Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

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  • In this Event Capsule, Sarah Ward, Stephanie Margolin, and Mason Brown (Library) discuss their work with the SEEK Summer Bridge students, in which students look closely at and ask questions about comic panels and pages as an introduction to the research process.
  • Jeff Allred details his adaption of Billy Budd into a Wordpress-based role-playing game and how it engaged his students. His project will also be featured as part of a "digital panel" at the American Studies Association conference in early November.
  • Taskscapes
    This week, ACERT invited two CUNY colleagues to campus, Maura Smale (Head Librarian, City Tech) and Mariana Regalado (Library, Brooklyn College). They presented their work on what they call, borrowing from social anthropologist Tim Ingold, the “taskscapes” of students from several CUNY campuses (including Hunter’s).
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  • The Office of the Provost would like to invite you to a Faculty Scholarship Mentoring Workshop Series to be held on the second Fridays of each month starting January, 2018.
  • On Wednesday, December 20, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, panOpen is hosting an Open Lab at NY EDTECH WEEK on Open Educational Resources (OER) — and you are invited!
  • The CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative is holding its annual “Lightning Talks” event on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017. They are inviting students, faculty, staff or groups from all disciplines to join and share their ongoing, current, and recent work, and to get a glimpse of the wide variety of digital projects that can be found across ...
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The Cure for Discussion Board Fatigue: VoiceThread for Flipped, Hybrid, and Online Classes

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.

Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Most in higher education value a diverse workforce and professoriate, but universities continue to struggle hiring, supporting, and retaining faculty of color. In this TSC, we will discuss how faculty learn to balance political activism, community engagement, and the demands of tenure in our fractured political times.

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.

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