Blog Feature Archives: Event Capsules

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Event Capsules | April 25, 2019

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ACERT Event Capsule – Learning at the Museum Across Disciplines

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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Event Capsules | December 17, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – A Domain of One’s Own

How should we equip students with the skills and the resources necessary to control their scholarly and creative production, at Hunter and beyond? The “Domain of One’s Own” movement suggests that students be provided a domain name as part of their undergraduate coursework, and use this space to consolidate and present their academic, artistic, and personal content. In recent years, the Domain of One’s Own concept has been adopted by a variety of programs and courses, across an array of disciplines. In this ACERT Event Capsule, Jonathan Bohm (Sociology, NBUniversal), Alicia Peaker (Bryn Mawr College), and Beth Seltzer (Bryn Mawr College) discuss their implementation of this approach.
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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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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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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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Event Capsules | May 31, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Designing an Accessible Classroom

Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Antonia Levy (School for Professional Studies), Louis Olander (Special Education), and Gina Riley (Special Education), discuss how they use principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to create welcoming, usable, and accessible courses for students with a broad range of characteristics, including students with disabilities.
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