VITAL - Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning The Center for New Media Teaching and Learning


VITAL was created in late 2002 as a collaboration between Professor Herbert P. Ginsburg at Teachers College and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL). The underlying technologies, now called VITAL, have been adapted for a number of new courses in Spring 2004, including Clinical Practice with Couples at the School of Social Work.

Spring 2004 Development of Mathematical Thinking

Faculty Partners
Herbert P. Ginsburg, Jacob H. Schiff Foundations Professor of Psychology & Education, Teachers College

Project Manager
Michael Preston

Design Research
Lila Pinto

Content Development
Janet Eisenband, PhD Candidate, Teachers College
Susan Jang, PhD Candidate, Teachers College
Melissa Morgenlander, PhD Candidate, Teachers College

Spring 2004 Clinical Practice with Couples

Faculty Partners
Tazuko Shibusawa, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, School of Social Work
Susan Oppenheim, Associate Director of Field Education, School of Social Work
Ann McCann Oakley, Assistant Dean and Director of Computing & Instructional Technology, School of Social Work

Project Manager
Debbie Marcus

Design Research
Lila Pinto

Video Credits

Behavioral Therapy with Dr. Richard Stuart
Family Therapy with the Experts Video Series, Allyn & Bacon Professional, a Pearson Education Company

Couples Therapy for Extramarital Affairs, Don-David Lusterman, Ph.D.
American Psychological Association; APA Psychotherapy Videotape Series II

Cultural Diversity in Mental Health Counseling, Steven M. Harris, Ph.D., Elizabeth Wieling, Ph.D.

Feminist Family Therapy, Marianne Walters
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC), Distinguished Presenter Series

Fighting for Your Marriage: The PREP Approach (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program)
PREP Educational Products, Inc.

Irreconcilable Differences, Insoo Kim Berg
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

The Angry Couple: Conflict-Focused Treatment; Susan Heitler, Ph.D
Assessment and Treatment of Psychological Disorders; Newbridge Communications, Inc

VITAL 2004

Concept and Pedagogy
David VanEsselstyn, Lead
David Miele

Technology Architecture
David Miele
Anders Pearson

Gordon Campbell
Darya Chernikhova
Pojen Deng, intern
Devang Thakkar, intern

Video Production
Gerard Zoehfeld

Interface Design
Zarina Mustapha
Marc Raymond

Quality Assurance
Michael Deleon
Brian O'Hagan

Production Director
Ted Bongiovanni

Executive Producers
Frank Moretti
Maurice Matiz

VITAL is production of the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.
© 2004 by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York.

Protocol Acknowledgements
VITAL uses PureTLS in the login protocol. PureTLS is a free Java-only implementation of the SSLv3 and TLSv1 (RFC2246) protocols. PureTLS was developed by Eric Rescorla for Claymore Systems, Inc. and is distributed for free.