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Acting:Character Study

In this course students will continue the exploration begun in Acting: Fundamentals with in-depth scene and monologue preparation from the contemporary stage. Studio work will focus on the given circumstances, creating a physical life for the character, and miming the relationships that drive the play.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2252
Units
2 - 3
Term
Summer, Spring
Faculty
Department

Acting:Pedagogy, Technique, and Performance

This course offers students opportunities to explore the development & implementation of acting curricula for young actors, specifically focused on the performance of contemporary scenes & monologues, with young people between the ages of 12 & 18; these young actors are all members of the NYU-Steinhardt Youth Theatre Ensemble.The curricula will be created & examined from artistic, technical & pedagogical perspectives, using 20th & 21st century texts from a variety of sources.In a uniquely theoretical & practical setting, students will explore the exercises as a community - led by the course instructor, ultimately partnering with the NYU-Steinhardt Youth Theatre Ensemble to investigate specific approaches to acting in process - using scaffolding assessment & performance as benchmarks for reflection & revision.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2255
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Acting:Scene Study

In this course students will continue the exploration begun in Acting: Fundamentals with in-depth scene and monologue preparation from the contemporary stage. Studio work will focus on the given circumstances, creating a physical life for the character, and miming the relationships that drive the play.
Course #
MPAET-GE 2251
Units
2 - 3
Term
Summer, Spring
Faculty
Department

Activist Art & Creative Activism

The course will focus on the tactical, strategic, & organizational uses of artistic aesthetic taken up by the activist for the purpose of social change. The course will rely on both a survey of the existing theory & scholarship on “artistic activism,” as well as close analyses of contemporary practices on a local, national & global scale. Special attention will be paid to issues of creativity & efficacy, addressing questions concerning the value of this hybrid practice as both an aesthetic & political activity.
Course #
MCC-GE 2155
Units
4
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Activity Group Process Lab

Theory and practice of small group intervention and process in occupational therapy. Topics will include communication, small group formation, observation and recording, analysis, roles, leadership, group development, structure, use of activities, and therapeutic intervention.Lecture and laboratory.
Course #
OT-GE 2707
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Adaptations for Specialized Populations

Key theoretical approaches & strategies for art therapy treatment with clients who hold cognitive/ physical limitations & those confronted with acute and chronic medical illnesses. Topics will include, artistic development of clients with disabilities, strategies for establishing alliances with clients who are nonverbal &/or ill, pre-art materials, adapted tools, & multimedia based art therapy techniques.Special attention on digital media will offer critical concepts on therapeutic implementation. Guest lectures will supplement course learning.
Course #
ARTT-GE 2171
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Adolescent Development

Adolescence as a life stage. Physical, intellectual, social, & psycho-sexual development. Attention to youth from diverse racial/ethnic & socio-cultural backgrounds.Applications & implications for schooling & for prevention & intervention programs directed at psycho-social problems in adolescence will be discussed.Particular emphasis will be placed on neighborhoods, schools & families as contexts of, & important influences on development.
Course #
APSY-UE 1272
Units
4
Term
Fall, Spring
Faculty

Professors

LaRue Allen , Niobe Way , Norissa Williams ,
Department

Adolescent Development: Theory and Research

Examine theories & research on adolescent development with a particular focus on adolescents from diverse cultural backgrounds. Topics include: identity development; family & peer relationships; sexuality; risk-taking behavior; & the impact of family & peer relationships, schools, & neighborhoods on psycho-social adjustment. Different methodological approaches to the study of adolescent development will be examined. Implications for prevention & intervention programs for adolescent will also be discussed.
Course #
APSY-GE 2272
Units
3
Term
Fall, Spring, Summer
Faculty

Professors

Diane Hughes , Joshua Aronson ,
Department

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

Emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge of adolescent development to classroom teaching. Strategies for general and special education teachers to meet thecognitive, emotional, and social needs of adolescents in urban contexts. Focus on differentiating instruction to maximize learning opportunities and outcomes for all learners across ethnicity, race, national origin, linguistic competencies, ability status, learning styles, sexual orientation, gender, and social class. Issues of curriculum development, instructional planning, classroom management, and use of technology. Methods for collaboration with parents, teachers, and other professionals.
Course #
TCHL-GE 2515
Units
2
Term
Fall, January, Spring, Summer
Faculty

Professors

Diana Turk , Fabienne Doucet ,
Department

Adult Lang Disorders

Introduction to the historical, linguistic, and psychological rationales for the evaluation and treatment of verbal impairment secondary to brain damage.Clinical tests, contemporary research, and treatment methodology.
Course #
CSCD-GE 2021
Units
3
Term
Summer, Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Analysis & Teaching Apprenticeship in Ballet

Students place, conduct and evaluate a teaching apprenticeship for adolescents in which they demonstrate proficiency in the use of biomechanics, artistic imagery, musical accompaniment and insight on the needs of the developing dance student at professional and recreational tracks of study.Additionally, students will examine and prepare a Ballet choreography and differentiate its elements according to the developmental needs of students ages 5-9, 10-13, and 14-18.
Course #
MPADE-GE 2269
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Anatomy Physiology Musculoskeletal

This course enables the student to understand advanced knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and knowledge of the interaction of this system with the neuromuscular, cardiovascular pulmonary, integumentary, endocrine, reproductive and digestive systems. The advanced knowledgewill include synthesizing histology, physiology, pathophysiology, and pathophysiology effects on the musculoskeletal system.
Course #
PT-GE 2610
Units
3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Audio Production

An advanced examination of technology and production techniques related to recorded music. Topics include evaluating artistic elements of sound in audio reproductions, the listening space, sonic characteristics of analog and digital mediums, mono, stereo, quad and surround microphone techniques, signal processing and mixing.
Course #
MPATE-GE 2629
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv French for Tchrs of French as a for Lang

Emphasis on the development and maintenance of communicative oral skills in French.May include opportunities for attendance at lectures, movies, theatres, and events where French is spoken.
Course #
FLGED-GE 2129
Units
1 - 3
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Indiv Proj Multi Ed

Provides opportunity for students to engage in field-oriented of library research; to compare & contrast existing text materials; to prepare classroom materials, tests, & syllabi, or other projects, all under faculty guidance.
Course #
LANED-GE 2039
Units
1 - 6
Term
Summer, Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Musical Acoust

A continuation of the principles covered in E85.1035.The semester is divided into three modules - Room Acoustics, Physics of Vibration and Issues in Synthesis and Sound Design - designed to address critical yet broad areas concerning the science and art of producing sound in space. Students are responsible for hands-on projects on each modules, quizzes on reading assignments and a final project.
Course #
MPATE-GE 2036
Units
3
Term
Summer, Spring
Faculty
Department

Adv Nutr: Nutrition for Musculoskeletal Health

Interested in downhill skiing or running a marathon at age 65? Or maybe you want to help older adults in your family maintain mobility and strength? A long & active lifestyle requires preservation of the musculoskeletal system and the intake of certain nutrients can mean the difference between fragility and strength. Nutrient requirements for this body system remain an area of active controversy making it an exciting and dynamic field. This course provides a comprehensive review of the musculoskeletal system and clinically relevant disease states, & evaluates the most current nutrition recommendations for optimal musculoskeletal health.
Course #
NUTR-GE 2292
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department

Adv Nutrition: NeuroNutrition

An accelerated survey of basic principles of Neuro-Nutrition (aka Nutrition for the Brain), from neuroscience to neurology, applied to food studies: brain-specific nutrients; nutrient functions & nutritional requirements for brain health; current research on brain aging & how food can slow down or even prevent age-related disease like Alzheimer’s & dementia; menu planning & assessment; dietary patterns associated with long-lasting brain health; recommendations & food products for neuro-nutritional purposes. For students with previous undergraduate training in nutrition or health.
Course #
NUTR-GE 2293
Units
1
Term
Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Orchestration

Writing for the full symphony orchestra.From classical to contemporary styles the principles of orchestral scoring are examined through both detailed score analysis and writing projects, as well as related topics including transportation, score format, and new notation.
Course #
MPATC-GE 2020
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Faculty
Department

Adv Studies/Languages & Speech

A doctoral level course with lecture and discussion covering advanced topics in aphasia, pragmatics of communication, nonliteral language, affective and linguistic prosody, voice recognition, language in the dementia's, acquired alexia and agraphia, and schizophrenic and other psychiatric speech disorders.
Course #
CSCD-GE 3021
Units
3
Term
Spring
Faculty
Department