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Assess It! | October 27, 2016

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Reflection: “Rubrics: An Undervalued Teaching Tool”

Creating a well thought-out, comprehensive rubric takes work; but the effort is worth it. Rubrics, when used correctly, have a number of benefits. They have been shown to help students become more aware of their learning process and progress, improve student performance, and help instructors quickly and consistently assess assignments from student to student.
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Cornerstones for Teaching and Research: Faculty Resources at Hunter College – CANCELED

Thursday
Nov 10, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
425 E 25th St, Gebbie Room Community Building Hunter College Libraries, Office of the Provost, the Office of Research Administration, and the Academic Center for Excellence in Research and Teaching (ACERT) are hosting a series of events that will bring faculty members together with representatives from college-wide offices and departments that offer resources for faculty research and teaching. Each department will provide information and details about their resources in an informal setting, with ample time for questions and discussion. [Details...]
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Cornerstones for Teaching and Research: Faculty Resources at Hunter College

Tuesday
Nov 8, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1007 HW Community Building Hunter College Libraries, Office of the Provost, the Office of Research Administration, and the Academic Center for Excellence in Research and Teaching (ACERT) are hosting a series of events that will bring faculty members together with representatives from college-wide offices and departments that offer resources for faculty research and teaching. Each department will provide information and details about their resources in an informal setting, with ample time for questions and discussion. [Details...]
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Tool Talk | October 6, 2016

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Enhancing student engagement using Airserver

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 thinking visible.
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Assess It! | September 29, 2016

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Assessment in Action in Hunter’s learning communities

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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Assessment Breakfast “Meet & Greet”

Wednesday
Sep 28, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment Breakfast “Meet & Greet”
Presenter(s): Maureen Erickson (Office of Assessment), Catherine Raissiguier (Women & Gender Studies), Elke Nicolai (German Department)

Come to our first Assessment Breakfast of the year and "meet & greet" one another as we start a new semester. There will be brief presentations from Hunter faculty as well as time to share about yourself and what is going on in your assessment world. Catherine Raissiguier from Women & Gender Studies will speak on their department's assessment initiatives and Elke Nicolai from the German Department will be speaking on student and alumni success. It is also an opportunity to meet our new Assessment Director, Maureen Erickson. Come hungry and ready to have some fun! We'd love to hear your ideas for future breakfasts as well. [Details...]
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Assessment and Exploring Student Learning

Thursday
Sep 22, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Assessment and Exploring Student Learning
Presenter(s): Kirsten Grant (Chemistry), John Pell (Hunter College Libraries), Scott Gentile (Mathematics and Statistics), Jochen Albrecht (Geography), Manashi Chatterjee (Chemistry)

Learn from Assessment Fellows about assessment tools and how assessment can be used to demonstrate and improve student learning. The panel, composed of faculty from a wide range of disciplines, will discuss what it takes to build a culture of assessment and to establish, grow and sustain assessment systems and processes on campus. [Details...]
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Measuring what counts: Credentials or learning?

Wednesday
Mar 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ICIT Conference Room Webinars
Measuring what counts: Credentials or learning?
Presenter(s): Anya Kamanetz (author of "The Test" and lead digital education reporter for NPR), Leah Gilliam (VP of Strategy and Innovation for Girls Who Code), and Bret Eynon (VP for Academic Affairs at LaGuardia Community College)

This livestreamed discussion, hosted by CUNY's Futures Initiative, will focus on the social and political implications of the ways we test, grade, measure, rank, and assess. [Details...]
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