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    This semester, ACERT organized two new prizes to call attention to some of the innovative and exciting work happening at Hunter in the area of digital pedagogy: a Faculty Assignment Prize and a Student Digital Writing Prize. Here, we would like to share with you a small sample of the winning projects.
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    Members of the ACERT community share their responses to "Make It Stick." This book challenges conventional thinking about student learning, with a particular focus on how inefficient and unproductive strategies and practices are often reinforced by educators.
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    Asking undergraduate students to undertake the difficult task of research invites them into the scholarly community. Professor Wendy Hayden has compiled a list of outlets for undergraduate publishing and invites you to share your resources.
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  • hunter_mottoACERT is proud to announce that Faculty Fellow Laura Baecher and Steering Committee member Sandi Clarkson are among the recipients of the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence.
  • Day of Digped logo squareACERT will be hosting a workshop on creating open access digital books as part of our May 3 Day of Digital Pedagogy. This hands-on workshop, led by Jack Dougherty (Professor of Educational Studies, Trinity College), will feature the open-source Pressbooks platform, a WordPress derivative that generates books in multiple formats.
  • Assessment Day Square LogoJoin us at our second annual Assessment Day, featuring presentations from Hunter's cohort of seven Assessment Fellows, each of whom is experimenting with ways to explore their students’ learning.
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These informal biweekly sessions give FITT 2016 award winners an opportunity to share their work in progress and get feedback from colleagues, educational technologists, and faculty mentors.

Using online meeting tools in your classes

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the notable features of some free tools that you may want to consider, including Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Skype, and will discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses.

Creating mini-lectures for your hybrid, online and flipped classes

Learn how to create mini-lectures that can be used to introduce students to a class or online module; to explain how to solve a problem; or to demonstrate how to navigate a website or use a software program. We will introduce two web-based tools: VoiceThread and Screencast-O-Matic.

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