Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

  • Use technology to support teaching and learning
    Discover new approaches to teaching


  • going-long
    In this Event Capsule, Lisa Anderson and David Alm discuss their experiences in creating semester-long projects in the classroom. They share their methods, showcase their final products, and share advice on how faculty members can design their own semester-long collaborative projects.
  • danielsthistleqa
    With the backdrop of today’s rapidly changing academic landscape, there are vast opportunities for using new technologies in scholarly work. Polly Thistlewaite and Jessie Daniels explore using digital technologies to bring together academics, journalists, and activists to produce knowledge and promote social justice.
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    Traditional methods of teaching organic chemistry via lecture do not provide active learning opportunities for students. Instead, meaningful learning occurs when students are encouraged to participate and work on problems rather than waiting to copy instructors’ answers. We report how the use of “iPad with AirServer” in an organic chemistry lecture course can make student ...
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  • wikipedia-edit-a-thon-squareThe Hunter College Library is hosting a Wikipedia Art and Art History Edit-a-thon during Open Access Week at the Zabar Art Library. The event will focus on editing Art & Art History articles, and will provide participants with the opportunity to help improve the encyclopedia.
  • 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.
  • Day of Digped logo squareThis 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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Web scrawlers: Annotating digital objects with students

What happens to the time-honored tradition of scribbling in the margins when texts migrate from the page to the screen? In this presentation, two faculty members will discuss their use of various platforms to mark up digital documents for, and with, students.

Conversations and reflections around images and videos

This workshop is intended for faculty who want to design assignments that go beyond text-based discussions. It will introduce participants to two web-based tools that facilitate conversations and reflections around videos and images. Using VoiceThread, professors and students can add comments to slides, images, documents or videos. The comments can be made in the form of text, audio or video. Using Vialogues, professors and students can post questions, reflections and comments associated with specific points in the video.

Why failure matters: Editors from CUNYs Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy on learning from “Teaching Fails”

Two editors from CUNYs Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) will discuss work from the journal’s “Teaching Fails” section, which features reflections on faculty members’ most interesting and useful failures.

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