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  • ACERT Fall 2020 Lunchtime Seminar (Resources and Links)
    During Fall 2020, ACERT will continue to offer online lunchtime seminars online. Recordings, resources, and links from previous seminars are archived on this page in the tables below.
  • Resources from Summer 2020 Faculty Working Groups
    We provide links to resources that came out of the faculty working group meetings. In particular, the two faculty leaders of the Active Learning group, Julie Van Peteghem and Jeff Allred, compiled a robust group of resources in folders on a shared Dropbox site.
  • Discussion-Based Courses Faculty Working Group
    The Faculty Working Group on discussion-based courses consisted of 23 colleagues from 14 disciplines. Led by Lisa Marie Anderson and María Hernández-Ojeda, the group used a Padlet to get to know each other and a Blackboard site to collect, share, and discuss materials. We met on Zoom every Wednesday afternoon from July 15 to August ...
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  • Listening Sessions with Hunter College Librarians
    Questions about the Hunter College Libraries? We're here to listen. We know you have lots of questions about access to library services and resources for yourself and your students for the coming semester. We want to hear them. Therefore we invite you to join Hunter College librarians at an upcoming listening session where you can ask ...
  • Week-Zero Camp
    In this adaptation of module-making camp, participants will build an orientation or welcome module for their students. With these “week-zero” materials and activities, students can learn course information or begin to introduce themselves to each other and the instructor before the first day of class. This allows the instructor to begin the first day of ...
  • Module Making Camp
    Module-making camp is a 2.5-day event on building or refreshing your hybrid or online courses. We will work intensively to support you as you design one online learning module for a course that you will be teaching. We ask that you to set aside the time to attend all the sessions, complete the creation of an ...
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Tech Tuesdays - Get out the Vote! A Variety of Polling Tools to Use for Interaction in Live Classes

In honor of election day, we will engage with a variety of polling tools you can integrate into a Zoom live session using Zoom itself as well as other platforms like Mentimeter, Poll Everywhere and Peardeck for a variety of response types.

Thoughtful Thursdays - Post COVID Remote Teaching : A Space to Think and Create

Have you grown to love teaching remotely? Or, will you be the first in the classroom when in-person classes resume? Join us for a discussion of what aspects of teaching remotely we want to maintain and whether online programming will be a COVID trend or here to stay. We’ll discuss pros, cons, and potential program-based changes. 

Module-Making and Week Zero Camp Reunions

Did you participate in one of the many Module-making or Week-zero camps held during summer 2020? Have your students gone through the modules that you carefully designed? How did everything go? Unqualified success? Some things need tweaking? Come to one of the three camp reunions we are hosting and share your insights from the first weeks of the fall semester as well as get a refresher on the tech tools you started experimenting with.

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