Event Archive

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Apr 20, 2016
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
ICIT conference room
Webinars
OLC Innovate: Innovations in blended and online learning
Presenter(s): Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT

ACERT will be streaming sessions from the OLC Innovate Conference on April 20 - 22. Join us for sessions on a variety of topics (see daily event pages for schedule). [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 20, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chanin (B126 HW)
Special Events
Exploring Student Learning: Assessment Day 2016
Presenter(s): Manashi Chatterjee (Chemistry), Jennifer DeGregorio (English), Bryan Dowling (Psychology), Kirsten Grant (Chemistry), Stephanie Margolin (Library), Maria Nelson (Special Education), Elizabeth Wall-O'Brien (Advising)

Come hear the 2015-2016 Assessment Fellows talk about their use of assessment to innovate within their courses and programs. [Details...]
Friday
Apr 15, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 13, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles Through reading, invited speakers, and discussion, faculty will learn about the principles and practices of universal design in higher education, and plan incremental changes in their own courses. [Details...]
Friday
Apr 8, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
Wednesday
Apr 6, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Learning outcomes mini boot camp
Presenter(s): Bryan Dowling (Psychology) and Meredith Reitman (Office of Assessment and ACERT)

Come join guest facilitator Bryan Dowling from Psychology as he leads this interactive workshop on creating and revising learning outcomes. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 30, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles Through reading, invited speakers, and discussion, faculty will learn about the principles and practices of universal design in higher education, and plan incremental changes in their own courses. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 24, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Applying critical race theory in the college classroom: Pedagogical strategies for mitigating racism
Presenter(s): Steve Baumann (Nursing), Katherine Bloeser (Social Work), Sarah Chinn (English), Darlene Defour (Psychology), Jack Kenigsberg (English), Lynn Roberts (Public Health), Clay Williams (Library)

Come join a panel of faculty who participated in a Teaching Scholarship Circle on critical race theory as they share strategies they are exploring to address racism in their classrooms. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 23, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Refine your assignments to explore student learning
Presenter(s): Meredith Reitman (Office of Assessment and ACERT)

Come learn how to design assignments that best allow you to see what your students know. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 22, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Blackboard & beyond: What can your LMS do for you?
Presenter(s): Erica Chutuape (Asian American Studies), Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Marie Nelson (Special Education), Kate Pok (Sociology)

In this session, some of these faculty will talk about why they decided to try a different platform, and will share their experiences with platforms such as Canvas, Google Classroom, Edmodo, WordPress, and Blogger. We will discuss the pros and cons of these platforms and how they stack up against Blackboard. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 18, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 17, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunchtime Seminars
Mindfulness in teaching
Presenter(s): Jean Amaral (BMCC Library), Ryan Donovan (CUNY Grad Center), Argos Gonzalez (Hunter Curriculum and Teaching/CUNY Grad Center), Zosia Krusberg (Yale Physics Department)

In this session, we will explore how our selves/bodies/emotions are engaged in and through our teaching practice. Our four presenters will focus on the embodied learning experience of mindful practice in higher education teaching. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 15, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Teaching Wikipedia: Students as informed information consumers and producers
Presenter(s): Chanitra Bishop (Library), Tsering Dolma (Film Studies student), Iris Finkel (Library), Sean Molloy (English)

In this lunchtime seminar, you will hear from faculty who are using Wikipedia to teach writing, critical thinking, and research skills and in the process are helping teach students to be informed consumers and producers of information. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 10, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Deepening student learning by encouraging greater engagement with course materials
Presenter(s): Robert Dottin (Biology), Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Michael Siller (Psychology)

Come hear from Hunter colleagues who have used technology tools that allow students to interact with your materials by responding to comments and questions embedded within texts and videos. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 9, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Belfer Research Building, Room BB-401
Teaching Scholarship Circles Through reading, invited speakers, and discussion, faculty will learn about the principles and practices of universal design in higher education, and plan incremental changes in their own courses. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 9, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assess your program: Find out what your majors are really learning
Presenter(s): Meredith Reitman (Office of Assessment and ACERT)

Come learn how to design, implement and learn from program assessment to get better information about what your majors know and are able to do once they graduate. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 8, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
114 HE (Hunter Library)
Lunchtime Seminars
Scaffolding student multimedia projects
Presenter(s): Carla Fusco (Curriculum & Teaching), Nancy Hightower (English), Linta Varghese (Asian-American Studies)

Our invited presenters will talk about how they scaffold assignments that ask students to build multimedia presentations and digital stories. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 4, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 3, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Digital humanities and pedagogy
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English), Iris Finkel, (Library), Roberta Kilkenny (AFPRL)

Three faculty introduce the emergent field of "digital humanities" and share pedagogical projects that exemplify its implications for the classroom. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ICIT Conference Room
Webinars
Measuring what counts: Credentials or learning?
Presenter(s): Anya Kamanetz (author of "The Test" and lead digital education reporter for NPR), Leah Gilliam (VP of Strategy and Innovation for Girls Who Code), and Bret Eynon (VP for Academic Affairs at LaGuardia Community College)

This livestreamed discussion, hosted by CUNY's Futures Initiative, will focus on the social and political implications of the ways we test, grade, measure, rank, and assess. [Details...]
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