Event Archive

When/Where Event
Thursday
Feb 22, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Mentoring Students of Color at Hunter
Presenter(s): John Rose (Dean of Diversity); Collin Craig (Black Male Initiative); Caitlin Ho (Hunter College ANNAPISI Program); Rob Cowan (Arts and Sciences); Wilson Benito (SEEK); Frank Kirkland (Philosophy)

This seminar will begin with a short discussion of student demographics at Hunter that will be followed by presentations about different mentoring programs, initiatives, scholarships, and approaches to teaching that focus on the backgrounds and needs of Hunter’s diverse students.   [Details...]
Thursday
Jan 25, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online - register for details
Workshops
Making your digital content accessible (POSTPONED)
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. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 24, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology)

Most in higher education value a diverse workforce and professoriate, but universities continue to struggle hiring, supporting, and retaining faculty of color. In this TSC, we will discuss how faculty learn to balance political activism, community engagement, and the demands of tenure in our fractured political times. [Details...]
Monday
Jan 22, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online - register for details
Workshops Join us for an online workshop led by George Haines, VoiceThread's instructional designer. George will show us how to create VoiceThread assignments in our Blackboard environment. He will also share examples of VoiceThread used in engaging, student-centered assignments from a variety of disciplines and instructional modalities. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 17, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology)

Most in higher education value a diverse workforce and professoriate, but universities continue to struggle hiring, supporting, and retaining faculty of color. In this TSC, we will discuss how faculty learn to balance political activism, community engagement, and the demands of tenure in our fractured political times. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 10, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C105 HN
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology)

Most in higher education value a diverse workforce and professoriate, but universities continue to struggle hiring, supporting, and retaining faculty of color. In this TSC, we will discuss how faculty learn to balance political activism, community engagement, and the demands of tenure in our fractured political times. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 10, 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 January. 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
Jan 9, 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 January. 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
Jan 8, 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 January. 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...]
Wednesday
Jan 3, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Readings about Race: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology)

Most in higher education value a diverse workforce and professoriate, but universities continue to struggle hiring, supporting, and retaining faculty of color. In this TSC, we will discuss how faculty learn to balance political activism, community engagement, and the demands of tenure in our fractured political times. [Details...]
Wednesday
Dec 13, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Building Connect with your Hunter colleagues over food and drinks at nearby Bedford Falls. Cash bar. [Details...]
Monday
Nov 20, 2017
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
Nov 15, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
C105 HN
Teaching Scholarship Circles This TSC will consist of a series of workshops in which we will discuss the development of engaging classroom activities. During this series, we will discuss and explore teaching strategies that have been shown to lead to increased student interest, more active student participation, and better faculty teacher evaluations. [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 15, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Everything you wanted to know about Assessment but were afraid to ask
Presenter(s): Maureen Erickson (Office of Assessment)

Join Maureen Erickson, Director of Assessment, the 2017-2018 Assessment Fellows, and the 2017 FITT cohort for an open discussion about assessment. Come gain expert advice and collaborate with your peers on developing best assessment practices for your classroom. [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 8, 2017
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...]
Monday
Nov 6, 2017
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...]
Wednesday
Nov 1, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles This TSC will consist of a series of workshops in which we will discuss the development of engaging classroom activities. During this series, we will discuss and explore teaching strategies that have been shown to lead to increased student interest, more active student participation, and better faculty teacher evaluations. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 31, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Close Looking and Teaching Students to Read Images
Presenter(s): Mason Brown (Library), Caitlin Henningsen (The Frick Collection), Stephanie Margolin (Library), Kaitlin Mondello (English), Sarah Ward (Library)

As instructors, we often use images to add context and detail to our core content, but images and visual culture have become more central to our daily lives and can be used as the primary text in classroom lessons and teaching activities. This panel will present innovative research and pedagogical projects that help students learn to read, understand, and apply meaning-making strategies to understand and "read" images. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 26, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Open Educational Resources and Zero Cost Courses: Principles and Practices
Presenter(s): Christa Acampora (Provost’s Office), Cailean Cooney (City Tech Library), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT), Adam McMahon (Political Science), Aine Zimmerman (German)

This panel will present and open discussion on the principles and practices of using OER and creating zero cost courses at Hunter. Panelists will present examples of OER materials already in use, and participants will have a chance to discuss their own ideas and plans for using OER in their courses. [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 25, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details
Workshops PeerMark is a tool within Turnitin that allows instructors to set up peer-reviewed writing assignments. Join us online for a demonstration of how to create and manage PeerMark assignments. We will show you how it looks and works from both the instructor and the student perspectives. [Details...]
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