Welcome to Hunter’s faculty development center

  • Discover new approaches to teaching.


  • Do you ever feel that students might benefit from seeing each other’s work? Do you wish to make it easier for students to share their work with their classmates? Where do you ask students to post ideas and collect resources so that everyone in the class can see them? A tool that might solve your ...
  • On March 7, the Lunchtime Seminar turned to the idea of ungrading, as a means of questioning not only how we grade, but why we grade in the first place. Could there be better practices for encouraging deep learning on the part of students?
  • Hunter’s central location and partnerships with cultural institutions in the city greatly facilitate learning opportunities at the museum. In this ACERT Event Capsule, Monica Calabritto (Romance Languages), Fiore Sireci (English), and Joanne Spurza (Classical and Oriental Studies) discuss how they have incorporated museum activities into their courses and curriculum.
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  • Join us on May 9, 2019 12:00-1:00 p.m. for “Innovative Course Design with OER” - a lunchtime webinar. Our faculty co-host will be Helen Chang, Adjunct Lecturer in Lehman’s Political Science Department, will share her experience in designing her course with OER.
  • CUNY Faculty and Librarians interested in incorporating modern and contemporary art into their course syllabus, engaging with MoMA educators, and looking at modern and contemporary art through a variety of thematic and participatory approaches are invited to attend MoMAS's Modern Arts and Ideas Professional Development Seminar for CUNY Faculty/Librarians.
  • The Office of AccessABILITY in collaboration with ACERT, presents: An Open Forum with Dylan Emmons,“Working Meaningfully with Students on the Autism Spectrum." This presentation will discuss often hidden or uncommunicated issues that impact students on the spectrum, and will offer strategies for addressing student needs preemptively in curriculum and other planning, as well as interacting with and serving the ...
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Is Your Syllabus Accessible?

Are you getting ready for the new semester? Is your syllabus accessible? If it is not accessible, then students who use screen-readers will not be able to read it. Join us for an online workshop on how to run the accessibility checker and make Word documents accessible.

DIY Video captioning for Busy Professors

Are you creating video lectures or review sessions for your classes? Are they captioned and accessible? At this online workshop, we will show you how to modify the automatically generated captions provided by YouTube so that they are perfectly accurate.

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