Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

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  • Alyson Greenfield (English Department) employs “unconventional” teaching methods to enliven the classroom and student experience as a whole.
  • Have you heard about City Tech's OpenLab? It's an open-source digital platform where students, faculty, and staff meet to learn, work, and share their ideas. Built by and for City Tech using open source software, the OpenLab is designed to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to connect and collaborate across the college.
  • Professor Wendy Hayden's (English) rhetoric course, Hillary Clinton and Beyond, explored rhetoric in the context of the recent election. The course experimented with a crowdsourced syllabus in which Wendy chose the readings for the first four classes of the semester and then turned the syllabus over to the students. By the end of the semester, her ...
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  • Join the OpenLab Team, City Tech faculty and staff, and CUNY colleagues at the next Open Pedagogy event, where they'll be discussing the use of multimedia in open digital pedagogy.
  • With the Spring 2017 semester underway, ACERT is gearing up for a number of exciting events and opportunities, and we’d love to have your participation.
  • Faculty Innovations in Teaching and Technology (FITT) is a competitive program for faculty seeking to enhance student learning in innovative ways. We invite Hunter faculty to submit FITT proposals by March 17.
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Embodied and mindful teaching: How to use arts pedagogy in the classroom

Are your students disengaged? How can you get your students better involved in the flow of your class? In this seminar we will discuss various mindful methods to get your students better involved in your classes, through movement and other techniques.

Strategies for teaching students with disabilities

We have all had students with disabilities in our classes. How to interact with such students can be both challenging and rewarding. Our presenters for this seminar–one an expert on disability studies, the other from understood.org, a website that deals with learning and attention issues with students and children–will try to unpack the many issues surrounding this popular topic.

Students produce and publish knowledge: Wikipedia as student writing space

Do you tell students never to use Wikipedia as a reference in a paper? Have you ever considered using Wikipedia as a learning tool? In this Lunchtime Seminar, we’ll learn about class projects where students contribute to Wikipedia as editors and writers.

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