Upcoming Events

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March

When/Where Event
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...]
Friday
Mar 31, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
819 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Mentoring students of color
Presenter(s): James Cantres (AFPRL), Rob Cowan (Arts & Sciences), Philip Ewell (Music), Juliana Karras (Psychology), Ricardo Miranda (Media Studies), Sakina Laksimi-Morrow (TLC Fellow), Janet Neary (English)

In this Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC), a four-session forum of roundtable discussions, we will grapple with the difficult issue of mentoring students of color. With the spate of violence against people of color over the past few years, and on the heels of the recent presidential election in which aspects of race were front and center, this issue has never been more important. [Details...]

April

When/Where Event
Tuesday
Apr 4, 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...]
Tuesday
Apr 4, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bedford Falls, 206 E 67th St
Community Building Connect with your Hunter colleagues over food and beers at nearby Bedford Falls. Cash bar. [Details...]
Monday
Apr 17, 2017
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...]
Wednesday
Apr 19, 2017
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 Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom, and we'll discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses. [Details...]
Friday
Apr 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
819 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Mentoring students of color
Presenter(s): James Cantres (AFPRL), Rob Cowan (Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment, & Review), Philip Ewell (Music), Juliana Karras (Psychology), Ricardo Miranda (Media Studies), Sakina Laksimi-Morrow (TLC Fellow), Janet Neary (English)

In this Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC), a four-session forum of roundtable discussions, we will grapple with the difficult issue of mentoring students of color. With the spate of violence against people of color over the past few years, and on the heels of the recent presidential election in which aspects of race were front and center, this issue has never been more important. [Details...]
Friday
Apr 28, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Mentoring students of color
Presenter(s): James Cantres (AFPRL), Rob Cowan (Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment, & Review), Philip Ewell (Music), Juliana Karras (Psychology), Ricardo Miranda (Media Studies), Sakina Laksimi-Morrow (TLC Fellow), Janet Neary (English)

In this Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC), a four-session forum of roundtable discussions, we will grapple with the difficult issue of mentoring students of color. With the spate of violence against people of color over the past few years, and on the heels of the recent presidential election in which aspects of race were front and center, this issue has never been more important. [Details...]

May

When/Where Event
Wednesday
May 3, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Using diagnostic exams to run semester-long assessment
Presenter(s): Ernesto Garcia, Richard Gustavson, and Rachel Perlin (Quantitative Reasoning Fellows)

Assessment done at the end of each semester makes it difficult to make instructional adjustments or identify students lacking certain prerequisite knowledge. This Assessment Breakfast will show how the use of diagnostic exams given at the beginning of the semester can improve the way instructors run semester-long assessment projects. [Details...]
Friday
May 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Mentoring students of color
Presenter(s): James Cantres (AFPRL), Rob Cowan (Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment, & Review), Philip Ewell (Music), Juliana Karras (Psychology), Ricardo Miranda (Media Studies), Sakina Laksimi-Morrow (TLC Fellow), Janet Neary (English)

In this Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC), a four-session forum of roundtable discussions, we will grapple with the difficult issue of mentoring students of color. With the spate of violence against people of color over the past few years, and on the heels of the recent presidential election in which aspects of race were front and center, this issue has never been more important. [Details...]
Monday
May 8, 2017
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...]
Wednesday
May 10, 2017
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...]

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