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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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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): John Chin (Urban Policy and Planning), Marcia Liu (HCAP Mental Health Educator), Linh An (HCAP ELL Specialist), Kimmi Tsoi (Hunter College Student), Naheed Hossain (Hunter College Student)

Approximately one third of Hunter College’s population identifies as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI). During this Lunchtime Seminar, staff of the 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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