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Judaic & Israel
Men's and Women's Issues, Travel, Food and Wine
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*This adult education class is free for Individual, Couple and Seasonal Mandel JCC members
TED Talks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at the Technology Entertainment Design Conference with the world. Under the slogan “ideas worth spreading,” talks were released online beginning in June 2006. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. As of November 2012, TED Talks have been viewed one billion times. TED topics include technology, entertainment, design, business, science, and global issues. This course will provide you with a viewing of videos of the most watched TED Talks. Class time will offer the opportunity for discussion of the topic with a facilitator.
Facilitator: Robert Maurer is President and founder of the American Corporation for Education and Training (ACET), former President and CEO of the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation and COO of the NYS Board of Regents/Department of Education. He has led curriculum, accreditation and internet-based student career and higher education counseling projects in the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Spain, and as a Fulbright in 1980, in the former Yugoslavia. He has hosted and facilitated many television shows, conference workshops and forums.
Jan 7; Chris Anderson – What Makes A Great Talk Great
Mar 11; TED Talks About Love
Apr 15; Edward Snowden- Taking Back the Internet
> Wednesday; Apr 15; 1:00-2:15 PM
$24/Member*; $36/Guest; $15/Class
Inside the Issues
Medical marijuana, the rules for political combat, homeland security, and term limits for members of Congress and the Supreme Court are issues that this course takes on. Instructor Ted Cott will interview public officials and others with firsthand knowledge of these topics, and give class participants an opportunity to ask questions.
Instructor: Ted Cott has spent 35 years as a business and education management consultant to political candidates on issues ranging from housing, water management, public safety, ethics, and the environment. He has been an adjunct lecturer at Iona College and lecturer at NYU, U.S.C., C.W. Post, and Barry Universities in public speaking, business, and marketing strategy.
> Wednesdays: Apr 8, 22; 1:30-3:00 PM
$32/Member*; $48/Guest; $15/Class