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RECENT BLOG POSTSNEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTSUPCOMING EVENTS
  • 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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  • 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.
  • On June 5 – 7, 2017, we invite you to participate in a 2.5-day camp on building or refreshing your hybrid or online courses. We will work intensively to support you as you design one online learning module for a course you will be teaching in a future semester.
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The Cure for Discussion Board Fatigue: VoiceThread for Flipped, Hybrid, and Online Classes
17
Aug

Join us for an online workshop led by George Haines, VoiceThread’s instructional designer. George will show us how to create VoiceThread assignments in our Blackboard environment. He will also share examples of VoiceThread used in engaging, student-centered assignments from a variety of disciplines and instructional modalities.


Evidence-Based Instruction: Emerging Best Practices for Effective Teaching & Learning
4
Oct

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.


Evidence-Based Instruction: Emerging Best Practices for Effective Teaching & Learning
18
Oct

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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