery must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to your event.  If you have any questions about this, or where you may be able to get an alternative to the service needed, please call the office at (607) 274-3313 or send an e-mail to ces@ithaca.edu.

The Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival is a project driven by students, faculty, and Ithaca community members.

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All in the Ithaca College Community are invited to attend the 2015 Women and Fairy Tales Honors Mini Conference.

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On Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00PM (Earth Day), The History Center in Tompkins County will present the work of Ithaca College environmental history students. With news of human-induced environmental change increasingly in the news, the latest installment of this history project offers insights into the historical relationship between people and the local environment.

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Katharyn Howd Machan, Professor in the Writing Department, has been selected as the 2015 National Award Winner for City Works Journal in San Diego.

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Smiddy Hall is now ready to enter into the testing phase for their new Wi-Fi environment. Between now and April 24th, we are continuously testing the performance of the network and are asking the community for feedback on any issues.

Once testing confirms successful network performance, the building will move from ‘testing’ to a ‘completed’ status. This expected completion will mark the eleventh building to enter the new updated wireless environment at Ithaca College.

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Hill Center Wi-Fi Completed

Contributed by Matt Gorney on 04/17/2015 

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Ithaca College ITS is pleased to announce that Hill Center has now passed the Wi-Fi testing phase and is complete.  Faculty, Staff and Students using that building should now enjoy strong, stable, robust Wi-Fi service.

The entire ITS 2015 Wi-Fi project team is excited that we are keeping an aggressive pace and look forward to the next nineteen buildings, as the largest wireless initiative in the school’s history moves along with success. 

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Srijana Bajracharya, Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, presented a paper at the 7th International Conference on Climate: Impacts and Reponses, in Vancouver, Canada on April 11.

This paper described institutional commitment and initiatives to reduce carbon emission by promoting sustainability positive activities among campus community in order to combat climate change. It highlighted a course that was designed to fit in a newly designed campus wide Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC) Themes, “The Quest for a Sustainable Future & Power and Justice” and Perspectives “Social Sciences and Natural Sciences.” This liberal arts course on holistic health focuses on the environmental sustainability approaches with multi-disciplinary perspectives in order to promote overall wellness and quality of life.

Enjoy an evening out with your children at the IC Family Carnival! Inflated bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, and assorted activities stations will transform the fitness center into a children’s play land. You will want to stick around for the live entertainment, raffles, and snacks!

The event is on Friday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8 pm in the gyms on the lower level of the Fitness Center. Entry is $3 for kids, $5 for anyone over 18, and $16 for parties of 5 or more. Members of IC Student United Way organize and run the Family Carnival. All proceeds benefit the ICSUW's fall grant program, during which funds are allocated to organizations in the Ithaca community.

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Stop Hunger Servathon!

Contributed by Rachel O'Campo on 04/17/2015 

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Did you know that $3 can help a child in need? Until April 24, Dining Services Retail Locations are taking donations at the registers for the BackPack Program for Food Bank of the Southern Tier. 

You may donate any amount, but if you can spare $3.00, it'll supply a BackPack full of nutritious food for a child who otherwise might not be able to have 3 meals a day over the weekend. 

Donate today at  at Grand Central Café, Food Court, Sandella's Flatbreads, Business School Café, Park Café, and CHS Coffee Cart.

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It’s that time of year again! South Hill Forest Products is hosting our annual Sugar Bush Open House on Saturday, April 18th, from 9am to 2pm. Come on by to see how this student-run business makes its maple and hickory syrup, soaps, salves, and honey, and sustainably ‘farms the forest.’  There will be free pancakes, maple and hickory syrup, live music, face painting, tree identification walks, and wood chopping demonstrations. 

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"Bees Do It (For Now): Biologist’s Research May Lead to Building a Better Vibrator"

Read a press release about Paul's work.

FREE COFFEE, TEA, COOKIES, CHEESE AND CRACKERS!

Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to invite you to Stillwater Magazine’s release party and showcase!

Come to Emerson Suites on April 21st from 7-9pm for refreshments, great artwork, and readings of original works by your peers. Stay the full two hours or just pop by! We’d love to have you!

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FREE COFFEE, TEA, COOKIES, CHEESE AND CRACKERS!

Now that we’ve got your attention, we’d like to invite you to Stillwater Magazine’s release party and showcase!

Come to Emerson Suites on April 21st from 7-9pm for refreshments, great artwork, and readings of original works by your peers. Stay the full two hours or just pop by, we’d love to have you!

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