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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), Cailean Cooney (City Tech Library), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT), Adam McMahon (Political Science), Aine Zimmerman (German)

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): Mason Brown (Library), Caitlin Henningsen (The Frick Collection), Stephanie Margolin (Library), 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 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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Watch and learn: Using video in the classroom

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), Jakob Schneider (Urban Policy and Planning), 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...]
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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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Evidence-Based Instruction: Emerging Best Practices for Effective Teaching & Learning

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...]
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