TED Talks

Facilitators: Georgia Locker, 482-4875, glocker@outlook.com, Marcia Patton-Mallory, 222-0513, mpattonmallory@gmail.com                                   Dates:        Mondays, September 11-October 30, 2017 Time:         9:30 AM - 11:30 AM                                  Text:          None

Objectives: TED talks and TED Dialogs are short videos that give perspectives from people of all backgrounds who have demonstrated thoughtful, inspiring and/or compelling messages on a wide range of social, economic and environmental issues. We selected eight topics with associated TED Talk presentations that participants will view and discuss during each week’s session. Viewing prior to the class is encouraged, and participants in the class will select one of the chosen TED talks to facilitate discussion on one day during the 8-week session.

Possible topics include: Nationalism vs Globalism; Poverty and the Working Class; Ethics, Law, Science and Policy; Dimensions of Racism; Artificial Intelligence; Advances from Understanding of Genetics; and Young People Making a Difference.