Event Archive

When/Where Event
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...]
Thursday
Oct 13, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
206 E 67th St
Community Building Come have a drink in honor of Gina Cherry to thank her for her work for ACERT and congratulate her on her new position as Director of CETLS at BMCC. We’ll meet at Bedford Falls (formerly Phoenix Park). Cash bar. We will be in the back room. [Details...]
Thursday
Sep 29, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Publishing, Impact and Rights: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Being a Scholar
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology, Hunter and The Graduate Center, CUNY), Polly Thistlethwaite (Chief Librarian, The Graduate Center, CUNY)

In this workshop, Jessie Daniels (Sociology - Hunter and The Graduate Center) and Polly Thistlethwaite (Chief Librarian, The Graduate Center) offer practical advice about collaboration, how to navigate publishing and negotiate for your rights, measuring your impact and the best practices for sharing scholarly work. [Details...]
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...]
Tuesday
Sep 27, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Multilingual Students in University Classrooms
Presenter(s): Paul McPherron (English), Trudy Smoke (English), Cindy Wishengrad (English), Jack Kenigsberg (English), Kirsten J Grant (Chemistry), Philip Ewell (Music), John Pell (Hunter College Libraries)

In this presentation, faculty members from various disciplines discuss particular challenges ESL students face in our classrooms and ways faculty can addresses these needs. Presenters will offer examples for how they have drawn on the linguistic and cultural backgrounds of their students in their teaching, in this way moving toward a multilingual approach to university pedagogy. [Details...]
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...]
Tuesday
Sep 20, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Clinton & Trump: Media Literacy & the US Presidential Elections
Presenter(s): Wendy Hayden (Rhetoric & Composition), Trudy Smoke (English), Stephanie Margolin (Hunter Library), Sarah Ward (Hunter Library), Jessie Daniels (Sociology)

The 2016 US presidential election has been called a “media circus,” and according to a recent poll by Rasmussen, 62% of likely US voters say they believe the national media are setting the agenda for this year’s presidential race. How do we make sense of all this in our teaching? Join this panel of experts to learn about their innovative solutions for bringing media literacy about the US presidential elections into the classroom. [Details...]
Tuesday
Aug 23, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chanin (B126 HW)
FITT FITT 2016 award winners will meet to share the results of their summer work. [Details...]
Wednesday
Aug 10, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Senate Conference Room (1018 HE)
FITT These informal biweekly sessions give FITT 2016 award winners an opportunity to share their work in progress and get feedback from colleagues, educational technologists, and faculty mentors. [Details...]
Wednesday
Aug 3, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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...]
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