Event Archive

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Jan 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles This January, please join ACERT for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections from Ahad-Legardy and Poon’s book and consider how race, gender, sexuality, and class intersect in our classrooms and work at Hunter. [Details...]
Thursday
Jan 17, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
C105 HN
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware
Presenter(s): Joel Bloom (Hunter College Director of Assessment), Scott Gentile (Hunter College Mathematics and Statistics Assessment Coordinator)

ACERT invites faculty interested in Open Educational Resources and Cost Reduction to a Teaching Scholarship Circle on Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER materials and courseware. We will share experiences and ideas from leaders in learning innovation, librarians, and faculty in various fields. We’ll also explore tools for creating and sharing your own open materials as well as free and low-cost course management systems, how to use existing material to reduce course costs, and how to assess the effect this has on student learning. Faculty with any level of experience are welcome. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles This January, please join ACERT for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections from Ahad-Legardy and Poon’s book and consider how race, gender, sexuality, and class intersect in our classrooms and work at Hunter. [Details...]
Tuesday
Jan 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
C105 HN
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware
Presenter(s): Matthew Gold (CUNY Graduate Center), Janette Klein (Biological Sciences), Michael Guy (CUNY Interim University Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies), Charles Tien (Political Science)

ACERT invites faculty interested in Open Educational Resources and Cost Reduction to a Teaching Scholarship Circle on Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER materials and courseware. We will share experiences and ideas from leaders in learning innovation, librarians, and faculty in various fields. We’ll also explore tools for creating and sharing your own open materials as well as free and low-cost course management systems, how to use existing material to reduce course costs, and how to assess the effect this has on student learning. Faculty with any level of experience are welcome. [Details...]
Thursday
Jan 10, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
C105 HN
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware
Presenter(s): Tatyana Khodorovskiy (Mathematics and Statistics), Jamison Miller (Lumen Learning), Aine Zimmerman (German)

ACERT invites faculty interested in Open Educational Resources and Cost Reduction to a Teaching Scholarship Circle on Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER materials and courseware. We will share experiences and ideas from leaders in learning innovation, librarians, and faculty in various fields. We’ll also explore tools for creating and sharing your own open materials as well as free and low-cost course management systems, how to use existing material to reduce course costs, and how to assess the effect this has on student learning. Faculty with any level of experience are welcome. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 9, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles This January, please join ACERT for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections from Ahad-Legardy and Poon’s book and consider how race, gender, sexuality, and class intersect in our classrooms and work at Hunter. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 9, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Teaching on the CUNY Academic Commons
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English), Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages)

The CUNY Academic Commons has become a robust and flexible platform: a place for discussion, faculty collaboration, professional networking, private and public writing, communicating with your students, and storing your course materials. In recent semesters, some CUNY instructors have begun using the Commons as the learning management system (LMS) in their courses as an open education alternative to Blackboard. If you’re interested in hosting your course on the Commons next semester or simply want to learn more about the platform, please join us for an initial 2-hour guided exploration on Wednesday, January 9, 12-2pm. [Details...]
Wednesday
Jan 9, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-Making Camp: Day 3
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (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...]
Tuesday
Jan 8, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware
Presenter(s): Ann Fiddler (CUNY Open Education Librarian), Alexandra Gil (Hunter College Library), Andrew McKinney (CUNY OER Coordinator), Mari Watanabe (CUNY Director of Undergraduate Education Initiatives and Research)

ACERT invites faculty interested in Open Educational Resources and Cost Reduction to a Teaching Scholarship Circle on Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER materials and courseware. We will share experiences and ideas from leaders in learning innovation, librarians, and faculty in various fields. We’ll also explore tools for creating and sharing your own open materials as well as free and low-cost course management systems, how to use existing material to reduce course costs, and how to assess the effect this has on student learning. Faculty with any level of experience are welcome. [Details...]
Tuesday
Jan 8, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-Making Camp: Day 2
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (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...]
Monday
Jan 7, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
C105 HN
Guided Explorations
Module-Making Camp: Day 1
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (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...]
Wednesday
Jan 2, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1203 HE
Teaching Scholarship Circles This January, please join ACERT for a 4-part, weekly Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) where we will read and discuss selections from Ahad-Legardy and Poon’s book and consider how race, gender, sexuality, and class intersect in our classrooms and work at Hunter. [Details...]
Friday
Dec 7, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Learning and Assessment in Administrative and Educational Support Units (Encore)
Presenter(s): Joel Bloom (Assessment), Brian Buckwald (Student Affairs)

Units outside of academic programs are increasingly called upon to assess their practices, with added specific emphasis on those units who support and further student learning and development outcomes.  In this workshop the presenters will help attendees recognize what and where student learning occurs in such units and recommended resources to help support an evidence-based approach and reaccreditation efforts.  The workshop is open to all interested but particularly directed at staff in administrative and educational support units. Please bring your unit mission statements, goals, and – if you have them already – your learning outcomes. [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 14, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Chanin (B126 HW)
Assessment Breakfasts While academic departments and programs at Hunter College have been conducting assessment of student learning outcomes (SLOs) in their undergraduate programs for some time, assessment of learning outcomes within our graduate programs is far less widespread as well as less developed. The co-presenters will begin with some background on assessment of student learning, and will discuss similarities and differences between SLOs – and SLO assessment – between graduate and undergraduate programs. The workshop will include an interactive activity in which participants work together to review their current graduate outcomes and assessment plans or activities, and help identify ways in which they can be enhanced or improved. The workshop is open to all interested but particularly directed at assessment coordinators, chairs, and faculty in departments with graduate programs. [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 7, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online - Register for details
Workshops
Advanced Blackboard Tests: Creating Tests from Pools
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

In this workshop, you will not only learn how to create pools of questions and create tests that pull questions from pools but also receive tips and suggestions on how to discourage academic dishonesty online. [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 7, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Student Learning and Assessment in Administrative and Educational Support Units
Presenter(s): Joel Bloom (Provost Office), Brian Buckwald (Student Affairs)

Units outside of academic programs are increasingly called upon to assess their practices, with added specific emphasis on those units who support and further student learning and development outcomes.  In this workshop the presenters will help attendees recognize what and where student learning occurs in such units and recommended resources to help support an evidence-based approach and reaccreditation efforts. [Details...]
Thursday
Nov 1, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Small Teaching Part II: Lightning Talks on Teaching and Learning
Presenter(s): Acert Steering Committee and Other Faculty and Staff Volunteers

As introduced at the first Lunchtime Seminar on October 2nd, James Lang’s 2016 book Small Teaching is based on the idea that simple, small changes to our classroom practices and course designs could make large, positive differences in student achievement and overall teaching effectiveness. After a brief summary of Lang’s book and his blog posts in The Chronicle of Higher Education, volunteers will present a variety of short talks about teaching and learning based on Lang's ideas or any other brief topic relevant to teaching at Hunter. The talks will be short, lightning talks (3 minutes each) which will allow presenters and participants plenty of time to discuss other ideas that they can try in their courses today, tomorrow, or next semester. [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 31, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online - Register for details
Workshops
Using Online Meeting Tools With Your Students
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

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...]
Tuesday
Oct 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Student Success and Retention
Presenter(s): Barbara Barone (DMLC), Alicia Ramos (Romance Languages), Clifford Irizarry (Chanin Language Center), Marcia Liu (Asian American Studies), Yvette Boafo and Tyler Sampson (Advising)

Barbara Barone of the Dolciani Mathematics Learning Center will speak about the Early Alert system the DMLC uses in collaboration with the Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics to identify students at risk of not succeeding and reach out to them before it is too late. Placing students correctly is a challenge essential to ensuring students will be able to succeed in their coursework. Alicia Ramos (Romance Languages) and Clifford Irizarry (Chanin Language Center) will talk about the their placement procedures that have proven very effective. Marcia Liu from Asian American Studies will speak about her research on supporting students and its practical implications, as well as the cultural issues pertinent to the topic of mental health. Finally, Yvette Boafo and Tyler Sampson (Advising) will discuss their work with the Student Success Center and programs for helping students who are on academic probation. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 25, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
A Domain of One’s Own
Presenter(s): Jonathan Bohm (Sociology, NBUniversal), Lisa Brundage (Macaulay Honors College), Alicia Peaker (Bryn Mawr College), Beth Seltzer (Bryn Mawr College), Joe Ugoretz (Macaulay Honors College)

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 this Lunchtime Seminar, we will hear from several instructors and administrators here at Hunter and at Macaulay Honors College who have implemented this approach. [Details...]
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