Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

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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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All news...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.

City Tech's Open Lab + Living Lab Learning Library: Open-source teaching, learning, and collaborating

In this Lunchtime Seminar, we will hear from several members of the OpenLab team, who will discuss the project’s development and future direction, including the new Living Lab Learning Library, a space for free exchange of teaching materials and practices.

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