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  • 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 ...
  • During an ACERT Lunchtime Seminar, Laura W. Kane and Sarah Ruth Jacobs introduced the aims and editorial guidelines of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, which is a collaborative effort between 23 faculty members, graduate students, and academic staff at CUNY and other institutions.
  • In the wake of the recent election cycle, people are waking up to the idea that perhaps the news sources they were consuming were not telling the whole story. Information literacy seems more relevant and important now than ever before.
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  • We have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in an upcoming Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) focused on the development of engaging classroom activities. These teaching strategies have been shown to lead to increased student interest, more active student participation and better faculty teacher evaluations.
  • 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 10.
  • We would like to call to your attention the opportunity to be an ACERT Faculty Fellow in 2017/2018. Each spring, ACERT invites applications from potential Faculty Fellows for the following academic year. In a year-long appointment, Fellows work with ACERT in various ways, depending on their particular expertise and inclination.
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Assessment Accreditation and Why it Matters

James Llana, Hunter’s new Associate Provost of Institutional Effectiveness, will be presenting on the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and academic accreditation.

If at first you don’t succeed: What we learn from failure

Are you ready to talk about your failures in the classroom? In this workshop we will reflect on our failures in a supportive environment using active learning strategies.

Creative approaches to the syllabus: Moving beyond the transactional in course design

From using the syllabus to tell the narrative of learning in a course to generating course topics from student interests outside the classroom walls, this seminar will present examples of creative syllabus design and syllabus presentation from a variety of departments and fields.

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