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|Pedagogy and OER Development: A Faculty-Driven Approach
Zero Cost Textbook courses and CUNY’s Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives are important avenues towards lowering the cost of education for our students, but they are also opportunities for us to re-examine our approaches to teaching and learning. In this Lunchtime Seminar, we will discuss ways OERs and Zero Cost Textbook courses can help us do more than simply replace our textbooks.
Middle States and Assessment: An Update and Preview
In this Assessment Breakfast, Jim Llana will provide an update on development of the Middle States Self-Study, focusing on Standard V—Educational Effectiveness Assessment. In addition, he will report on plans for assessment of General Education and Institutional Learning Outcomes. Questions or discussion on any aspect of assessment of the major are welcome as well.
Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education
This Teaching Scholarship Circle will discuss the role of colleges and universities in the search for solutions to current social, civil, and economic issues. During the four seminars, we will discuss the relevance of community engagement in its various forms: engaged research, service learning, and civic engagement.