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  • At the May 3, 2017 Assessment Breakfast, Hunter’s 2016-17 Quantitative Reasoning Fellows (QRFs), Ernesto Garcia, Richard Gustavson, and Rachel Perlin presented “Using Diagnostic Exams to Run Semester-Long Assessment.”
  • Narrative of instructive failed assignment as part of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy’s wonderful Teaching Fails feature.
  • In this event capsule, Irene Morrison-Moncure and Jared Simard discuss taking their courses online. They share the educational tools they used, and give suggestions for faculty members interested in developing online courses of their own.
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  • The HCAP Faculty and Staff invites you to the Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP) 2017 Fall Kickoff Event. HCAP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education for the next four years to help support Asian American and Pacific Islander students at Hunter College through their college experience.
  • Hunter College has received funding to support the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) for our students. Come join us next week to hear from a representative from Lumen Learning who will provide an overview of OER developments and describe their impacts on content mastery, completion rates, and overall student success metrics.
  • For those of you interested in an OER “out of the box” option that may ease you in to the fall semester, Lumen Learning is hosting webinars for SUNY and CUNY faculty members to walk through several of the OER courses most widely-used in US higher education.
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Best Practices in Making Coursework Accessible for all Students: Research and Classroom Perspectives

This presentation provides a brief synopsis of the required process involved in providing accessible course materials. Presenters from the Office of Accessibility will provide examples of different data entry systems and offer tips for materials design that are useful for all students.

Writing for the Web: Student Activities that Communicate Research to a Wider Audience

Many of our students will graduate to careers that involve writing for and communicating with online audiences. This panel will present classroom activities and pedagogical projects that help students learn to shape their writing towards a wider audience than the instructor or classroom setting.

Evidence-Based Instruction: Emerging Best Practices for Effective Teaching & Learning

This TSC will consist of a series of workshops in which we will discuss the development of engaging classroom activities. During this series, we will discuss and explore teaching strategies that have been shown to lead to increased student interest, more active student participation, and better faculty teacher evaluations.

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