Upcoming Events

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February

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Feb 22, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment Accreditation and Why it Matters
Presenter(s): James Llana (Provost's Office)

James Llana, Hunter's new Associate Provost of Institutional Effectiveness, will be presenting on the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and academic accreditation. [Details...]
Tuesday
Feb 28, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
If at first you don’t succeed: What we learn from failure
Presenter(s): Stephanie Margolin & Sarah Ward (Hunter College Libraries)

Are you ready to talk about your failures in the classroom? In this workshop we will reflect on our failures in a supportive environment using active learning strategies. [Details...]

March

When/Where Event
Tuesday
Mar 7, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Creative approaches to the syllabus: Moving beyond the transactional in course design
Presenter(s): Mark Bobrow (English), Rob Cowan (Arts & Sciences), Alyssa Lyons (Sociology-Grad Center), Paul McPherron (English)

From using the syllabus to tell the narrative of learning in a course to generating course topics from student interests outside the classroom walls, this seminar will present examples of creative syllabus design and syllabus presentation from a variety of departments and fields. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 9, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars In this Lunchtime Seminar, we will hear from several members of the OpenLab team, who will discuss the project’s development and future direction, including the new Living Lab Learning Library, a space for free exchange of teaching materials and practices. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 14, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Students produce and publish knowledge: Wikipedia as student writing space
Presenter(s): Iris Finkel (Hunter Libraries), Charles Tien (Political Science), Megan Wacha (Library Services at CUNY Central)

Do you tell students never to use Wikipedia as a reference in a paper? Have you ever considered using Wikipedia as a learning tool? In this Lunchtime Seminar, we'll learn about class projects where students contribute to Wikipedia as editors and writers. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Curating video collections for your courses
Presenter(s): Laura Baecher (Curriculum & Teaching), Linsey Ly (Graduate Center)

Laura Baecher and Linsey Ly curate video collections, create videos themselves, and guide their students in producing videos. Find out how they go about assembling video collections for their courses and designing meaningful assignments using the videos. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Serious play: games in the classroom
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English), Iris Finkel (Library), Leah Potter (Electric Funstuff), Lauren Spradlin (English)

This panel will explore pedagogical projects that explore ways that learning can be playful and play can be pedagogical. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 23, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Mentoring students for graduate school
Presenter(s): Keith Okrosy (Career Development Services), Panel speakers TBA

In this seminar you will learn from representatives of programs such as McNair, MARC, SNRP, and Mellon Mays, and what kinds of guidance and resources Hunter provides for students thinking about graduate study. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 28, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Embodied and mindful teaching: How to use arts pedagogy in the classroom
Presenter(s): David Capps (Dance), Philip Ewell (Music), Alyson Greenfield (English)

Are your students disengaged? How can you get your students better involved in the flow of your class? In this seminar we will discuss various mindful methods to get your students better involved in your classes, through movement and other techniques. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 30, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Strategies for teaching students with disabilities
Presenter(s): Bob Cunningham (from understood.org), Philip Ewell (Music), Stephanie Jensen Moulton (Brooklyn College)

We have all had students with disabilities in our classes. How to interact with such students can be both challenging and rewarding. Our presenters for this seminar--one an expert on disability studies, the other from understood.org, a website that deals with learning and attention issues with students and children--will try to unpack the many issues surrounding this popular topic. [Details...]

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