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Using Online Meeting Tools in your Classes

Monday
Nov 6, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details Workshops
Using Online Meeting Tools in your Classes
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT)

Online meeting tools can be incorporated in classes for many reasons. In this workshop, you’ll learn about the notable features of some free tools that you may want to consider, including Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom, and we’ll discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses. [Details...]
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Making your digital content accessible

Monday
Nov 20, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details Workshops
Making your digital content accessible
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

The Principles of Universal Design can be used to make digital content more accessible to all users. In this workshop, you will learn about best practices for creating and designing accessible MS Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files. We will also discuss options for adding closed captions and subtitles in Youtube and Amara, a web-based subtitle editor for video captioning and translation. [Details...]
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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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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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Fuzzy Data: Research and Classroom Projects that Code the Humanities

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...]
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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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Writing for the Web: Student Activities that Communicate Research to a Wider Audience

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...]
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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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