Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

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  • Each spring semester, ACERT invites applications for potential Faculty Fellows for the following academic year. In a year-long appointment, Fellows work with ACERT in various ways, depending on their particular expertise and inclination. Fellows receive one three-credit course release during the academic year in which they serve.
  • “Creativity in STEM” is an upcoming CUNY conference that will address the role of STEM Creativity in learning for the purpose of increasing participation of the underrepresented.
  • The annual HEO/Employee Service Recognition Award winners have been announced, and we are proud to recognize ACERT's own Nancy Guerrero. Nancy is an Educational Technologist within the Technology, Teaching, and Learning Group (TTLG), and a valued member of the ACERT Steering Committee.
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Pedagogy and OER Development: A Faculty-Driven Approach

Zero Cost Textbook courses and CUNY’s Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives are important avenues towards lowering the cost of education for our students, but they are also opportunities for us to re-examine our approaches to teaching and learning. In this Lunchtime Seminar, we will discuss ways OERs and Zero Cost Textbook courses can help us do more than simply replace our textbooks.

Middle States and Assessment: An Update and Preview

In this Assessment Breakfast, Jim Llana will provide an update on development of the Middle States Self-Study, focusing on Standard V—Educational Effectiveness Assessment.  In addition, he will report on plans for assessment of General Education and Institutional Learning Outcomes.  Questions or discussion on any aspect of assessment of the major are welcome as well.

Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education

This Teaching Scholarship Circle will discuss the role of colleges and universities in the search for solutions to current social, civil, and economic issues. During the four seminars, we will discuss the relevance of community engagement in its various forms: engaged research, service learning, and civic engagement.

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