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  • Robert Cowan, Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment & Review at Hunter College (and longtime friend of ACERT), recently published a book titled, Teaching Double Negatives: Disadvantage and Dissent at Community College. The book asks whether exploring narratives that subvert dominant Western paradigms of progress in classrooms enables students to re-narrate and represent their lives.
  • In this Event Capsule, Jeff Allred (English), Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages), and Luke Waltzer (GC, Teaching and Learning Center) explore some possibilities afforded by the CUNY Academic Commons, a long-standing space for collaboration among CUNY faculty and staff that has recently begun hosting courses as well.
  • Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Antonia Levy (School for Professional Studies), Louis Olander (Special Education), and Gina Riley (Special Education), discuss how they use principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to create welcoming, usable, and accessible courses for students with a broad range of characteristics, including students with disabilities.
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  • ACERT is currently seeking a College Assistant/Administrative Assistant to support the department’s day-to-day operations. We are accepting resume submissions!
  • Do students find writing for their courses a jeopardizing situation? What effect will that perception have on their work? Can we make college writing a safe space? Should we?  The Writing Across the Curriculum Program and ACERT will host open faculty discussions of the topic on two Fridays in April, the 13th and 20th, at 10 ...
  • The President's Initiative for Faculty Innovations in Teaching and Technology Deadline extended to April 16, 2018 What is FITT?  Faculty Innovations in Teaching and Technology (FITT) is a competitive program for faculty seeking to enhance student learning in innovative ways. FITT awardees undertake creative pedagogical experiments and explore emerging technologies within a vibrant community committed to sharing experiences ...
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