Event Capsules | November 6, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Bringing the Museum into the World Language Classroom

In this Event Capsule, Kelly Paciaroni, Monica Calabritto, and Julie Van Peteghem discuss "Bringing the Museum into the World Language Classroom," a workshop held on October 19th, 2018, where they showcased strategies to integrate art and poetry into the world language curriculum in grades 7-16 and beyond. The event featured presentations, a live teaching demonstration featuring high school students, and interactive breakout sessions.
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News and Announcements | November 2, 2018

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Microaggression Workshop

Have you ever had someone make a comment that left you feeling uncomfortable about your identity? Microaggressions are an unfortunate part of the daily lives of many. Without recognizing and addressing them, personal and professional performance can suffer. This conversation will discuss microaggressions, how to recognize and address them while still performing at your best level.
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Event Capsules | October 30, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Participatory Pedagogy and Connecting Classrooms to Student Backgrounds

In this Event Capsule, Gustavo Jiménez, Christina Katopodis, Kahdeidra Monét Martin, and Siqi Tu discuss their October 11th, 2018 Lunchtime Seminar, in which they demonstrated student-centered activities and then provided opportunities for seminar participants to try out the activities themselves.
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News and Announcements | October 25, 2018

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Register as a presenter for “Small Teaching Part II: Lightning Talks on Teaching and Learning”

For the final Lunchtime Seminar of the fall semester on November 1st, 12-2pm, ACERT invites volunteers to present short "lightning talks" on any aspect of their teaching and learning. The topic for presentations is open, and presenters are encouraged to talk about anything that they feel will be interesting to the ACERT community.
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News and Announcements | October 24, 2018

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CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative “lightning talks” event: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

CUNYs Digital Humanities Initiative is hosting its annual “lightning talks” event in a few weeks. I’ve participated in this event a couple of times in the past. As a presenter, it offers a friendly audience of CUNY colleagues and requires minimal prep (a “lightning talk” is a roughly three-minute precis of a project with maximum three slides). As a spectator, it offers a breathtaking array of work from colleagues across the CUNYverse representing a diverse range of disciplines and approaches. Pedagogical projects are warmly welcomed. The deadline is November 6th to apply as a presenter.
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News and Announcements | October 4, 2018

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Small Teaching and Hypothes.is

Introduced at the Lunchtime Seminar on October 2nd, during the fall 2018 seminar series, ACERT will be trying out a new online discussion activity. We invite all Hunter faculty, staff, and administrators to read, comment, and try out activities described in James Lang’s blog posts on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s website. We will be using hypothes.is and its annotation extension to highlight and comment on any aspect of the blog posts.
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Event Capsules, Teaching Hacks | October 2, 2018

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ACERT Teaching Hack – Social Annotation with Hypothes.is

In this ACERT Teaching Hack, Jeff Allred (English) discusses using Hypothes.is to encourage students to "annotate socially," and engage more rigorously with assigned texts. First, he provides an overview about the software and how students can benefit from its application in the classroom. Then, Jeff shows walks us through a practical, hands-on segment highlighting some features of Hypothes.is.
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