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The Diversity Consortium of Tompkins County (DCTC) Presents
The Diversity Roundtable
“Beyond Diversity: Moving to an Inclusive Culture”
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
8:15 a. m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ithaca College, Emerson Suites
Ithaca, New York

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The Human Services Coalition is presenting a community workshop facilited by Dr. Paula Ioanide, Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Culture, Race & Ethnicity.

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 There are open seats in Microbiology for the Health Sciences  (no prerequisites) in Fall 2015. See info below.

HLTH 20700 MW 4-5:15

This course provides an overview of the cell structure, genetics, biochemistry, physiology, ecology and pathology of microorganisms. The course will briefly introduce the immune system and its interactions with microbes. Finally, we will discuss clinical diagnostic testing techniques. No prerequisites. 3 credits. 

For more information, please contact  Dr. Brossard-Stoos - kstoos@ithaca.edu

War,Hunger, and Genocide: An International Health Perspective will be offered online during Summer Session II beginning on June 29- July 31.  

Attributes: (ICC) - Humanities, Liberal Arts,  - Social Sciences,

Themes: Power and Justice AND Quest Sustainable Future 

Course description: An investigation of the cost -- human and economic -- of organized violence, including genocide, and the efforts being made to ameliorate or eliminate the devastation. Particular emphasis is placed on the role that can be played by health care professionals who believe that war may be a preventable phenomenon that can be eradicated by traditional public health methods that have triumphed over other major health problems in the past. 3 credits

For more information, contact Stewart Auyash at auyash@ithaca.edu or 274-1312

Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health, HLTH 21400 CRN #10086 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 26-June 26 ICC Themes: The Quest for a Sustainable Future and Power and Justice ICC Perspectives: Social Science & Natural Sciences Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Srijana Bajracharya at sbajracharya@ithaca.edu for more information.

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Jason Hamilton, natural history and ecology expert in the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department and initiator of IC’s immensely popular Environmental Sentinels course, will be teaching a Maymester course – ENVS 142 – in the art and science of tracking.

 

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This June Jason Hamilton from the Environmental Studies & Sciences Department will teach a Summer Session course in herbal remedies and nature-based healing. ENVS 140 will explore both modern herbalism and ancient vitalist traditions.  

 

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This support group is held every Thursdays from 1-1:50 in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) group room located on the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center.

 

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HTLH 22700 Stress: Its Nature and Management will be offered online during the May intersession, beginning May 12 and ending on May 22.  This is a 3-credit, liberal arts course. Offered totally online, its flexible format means that you do not need to be online at any particular time.  For more information contact Deb Wuest at wuest@ithaca.edu

Attributes: Attributes:  ICC - Social Sciences, Theme: Mind, Body, Spirit; GE 1: Self & Society, Liberal Arts

CRN 10035

 

 

Join Project Look Sharp’s next webinar, “Critical Thinking and Health: Media Literacy Lessons on Advertising and Nutrition for Elementary Grades.” This webinar is free of charge and will be live on Thursday, May 7th from 7:00-8:00 PM EDT.

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 The fall course, Disease and Lifestyle, has open seats in two sections:

HLTH 22900-01 T/Th 10:50 or

HLTH 22900-02 M 6:50

Focuses on the leading causes of morbidity and mortality inthe world, with and emphasis on the United States. Emphasis is on health promotion through awareness of risk factors associated with these diseases. Topics reviewed include etiology, symptoms, morbidity and mortality rates, prevention, and commonly used methods of diagnosis and treatment. The course will include opportunities for hands-on learning and skill development in best practice screening techniques that are used in primary care settings (e.g., blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose monitoring). Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits 

For more information, please contact Dr. Kari Brossard-Stoos - kstoos@ithaca.edu or Dr. Stewart Auyash - auyash@ithaca.edu

Formerly entitled, International Health Issues, GLOBAL HEALTH will be taught in the fall semester only in 2015-16. 

HLTH 25000-01: MWF 9:00-9:50 

Study of public health and health care issues across national borders and how they affect the entire globe, including the future health of the planet. Public health and health care delivery in certain nations are also studied. Prerequisites: One social science course. 3 credits.

For more information, please contact Dr. Amy Frith - afrith@ithaca.edu

Aspiring writers are welcome to join us at the Park Auditorium today at 4:30 - 6 pm for the Asian American Creative Writing Workshop, which will help us understand the very broad and diverse genre of Asian American literature, as well as how to improve your own writing. Participants are welcome to bring their own work for feedback.

 

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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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Religion and Prisons

Contributed by Nancy Menning on 04/15/2015 

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Are you interested in how eastern, western, and indigenous religions have influenced prison policy and practice?

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Learn about sustainable tourism while traveling in Costa Rica! 

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Enter the world of this essential element as we explore questions such as: What is your water footprint? Why is water considered 'Blue Gold'? Why is water an important part of many religious rituals? We will use perspectives from the arts, humanities and sciences, with a focus on the global politics of water and sustainability and its media representations. Internet readings, videos, podcasts, guest lecturers and discussions link students with national and international experts. This asynchronous class that can be done from anywhere with high-speed online access.  Homerconnect GCOM 20100 LIberal Arts 3 cr. Questions? Email Mara Alper   malper@ithaca.edu    May 26-June 26
 

 This support group is held every Thursdays from 1-1:50 in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) group room located on the 2nd floor of the Hammond Health Center.

 

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Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health, HLTH 21400 CRN #10086 is a 3 credit online Summer Course offered during the May 26-June 26

ICC Themes: The Quest for a Sustainable Future and Power and Justice

ICC Perspectives: Social Science & Natural Sciences

Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Srijana Bajracharya at sbajracharya@ithaca.edu for more information.

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Individual development planning identifies the employee’s development goals and the strategies for achieving them by linking them to the organization’s mission and goals. Taking responsibility for your professional development can be challenging. Let us help you get started! The Office of Human Resources would like to invite you to attend a workshop devoted to creating an Individual Development Plan. We will meet on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in room # 52 on the Garden Level of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. 

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