Event Archive

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Thursday
Mar 15, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Open Teaching on the Commons
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English) Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages) Luke Waltzer (GC, Teaching and Learning Center)

“Open teaching” is on everyone’s lips these days, but how do you actually do it? Today’s presenters will explore some possibilities afforded by the CUNY Academic Commons, a long-standing space for collaboration among CUNY faculty and staff that has recently begun hosting courses as well. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 13, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Teaching and Learning Abroad: Balancing Content and Field Experience
Presenter(s): Laura Baecher (Curriculum and Teaching), Tracey Coleman (Yeshiva University), Haley Trunkett (Hunter College Student), Farryl Last (Education Abroad) Monica Schinaider (Romance Languages)

A primary goal of study abroad education programs entails navigating cultural, linguistic, and geographic differences. This seminar will explore how U.S. students experience transcultural understanding in study abroad programs while maintaining the academic standards of their home institution. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 8, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Active Learning Activities for Large and Small Classrooms
Presenter(s): Katherine St John (Computer Science); Nancy Guerrero (Online Learning Center); Manashi Chatterjee (Chemistry); Jill Bargonetti (Biology)

Active learning can be defined in many ways, but the central idea is that students should be doing more than watching, listening and taking notes in our classrooms. In this seminar, presenters will discuss a variety of active learning strategies and activities that work in classrooms with 7 to 700 students. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 6, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Focus on Faculty Innovations in Teaching with Technology (FITT)
Presenter(s): Iris Finkel (Library); Steven Kowalik (Library); Dara Meyers-Kingsley (Office of the Arts); Todd Miller (Biology); Antonella Pelizzari (Art History)

Get inspiration for your next project from colleagues who have participated in the FITT program. During the session, FITT award winners will give brief overviews of their projects, and we’ll leave time at the end to answer your questions about the FITT program and talk with individuals who are interested in submitting proposals this year. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 1, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Building Things with Data and Maps in the Classroom
Presenter(s): Linh An (HCAP ELL Specialist); Bret Maney (Lehman); Paul McPherron (English); John Pell (Library); Dennis Robbins (Curriculum and Teaching)

In this lunchtime seminar, we will hear about new digital tools for collecting, analyzing, mapping, and accessing large repositories of data across a wide variety of fields. [Details...]
Tuesday
Feb 27, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online - register for details
Workshops In this workshop, we'll be touring Blackboard's built-in Grade Center, which helps post and track grades/feedback for each student throughout the semester. When used consistently, the Grade Center, which is linked directly to the student's My Grades view, helps students keep track of their past and upcoming work. [Details...]
Tuesday
Feb 27, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Designing an Accessible Classroom @ CUNY: Lessons from Universal Design for Learning
Presenter(s): Louis Olander (Special Education); Antonia Levy (School for Professional Studies); Kristen Hodnett (Special Education); Gina Riley (Special Education); Adina Mulliken (Library)

The student body at Hunter College is exceptionally diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, native language, culture, age, learning style, background knowledge, ability, gender, veteran status, and other characteristics. This lunchtime seminar aims to explore this diversity through discussion and practical applications of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). [Details...]
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...]
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