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S18C7 Selected TEDtalks - Ideas Worth Sharing

This course is for curious souls who desire to engage with others about provocative, powerful, and promising prototypes, processes, procedures, and practices that will shape the future. We will view and discuss 20-minute curated presentations recorded at Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conferences held at international and local venues over the past 30 years. Today, TED events cover almost all topics - from science to business to global issues. Four TEDtalks videos will be shown at each session, followed by interactive classroom discussion. Themes for our weekly conversations are based on the following TED-curated or instructor-created video playlists: Climate change: Oh, it's real; The emotional impact of architecture; The power of film; Be a better conversationalist; and Document your life.

Instructor: LLI member Lew White is a retired Air Force officer and ex-IBMer who has lived in Staunton since 2000. During his 22-year military career he held various technical and project management positions in space/electronics systems acquisition, test, and operation. During his 16-year IBM career he was detached to NASA's JSC Mission Operations Directorate Training Division for two years where he developed and delivered flight computer technical training courses for Space Station flight and ground crews. He has MS and BS engineering degrees and has completed many military and technical professional courses.


Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at or 540/568.2923.

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