Upcoming Events

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September

When/Where Event
Thursday
Sep 28, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars This presentation provides a brief synopsis of the required process involved in providing accessible course materials. Presenters from the Office of Accessibility will provide examples of different data entry systems and offer tips for materials design that are useful for all students. [Details...]

October

When/Where Event
Tuesday
Oct 3, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Writing for the Web: Student Activities that Communicate Research to a Wider Audience
Presenter(s): María Hernández-Ojeda (Romance Languages), Julie Hecht (Grad Center), Jack Kenigsberg (English)

Many of our students will graduate to careers that involve writing for and communicating with online audiences. This panel will present classroom activities and pedagogical projects that help students learn to shape their writing towards a wider audience than the instructor or classroom setting. [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
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...]
Thursday
Oct 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Watch and learn: Using video in the classroom
Presenter(s): Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Alexandra Gil (Libraries), Larry Shore (Film and Media Studies)

Participants will hear colleagues present examples of using video in the classroom and will learn more about Hunter College Libraries' video resources. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 10, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment In STEM - Teaching Science Like a Scientist
Presenter(s): Malcolm Campbell (Biology, Davidson College)

There are two types of assessment – the kind you do for others, and the kind you do for yourself. This workshop will help you measure the impact of your courses on students. We will explore some common methods of assessment and give you hands-on time to develop your own strategy. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 10, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Active Learning is Lecturing⁻¹
Presenter(s): Malcolm Campbell (Biology, Davidson College)

Are we doing everything we can in our classes to maximize student learning? In this workshop, Malcolm Campbell, Professor of Biology from Davidson College, will highlight evidence-based, active learning teaching methods that empower students to construct their own knowledge, better retain class information, and achieve success in our courses. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 12, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Fuzzy Data: Research and Classroom Projects that Code the Humanities
Presenter(s): Jeff Binder (CUNY Graduate Center), Andrew Demirjian (Film and Media Studies), Ricardo Miranda (Film and Media Studies)

Humanities courses and scholars are typically not known for designing, creating, or using digital tools or programs for conducting research or teaching classes. The assumption is that “humanists don’t code.” Pushing back against this belief, the panel will present innovative research and pedagogical projects that incorporate computer programming and digital tools into the humanities classroom. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 17, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Student Taskscapes: Understanding CUNY Undergraduates’ Lived Experiences
Presenter(s): Maura Smale (Library, City Tech) & Mariana Regalado (Library, Brooklyn College)

This presentation explores research on "academic taskscapes": the term encompasses the totality of students' experiences at CUNY, including perceptions of their schoolwork, locations where they work, the tools or support that are available to them, and the people they interact with along the way. [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 18, 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...]
Thursday
Oct 19, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Identity and Purpose: Supporting Asian American Students at Hunter College
Presenter(s): Kalindi Doshi (HCAP Director), Marcia Liu (HCAP Mental Health Educator), Linh An (HCAP ELL Specialist)

31% of Hunter College’s population identifies as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI). During this Lunchtime Seminar, staff of Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP) will discuss issues AAPI college students face and strategies on how best to support them. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 24, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
New York City and its Archives: Engaging Students with Original Sources
Presenter(s): Louise Sherby and Philip Swan (Libraries), Elidor Mehilli (History), Wendy Hayden (English), María Hernández-Ojeda (Romance Languages), Leon Remotar (Student)

This seminar will explore the role of faculty and librarians in facilitating student access to New York City’s archives and archival resources. The six panelists will discuss the theme of accessibility to archives and the role that archives can play in educating students and the community. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 26, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Open Educational Resources and Zero Cost Courses: Principles and Practices
Presenter(s): Christa Acampora (Provost’s Office), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT), Adam McMahon (Political Science)

This panel will present and open discussion on the principles and practices of using OER and creating zero cost courses at Hunter. Panelists will present examples of OER materials already in use, and participants will have a chance to discuss their own ideas and plans for using OER in their courses. [Details...]
Tuesday
Oct 31, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Close Looking and Teaching Students to Read Images
Presenter(s): Caitlin Henningsen (The Frick Collection), Kaitlin Mondello (English), Sarah Ward (Library)

As instructors, we often use images to add context and detail to our core content, but images and visual culture have become more central to our daily lives and can be used as the primary text in classroom lessons and teaching activities. This panel will present present innovative research and pedagogical projects that help students learn to read, understand, and apply meaning-making strategies to understand and "read" images. [Details...]

November

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Nov 1, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
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...]
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...]

January

When/Where Event
Monday
Jan 8, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-making Camp
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 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...]

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