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Friday
Mar 27, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
https://zoom.us/j/627958470
Workshops
VoiceThread for presentations and discussions
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning)

VoiceThread is a presentation and discussion tool that allows professors to record mini-lectures and create asynchronous conversations around course content. Join us for an online workshop where you can see how Hunter colleagues are using the tool and how you can integrate it to the course that you are teaching remotely. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/956279521
Lunchtime Seminars
How are we doing? Let’s check in!
Presenter(s): Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages), Sarah Byosiere (Psychology), Paul McPherron (English, ACERT)

Checking in after a week of online teaching: how are you doing? How are you and your students adjusting? Will you make changes going forward? [Details...]
Friday
Mar 27, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
https://zoom.us/j/627958470
Workshops
Creating asynchronous online modules
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning)

As you plan the course that you are teaching remotely, consider building some asynchronous learning modules. Learning modules are collections of subject-related teaching materials that are carefully sequenced and chunked. They are guided learning experiences containing learning outcomes, directions, materials, activities and assessments. Join us for a workshop where you can see sample modules from different disciplines and learn how to build them for your courses. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 26, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
https://zoom.us/j/627958470
Workshops
Creating asynchronous online modules
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning)

As you plan the course that you are teaching remotely, consider building some asynchronous learning modules. Learning modules are collections of subject-related teaching materials that are carefully sequenced and chunked. They are guided learning experiences containing learning outcomes, directions, materials, activities and assessments. Join us for a workshop where you can see sample modules from different disciplines and learn how to build them for your courses. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 26, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/956279521
Lunchtime Seminars
What should be synchronous/what can be asynchronous?
Presenter(s): Laura Baecher (Dept of Curriculum & Teaching) and Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning), Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages)

As you re-envision your syllabus for the remainder of the semester to best promote student learning and engagement in a newly distant-learning environment, you might be choosing between which activities are best suited to synchronous vs. asynchronous learning. Join in a brief overview of types of tasks best suited to each and share ideas with your colleagues. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 26, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
https://zoom.us/j/627958470
Workshops
VoiceThread for presentations and discussions
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning)

VoiceThread is a presentation and discussion tool that allows professors to record mini-lectures and create asynchronous conversations around course content. Join us for an online workshop where you can see how Hunter colleagues are using the tool and how you can integrate it to the course that you are teaching remotely. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 25, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/956279521
Lunchtime Seminars
Teaching large classes online
Presenter(s): Amber Alliger (Psychology), Michi Soyer (Sociology)

Tools and tips for holding large classes online including offering lectures, giving quizzes, and encouraging participation. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 24, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/956279521
Lunchtime Seminars
Best Practices for Teaching Online
Presenter(s): Gina Riley (Special Education), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ACERT, Center for Online Learning)

In this seminar, we will review online teaching “best practices”, as well as how to create a multisensory online classroom. [Details...]
Monday
Mar 23, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/956279521
Lunchtime Seminars
How are we doing? What do we need?
Presenter(s): Paul McPherron (English, ACERT), Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning), Jenny Tuten (Provost Office)

Open discussion of how the transition to online teaching has gone so far. What’s worked, what hasn’t, and what more support do we need? [Details...]
Friday
Mar 20, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hunter North C105
Guided Explorations
(Postponed) Creating an Online Presence as a Teacher and Scholar (with the CUNY Academic Commons)
Presenter(s): Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages); Shiao-Chuan Kung (Online Learning Center); Deepa Rao-Sisario (Silberman School of Social Work); Scott Lipkowitz (Hunter OER); Abigail Torres (ICIT)

A digital portfolio or professional website offers an opportunity to narrate the story of your research and teaching, and to create an online presence beyond your department page. This workshop is aimed at all teachers and scholars wanting to develop a free online portfolio in two sessions. After looking at several existing portfolios online, we will step by step build our own professional websites using the CUNY Academic Commons. Hunter’s own educational technology team will be available to assist you with any issues that may arise in customizing your site. By the end of the workshop you will have finished your own portfolio, and have gained the basic skills to create websites on the Commons.  [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 18, 2020
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1203 HE (Charlotte Frank Room)
Workshops ACERT is hosting office hours for instructors to meet with experienced online instructors and work together on transitioning their courses online. These sessions will be open-ended and focus on the questions that participants bring. The experienced instructors will offer tips for effective teaching practices and digital tools that participants can adapt to their own needs. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 17, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1203 HE (Charlotte Frank Room)
Workshops ACERT is hosting office hours for instructors to meet with experienced online instructors and work together on transitioning their courses online. These sessions will be open-ended and focus on the questions that participants bring. The experienced instructors will offer tips for effective teaching practices and digital tools that participants can adapt to their own needs. [Details...]
Monday
Mar 16, 2020
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1203 HE (Charlotte Frank Room)
Workshops ACERT is hosting office hours for instructors to meet with experienced online instructors and work together on transitioning their courses online. These sessions will be open-ended and focus on the questions that participants bring. The experienced instructors will offer tips for effective teaching practices and digital tools that participants can adapt to their own needs. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 13, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hunter North C105
Guided Explorations
(Postponed) Creating an Online Presence as a Teacher and Scholar (with the CUNY Academic Commons)
Presenter(s): Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages); Shiao-Chuan Kung (Online Learning Center); Deepa Rao-Sisario (Silberman School of Social Work); Scott Lipkowitz (Hunter OER); Abigail Torres (ICIT); Iris Finkel (Libraries)

A digital portfolio or professional website offers an opportunity to narrate the story of your research and teaching, and to create an online presence beyond your department page. This workshop is aimed at all teachers and scholars wanting to develop a free online portfolio in two sessions. After looking at several existing portfolios online, we will step by step build our own professional websites using the CUNY Academic Commons. Hunter’s own educational technology team will be available to assist you with any issues that may arise in customizing your site. By the end of the workshop you will have finished your own portfolio, and have gained the basic skills to create websites on the Commons.  [Details...]
Friday
Mar 13, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1203 HE (Charlotte Frank Room)
Workshops ACERT is hosting office hours for instructors to meet with experienced online instructors and work together on transitioning their courses online. These sessions will be open-ended and focus on the questions that participants bring. The experienced instructors will offer tips for effective teaching practices and digital tools that participants can adapt to their own needs. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 HE)
Lunchtime Seminars
(CANCELED) Finishing Strong: Activities for the Last Day of Class
Presenter(s): ACERT Steering Committee and Other Faculty and Staff Volunteers

Event Canceled, March 12 Lunchtime Seminar!!! Lunchtime Seminar: Finishing Strong: Activities for the Last Day of Class's Sorry for the inconvenience, We hope to see you all at Next Semester's Lunchtime Seminar!! 🙂 [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 11, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
HE 1203
Assessment Breakfasts
Assessment and Diversity
Presenter(s): Dr. Amber Martin (Department of Psychology)

It is important for institutions to address the various ways we may systematically exclude some populations of students (e.g. disabled students or students of color) from the assessment process, or in the “closing the loop” process. In this session I will present some preliminary ideas about possible “weak” points in the assessment process that may miss certain groups of students and discuss what these may mean or miss about the general health of the institution’s assessment and interpreting assessment results. I will also invite discussion of these ideas from the group. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 HE)
Lunchtime Seminars
Contemplative Pedagogy: Transformative Practices in Higher Education
Presenter(s): Kenny Hirschmann (Frankfort Center, Education); Kathleen Isaac (Dance)

This workshop based on the book, Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning, will introduce participants from diverse areas of teaching practice to contemplative techniques, such as meditation, yoga, deep listening, mindfulness, reflective reading and writing and inclusion of site visits and field trips. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 6, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online - Register for details
Workshops
If you can’t teach the class in person, “Zoom” it
Presenter(s): Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning)

What will you do if inclement weather or a medical issue prevents you from teaching a class in person? Holding a virtual class using an online conferencing tool can be an alternative to canceling class. Zoom is a free conferencing tool that you can use to discuss a reading, lecture over slides, or solve a problem on a whiteboard. To make the session interactive, you can use text chat, screen sharing, polling, and small group breakout rooms. Teaching online is very different from teaching in person and takes preparation and practice. Join us at an online workshop session where you will learn the basics of Zoom and strategies to facilitate synchronous online classes. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 5, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 HE)
Lunchtime Seminars
Course Evaluations: Getting Students to Respond in Qualitative Ways
Presenter(s): Sarah Johnson (Libraries); Olivia C. Padeluka (Psych); James Cantres (AFPRL)

In this lunchtime seminar we will address ways to mid-semester evaluations and encourage student responses during our courses and detail methods of implementing changes both during the term and for future semesters.Olivia Padeluka (Psychology) and Sarah Johnson (Hunter College Libraries) will provide insights on innovative strategies for utilizing student perspectives for current and future students. [Details...]
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