Event Archive

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Jun 13, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online - register for details
Workshops
VoiceThread Training for Language Courses
Presenter(s): George Haines (VoiceThread)

Speaking and listening are fundamental to language learning. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use VoiceThread’s audio and video tools to engage learners in a more authentic way. [Details...]
Monday
Jun 11, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online - register for details
Workshops
VoiceThread Training for STEM courses
Presenter(s): George Haines (VoiceThread)

Jobs in STEM-related fields are increasing in importance, and today’s students need a deeper understanding of STEM subjects to perform in a global economy. In this interactive session, participants will have an opportunity to exchange ideas about STEM lesson design with VoiceThread and connect and share with other educators. The focus will be on student-centered lesson design and demonstration of understanding. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jun 6, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-making Camp: Day 3
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT) & Nancy Guerrero (ICIT)

Participate in 2.5-day camp on building or refreshing your hybrid or online courses in June. We will work intensively to support you as you design one online learning module for a course you will be teaching in a future semester. [Details...]
Tuesday
Jun 5, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-making Camp: Day 2
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT) & Nancy Guerrero (ICIT)

Participate in 2.5-day camp on building or refreshing your hybrid or online courses in June. We will work intensively to support you as you design one online learning module for a course you will be teaching in a future semester. [Details...]
Monday
Jun 4, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-making Camp: Day 1
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT) & Nancy Guerrero (ICIT)

Participate in 2.5-day camp on building or refreshing your hybrid or online courses in June. We will work intensively to support you as you design one online learning module for a course you will be teaching in a future semester. [Details...]
Thursday
May 24, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
C105 HN
Webinars Over the past year, interest in eXtended reality (XR) technologies (such as virtual, augmented, immersive, and mixed reality) has surged. New and more affordable XR technologies, along with voice activation and sophisticated visual display walls, provide promising directions and opportunities to immerse learners in the curriculum, offering deeper and more vivid learning experiences and extending the learning environment. [Details...]
Tuesday
May 22, 2018
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
C105 HN
Webinars Over the past year, interest in eXtended reality (XR) technologies (such as virtual, augmented, immersive, and mixed reality) has surged. New and more affordable XR technologies, along with voice activation and sophisticated visual display walls, provide promising directions and opportunities to immerse learners in the curriculum, offering deeper and more vivid learning experiences and extending the learning environment. [Details...]
Wednesday
May 16, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
206 E 67th St
Community Building Connect with your Hunter colleagues over food and drinks at nearby Bedford Falls. Cash bar. [Details...]
Monday
Apr 30, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops
Creative Uses of Whiteboard Apps
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

Join us for an online workshop where we will show you how Hunter professors use mobile and web-based annotation tools to present lessons, to provide media feedback and to demonstrate how to solve problems in math and chemistry. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 25, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
FDA Lounge
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education
Presenter(s): Rebeca Amato (Civic Engagement Initiatives and Urban Democracy Lab, NYU); Dipti Desai (Art and Education, NYU)

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. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 25, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment Thank You Breakfast
Presenter(s): Assessment Fellows

Come join us for breakfast! Our 2017-18 Assessment Fellows will be presenting on assessment related topics with time for open conversation. We look forward to seeing you there. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 18, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Hemmerdinger Hall
Special Events
Reflections on the "Free" in Academic Freedom: Diversity and the Scholar Activist
Presenter(s): Patricia Matthew (Montclair State University)

In this ACERT Special Event, author Patricia Matthew will present on the importance of sustaining a diverse intellectual ecosystem in a moment when all faculty, but particularly faculty of color, face important choices about how to do their work. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 18, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
FDA Lounge
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education
Presenter(s): Catherine Raissiguier (Women and Gender Studies)

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. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 18, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops
Using Online Meeting Tools in your Classes
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT)

Online meeting tools can be incorporated in classes for many reasons. In this workshop, you’ll learn about the notable features of some free tools that you may want to consider, including Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom, and we’ll discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses. [Details...]
Monday
Apr 16, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops
Making your digital content accessible
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

The Principles of Universal Design can be used to make digital content more accessible to all users. 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 adding closed captions and subtitles in Youtube and Amara, a web-based subtitle editor for video captioning and translation. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 28, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
FDA Lounge
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education
Presenter(s): Carol Smith (City College Library)

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. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 22, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars James Lang’s 2016 book Small Teaching is based on the idea that simple, small changes to our classroom practices and course designs could make large, positive differences in student achievement and overall teaching effectiveness. Drawing on ideas in Lang’s book and his articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education, ACERT Steering Committee members will lead a roundtable discussion that covers key points from Lang’s writing. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 21, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
FDA Lounge
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Civic Engagement and Activism in Higher Education
Presenter(s): Diana Conchado (Romance Languages); Rob Cowan (Arts & Sciences)

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. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 21, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Middle States and Assessment: An Update and Preview
Presenter(s): Jim Llana (Associate Provost)

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. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 20, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Pedagogy and OER Development: A Faculty-Driven Approach
Presenter(s): Madeline Cohen (Lehman); Sharon Jordan (Lehman); Allison Lehr-Samuels (Baruch); Andy McKinney (Baruch); Anne Rice (Lehman); Sanford Schram (Political Science); Charles Tien (Political Science)

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. [Details...]
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