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Learning Opportunities

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The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute is pleased to welcome 2017-18 Distinguished Speaker, author and pro-aging activist, Ashton Applewhite for her talk entitled, "This Chair Rocks: How Ageism Warps Our View of Long Life." This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

Monday, October 23, 2017
7:00 pm
Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall
Ithaca College

Read more about Ms. Applewhite, her talk, and her book, This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism.

Join the online book discussion of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism beginning August 14. 

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Inclusive and practical course about sexuality and health. Get your ICC credits in 4 weeks from your own home.

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You still have time to register for Introduction to Linguistics for summer session II (July 3-Aug.1) You can learn about language from the comfort of your own home, and earn 3 credits for Identities or World of System

See https://www.ithaca.edu/summer/ for more info, or email jpfrehm@ithaca.edu. Financial aid is also possible for these summer sessions. 

Fulfill your Diversity and Themes and Perspectives requirements by taking Watching Race in US Media, an online course during Summer Session II. The course explores how representations of racial and ethnic identities in US film, television and music influence US society. For more information, contact Paula Ioanide at pioanide@ithaca.edu.

All educational affairs faculty and staff are invited to join the Educational Affairs Staff Development Committee for a casual continental breakfast.  There will be activities, games, good food and good coffee, and a chance to get to meet your colleagues from across the Division.  

Thursday, May 25, 8:30 – 10:30am in Clark Lounge.

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 Have you ever wondered about the religiosity of Ned Flanders, the feminist sensibilities of Lisa Simpson, and the national identity of Apu Nahaspeemapetilon?  

Are these animated characters, among others, really sites of struggle among political, economic, and social forces?

Register today for Communication, Culture and Rhetoric offered online during Summer Session I (May 30-June 30) and learn how analyzing these questions and more can lead to a better understanding of popular culture and how it can affect one’s sense of self.

This web/online course investigates the rhetorical dimensions of the longest-running sitcom in America, The Simpsons. Students will learn how signs and symbols influence us through a process called rhetoric.

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6th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Thursday May 18th, 2017. Take this time to help your institution become more aware of accessibly. This is celebrated on the third Thursday of every May.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 9:00-2:30
Clark Lounge, Campus Center

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This informal conversation is a chance to get to know the two honorary degree recipients who will be part of the Sunday Commencement program.

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HLTH 22700 Stress: Its Nature and Management discusses the impact of stress on your health and strategies to use stress to your advantage for optimal achievement. 

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Constructivist Media Decoding: Media Literacy and Critical Thinking in Social Studies  

July 24, 2017 to July 26, 2017
At the Newseum in Washington, D.C

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI and ICC DV) CRN# 10100 focuses on how new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways. We will also focus on how digital media has impacted the construction of individual and group identities, challenged inequality, and given a voice to people and populations that have been systematically marginalized.

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Embrace your inner public health nerdiness this summer, and earn credit toward your World of Systems, social science perspective! Health (HLTH) 117: Foundations of Public Health provides an engaging look at population health issues that impact each one of us on a daily basis. 

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Elementary Latin I (LATN 10100) is being offered in the Fall (2017) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:10–2:25. You can use it for the ICC Identities theme (Humanities perspective).

Intermediate Latin (LATN 20000) is being offered in the Fall (2017) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:35–3:50. — Some prior knowledge is required for this course, so it’s ideal if you have had a bit of Latin in high school. Please contact Dr. Robert Ziomkowski for details (rziomkowski@ithaca.edu).

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Check out HLTH 22700 Stress: Its Nature and Management offered online in the 2-week May Session. This course discusses the impact of stress on your health and strategies to use stress to your advantage for optimal achievement.While we often tend to think of stress in negative terms, stress when managed can be a positive force in our lives. This course is offered from May 15th to May 26th. The course offers you maximum flexibility; it is asynchronous, meaning that you do not need to be online at any specific time.  This course is designated as ICC Mind, Body Spirit – Natural Science or Social Science Perspective, Liberal Arts.  For more information, contact the instructor at wuest@ithaca.edu

 

Want to analyze movies and learn about religion at the same time? 

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Need Education Minor Credits? Interested in learning more about cultural and linguistic diversity in K-12 schools? Join us ONLINE during May Term for EDUC 29003 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in K-12 Schools.

This course will satisfy 3 credits of the Education Studies Minor Coursework Requirements and Liberal Arts.

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Sustainable Living: A Holistic Approach to Health

HLTH 21400, is a 3-credit online Summer Course offered during
Jul 03, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017. 

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

ICC Perspectives: Social Sciences & Natural Sciences. 

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HPEG 59901-01 Grant Writing:  May15th –May18th

A must have skill for health care and health education professionals and researchers.  Below is a summary of the course content. Please contact Srijana Bajracharya at sbajracharya@ithaca.edu  for more information. If you like to review the syllabus, please email me.     

 

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TVR320: Topics in Media Technology: The Seduction and Surveillance of New Media (ICC WI and ICC DV) CRN# 10100 focuses on how new media (mobile, social, web, etc.) has led to some unanticipated outcomes that affect our personal life experience in both utopic and dystopic ways. We will also focus on how digital media has impacted the construction of individual and group identities, challenged inequality, and given a voice to people and populations that have been systematically marginalized.

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