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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 concludedPedagogy of Social Imagination in LanguageLearning and Teaching, afederally funded multidisciplinarycollaboration 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 YorkCity high schoolstudents andinternationalteachers togetherto stage a multimediaremixof the novelFrankenstein.

The Social Studies Education program initiated"Merging Landscapes:An African-GeneratedCurriculum of Place,"research exploring youngAfrican newcomers'experiences in New YorkCity. The findings areincreasing curricular attentionto Africa andstudents -'needs.

TC, World Savvy and the Asia Society designed aGlobal Competence Certificate program to improve teaching about the United States in a global context.

The Music &Music Education program developedclasses andafterschool programmingat theTeachers College CommunitySchool.

The program in History & Education and the Center on History and Education collaborated withTC's Institute for Urban and Minority Education on the historical investigationproject "EducatingHarlem." Theproject includedthe inauguralEdmund GordonLecture, deliveredby Charles Payneof 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

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. 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 concludedPedagogy of Social Imagination in LanguageLearning and Teaching, afederally funded multidisciplinarycollaboration 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 YorkCity high schoolstudents andinternationalteachers togetherto stage a multimediaremixof the novelFrankenstein.

The Social Studies Education program initiated"Merging Landscapes:An African-GeneratedCurriculum of Place,"research exploring youngAfrican newcomers'experiences in New YorkCity. The findings areincreasing curricular attentionto Africa andstudents -'needs.

TC, World Savvy and the Asia Society designed aGlobal Competence Certificate program to improve teaching about the United States in a global context.

The Music &Music Education program developedclasses andafterschool programmingat theTeachers College CommunitySchool.

The program in History & Education and the Center on History and Education collaborated withTC's Institute for Urban and Minority Education on the historical investigationproject "EducatingHarlem." Theproject includedthe inauguralEdmund GordonLecture, deliveredby Charles Payneof 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.

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