Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

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  • Each spring semester, ACERT invites applications for 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. Fellows receive one three-credit course release during the academic year in which they serve.
  • “Creativity in STEM” is an upcoming CUNY conference that will address the role of STEM Creativity in learning for the purpose of increasing participation of the underrepresented.
  • The annual HEO/Employee Service Recognition Award winners have been announced, and we are proud to recognize ACERT's own Nancy Guerrero. Nancy is an Educational Technologist within the Technology, Teaching, and Learning Group (TTLG), and a valued member of the ACERT Steering Committee.
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Small Teaching: Roundtable Discussion on Teaching and Learning

James Lang’s 2016 book Small Teaching is based on the idea that simple, small changes to our classroom practices and course designs could make large, positive differences in student achievement and overall teaching effectiveness. Drawing on ideas in Lang’s book and his articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education, ACERT Steering Committee members will lead a roundtable discussion that covers key points from Lang’s writing.

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.

Making your digital content accessible

The Principles of Universal Design can be used to make digital content more accessible to all users. In this workshop, you will learn about best practices for creating and designing accessible MS Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files. We will also discuss options for adding closed captions and subtitles in Youtube and Amara, a web-based subtitle editor for video captioning and translation.

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