Archive | Pedagogy

The Cure for Discussion Board Fatigue: VoiceThread for Flipped, Hybrid, and Online Classes

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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Open Educational Resources and Zero Cost Courses: Principles and Practices

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...]
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Close Looking and Teaching Students to Read Images

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...]
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Identity and Purpose: Supporting Asian American Students at Hunter College

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...]
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Student Taskscapes: Understanding CUNY Undergraduates’ Lived Experiences

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...]
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Active Learning is Lecturing⁻¹

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...]
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Module-making Camp

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...]
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News and Announcements | August 17, 2017

open-educational-resources

Scaling OER Adoption: Improving Access, Affordability and Student Success

Hunter College has received funding to support the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) for our students. Come join us next week to hear from a representative from Lumen Learning who will provide an overview of OER developments and describe their impacts on content mastery, completion rates, and overall student success metrics.
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