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    A project conceived by the 2014-2015 Assessment Fellows made an appearance at the ACRL Assessment in Action poster session at the annual meeting of the American Library Association this summer. The project was an effort to activate Hunter’s learning communities by fostering deeper collaboration between faculty in the library and in the first-year writing program.
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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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  • pressforwardJoin the Library Association of CUNY, the Graduate Center’s Teaching and Learning Center, the Graduate Center Digital Initiatives, and the Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, to learn new ways to gather content from the open web and to share it using PressForward.
  • 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.
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Publishing, Impact and Rights: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Being a Scholar

In this workshop, Jessie Daniels (Sociology – Hunter and The Graduate Center) and Polly Thistlethwaite (Chief Librarian, The Graduate Center) offer practical advice about collaboration, how to navigate publishing and negotiate for your rights, measuring your impact and the best practices for sharing scholarly work.

Digital Courseware in Higher Education: Developments and Possibilities

Courseware is receiving increased attention, as higher education institutions search for ways to increase student success. This webinar, moderated by MindWires’ Michael Feldstein, will be a discussion of today’s courseware and its prospects for the future.

Happy Hour at Bedford Falls

Come have a drink in honor of Gina Cherry to thank her for her work for ACERT and congratulate her on her new position as Director of CETLS at BMCC. We’ll meet at Bedford Falls (formerly Phoenix Park). Cash bar. We will be in the back room.

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