Archive | Student Engagement

What We’re Reading | July 3, 2018

Teaching Double Negatives

Teaching Double Negatives: Disadvantage and Dissent at Community College

Robert Cowan, Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment & Review at Hunter College (and longtime friend of ACERT), recently published a book titled, Teaching Double Negatives: Disadvantage and Dissent at Community College. The book asks whether exploring narratives that subvert dominant Western paradigms of progress in classrooms enables students to re-narrate and represent their lives.
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Event Capsules | May 31, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Designing an Accessible Classroom

Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Antonia Levy (School for Professional Studies), Louis Olander (Special Education), and Gina Riley (Special Education), discuss how they use principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to create welcoming, usable, and accessible courses for students with a broad range of characteristics, including students with disabilities.
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Teaching Hacks | May 11, 2018

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ACERT Teaching Hack – Finishing Strong

In this Teaching Hack, Paul McPherron (English) discusses his end-of-semester activity that encourages students to reflect on what they've learned throughout the course. This activity prompts students to think about what they might want to take with them into their future studies and careers, and it gives Paul feedback as to what they liked most about the course and what could be improved.
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ACERT Connections | October 24, 2017

Taskscapes

Hunter Taskscapes

This week, ACERT invited two CUNY colleagues to campus, Maura Smale (Head Librarian, City Tech) and Mariana Regalado (Library, Brooklyn College). They presented their work on what they call, borrowing from social anthropologist Tim Ingold, the “taskscapes” of students from several CUNY campuses (including Hunter’s).
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Peer Review Assignments using Turnitin PeerMark in Blackboard

Wednesday
Oct 25, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details Workshops PeerMark is a tool within Turnitin that allows instructors to set up peer-reviewed writing assignments. Join us online for a demonstration of how to create and manage PeerMark assignments. We will show you how it looks and works from both the instructor and the student perspectives. [Details...]
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