Event Archive

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Jan 25, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about race: Exploring race in the college classroom
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Kirsten Grant (Chemistry), Stephanie Margolin (Library)

Activist scholars have taken to social media to collaborate and create antiracist pedagogy. The Charleston Syllabus is one example of a crowd-sourced syllabus, which began as a hashtag in response to the racially motivated murder of nine people in Charleston, SC in 2015. That hashtag generated a new edited volume, The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence, a compilation of excerpts from many of the Charleston Syllabus readings. This January, join us for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections, considering how this literature might be used in our classrooms and its relevance for us and our students. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 18, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about race: Exploring race in the college classroom
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Kirsten Grant (Chemistry), Stephanie Margolin (Library)

Activist scholars have taken to social media to collaborate and create antiracist pedagogy. The Charleston Syllabus is one example of a crowd-sourced syllabus, which began as a hashtag in response to the racially motivated murder of nine people in Charleston, SC in 2015. That hashtag generated a new edited volume, The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence, a compilation of excerpts from many of the Charleston Syllabus readings. This January, join us for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections, considering how this literature might be used in our classrooms and its relevance for us and our students. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 11, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about race: Exploring race in the college classroom
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Kirsten Grant (Chemistry), Stephanie Margolin (Library)

Activist scholars have taken to social media to collaborate and create antiracist pedagogy. The Charleston Syllabus is one example of a crowd-sourced syllabus, which began as a hashtag in response to the racially motivated murder of nine people in Charleston, SC in 2015. That hashtag generated a new edited volume, The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence, a compilation of excerpts from many of the Charleston Syllabus readings. This January, join us for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections, considering how this literature might be used in our classrooms and its relevance for us and our students. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about race: Exploring race in the college classroom
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Kirsten Grant (Chemistry), Stephanie Margolin (Library)

Activist scholars have taken to social media to collaborate and create antiracist pedagogy. The Charleston Syllabus is one example of a crowd-sourced syllabus, which began as a hashtag in response to the racially motivated murder of nine people in Charleston, SC in 2015. That hashtag generated a new edited volume, The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence, a compilation of excerpts from many of the Charleston Syllabus readings. This January, join us for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections, considering how this literature might be used in our classrooms and its relevance for us and our students. [Details...]
Wednesday
Dec 14, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Best practices in using online tools for assessing students
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT)

Nancy and Shiao-Chuan will talk about tools to assess students and tools to give and get feedback from students, such Blackboard quizzes, surveys, in-line grading and rubrics. They will also discuss best practices in using online tools for assessing students and suggest some ideas to address academic integrity online. [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 16, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops Learn how to create mini-lectures that can be used to introduce students to a class or online module; to explain how to solve a problem; or to demonstrate how to navigate a website or use a software program. We will introduce two web-based tools: VoiceThread and Screencast-O-Matic. [Details...]
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...]
Wednesday
Nov 9, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assessing academic support programs
Presenter(s): Pamela Clark (SEEK)

For our second Assessment Breakfast of the semester we will meet and hear from Pamela Clark, our new SEEK Director, as well as talk about how to assess non-academic programs. Come hungry and ready to learn! [Details...]
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...]
Monday
Nov 7, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Silberman School of Social Work, Room SB 329
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...]
Thursday
Nov 3, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars In this “Ideas Lab,” members of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Student Success will brainstorm approaches that might be deployed here at Hunter College. Our Committee hopes that, in aggregate, these interventions will directly and positively impact metrics such as graduation and retention rate, measures widely held as indicators of student success. [Details...]
Tuesday
Nov 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
The “Flipped Classroom”: Advancing learning through high-impact, evidenced-based pedagogy
Presenter(s): Donna McGregor (Lehman College Chemistry), Neepa Maitra (Physics), Manashi Chatterjee (Chemistry)

In this presentation, we will explore the “flipped classroom,” an approach to teaching and course design intended to make more time available during class for active learning. Join us to recognize elements of these “High Impact Teaching Practices” in teaching that distinguish them from more traditional approaches. [Details...]
Monday
Oct 31, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops
Making your digital content accessible
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

In this workshop, you will learn about best practices for creating and designing accessible MS Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files. We will also discuss options for captioning videos. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 27, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Why failure matters: Editors from CUNYs Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy on learning from “Teaching Fails”
Presenter(s): Laura Wildemann Kane (CUNY Graduate Center), Sarah Ruth Jacobs (CUNY Graduate Center)

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. [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 26, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops
Conversations and reflections around images and videos
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT)

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. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 25, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Web scrawlers: Annotating digital objects with students
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English), Philip Ewell (Music)

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. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 20, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Going long: Designing semester-long collaborations in the classroom
Presenter(s): Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages), Lisa Anderson (German), David Alm (D:F/M)

In this panel, three faculty members will share their experiences designing semester-long projects. Panel members will discuss their respective processes and products, emphasizing assignment design, evaluation, and potential pitfalls in doing this kind of work. [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 19, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops Learn how to create mini-lectures that can be used to introduce students to a class or online module; to explain how to solve a problem; or to demonstrate how to navigate a website or use a software program. We will introduce two web-based tools: VoiceThread and Screencast-O-Matic. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 18, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Effective Use of Discussion in the Physical and Online Classroom
Presenter(s): Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Jennifer Klein (Special Education), Paul McPherron (English), Chris Toulouse (Fordham - Lincoln Center)

University faculty use classroom discussions to accomplish course goals such as engaging students in higher-level thinking and providing students opportunities to examine real-world applications. In this seminar, faculty from various disciplines will discuss what has worked (and what has not) in building effective classroom discussions both in the physical and online classroom. [Details...]
Monday
Oct 17, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops
Using online meeting tools in your classes
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the notable features of some free tools that you may want to consider, including Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Skype, and will discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses. [Details...]
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