Event Archive

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Mar 30, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles Through reading, invited speakers, and discussion, faculty will learn about the principles and practices of universal design in higher education, and plan incremental changes in their own courses. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 24, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Applying critical race theory in the college classroom: Pedagogical strategies for mitigating racism
Presenter(s): Steve Baumann (Nursing), Katherine Bloeser (Social Work), Sarah Chinn (English), Darlene Defour (Psychology), Jack Kenigsberg (English), Lynn Roberts (Public Health), Clay Williams (Library)

Come join a panel of faculty who participated in a Teaching Scholarship Circle on critical race theory as they share strategies they are exploring to address racism in their classrooms. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 23, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Refine your assignments to explore student learning
Presenter(s): Meredith Reitman (Office of Assessment and ACERT)

Come learn how to design assignments that best allow you to see what your students know. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 22, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Blackboard & beyond: What can your LMS do for you?
Presenter(s): Erica Chutuape (Asian American Studies), Jessie Daniels (Sociology), Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Marie Nelson (Special Education), Kate Pok (Sociology)

In this session, some of these faculty will talk about why they decided to try a different platform, and will share their experiences with platforms such as Canvas, Google Classroom, Edmodo, WordPress, and Blogger. We will discuss the pros and cons of these platforms and how they stack up against Blackboard. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 18, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 17, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunchtime Seminars
Mindfulness in teaching
Presenter(s): Jean Amaral (BMCC Library), Ryan Donovan (CUNY Grad Center), Argos Gonzalez (Hunter Curriculum and Teaching/CUNY Grad Center), Zosia Krusberg (Yale Physics Department)

In this session, we will explore how our selves/bodies/emotions are engaged in and through our teaching practice. Our four presenters will focus on the embodied learning experience of mindful practice in higher education teaching. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 15, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Teaching Wikipedia: Students as informed information consumers and producers
Presenter(s): Chanitra Bishop (Library), Tsering Dolma (Film Studies student), Iris Finkel (Library), Sean Molloy (English)

In this lunchtime seminar, you will hear from faculty who are using Wikipedia to teach writing, critical thinking, and research skills and in the process are helping teach students to be informed consumers and producers of information. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 10, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Deepening student learning by encouraging greater engagement with course materials
Presenter(s): Robert Dottin (Biology), Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Michael Siller (Psychology)

Come hear from Hunter colleagues who have used technology tools that allow students to interact with your materials by responding to comments and questions embedded within texts and videos. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 9, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Belfer Research Building, Room BB-401
Teaching Scholarship Circles Through reading, invited speakers, and discussion, faculty will learn about the principles and practices of universal design in higher education, and plan incremental changes in their own courses. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 9, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1203 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assess your program: Find out what your majors are really learning
Presenter(s): Meredith Reitman (Office of Assessment and ACERT)

Come learn how to design, implement and learn from program assessment to get better information about what your majors know and are able to do once they graduate. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 8, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
114 HE (Hunter Library)
Lunchtime Seminars
Scaffolding student multimedia projects
Presenter(s): Carla Fusco (Curriculum & Teaching), Nancy Hightower (English), Linta Varghese (Asian-American Studies)

Our invited presenters will talk about how they scaffold assignments that ask students to build multimedia presentations and digital stories. [Details...]
Friday
Mar 4, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
Thursday
Mar 3, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Digital humanities and pedagogy
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English), Iris Finkel, (Library), Roberta Kilkenny (AFPRL)

Three faculty introduce the emergent field of "digital humanities" and share pedagogical projects that exemplify its implications for the classroom. [Details...]
Wednesday
Mar 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ICIT Conference Room
Webinars
Measuring what counts: Credentials or learning?
Presenter(s): Anya Kamanetz (author of "The Test" and lead digital education reporter for NPR), Leah Gilliam (VP of Strategy and Innovation for Girls Who Code), and Bret Eynon (VP for Academic Affairs at LaGuardia Community College)

This livestreamed discussion, hosted by CUNY's Futures Initiative, will focus on the social and political implications of the ways we test, grade, measure, rank, and assess. [Details...]
Tuesday
Mar 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Lunchtime Seminars
Creative approaches to experiential learning
Presenter(s): Deborah Gardner (Roosevelt House), Kathleen Isaac (Dance Education) , Dara Meyers Kingsley (Muse Scholar Program), Donna Nickitas (Nursing), Alex Plavskin (Nursing), Tom Walter (Geography)

Come learn how presenters in a variety of disciplines incorporate experiential learning, or "learning by doing", into their courses. [Details...]
Thursday
Feb 25, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FDA Lounge
Lunchtime Seminars
Working with students one-on-one
Presenter(s): Mason Brown (Hunter Libraries), Lynne Kemen (Psychology), Paul McPherron (English), Keith Okrosy (Career Development Services), Christine Rosalia (Curriculum and Teaching), Shyama Venkateswar (Roosevelt House)

When faculty provide students with one-on-one attention it improves student outcomes not just in the classroom, but over the entire college experience. This panel discussion will address topics such as holding online office hours, effective advising, giving feedback in conferences, and providing opportunities for first generation or English learner students to engage in conference time with faculty. [Details...]
Wednesday
Feb 24, 2016
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
Publishing research on your pedagogy
Presenter(s): Laura Baecher (Curriculum and Teaching) and Shiao-Chuan Kung (TTLG)

A unique opportunity to be coached and to work through the design and drafting of a research manuscript on instructional practices and innovations you’ve experimented with in course teaching. We will begin in October and meet six times, once per month from October – April. We will engage in peer-review and target a specific journal for our piece in progress. [Details...]
Wednesday
Feb 24, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
1220 HE
Assessment Breakfasts
Assess anything you like with rubrics
Presenter(s): Meredith Reitman (Office of Assessment and ACERT)

Learn the technique then work as a group to create and apply a custom rubric in a fun context. [Details...]
Tuesday
Feb 23, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
B126 W
Lunchtime Seminars
CANCELED: FITT project showcase
Presenter(s): Lisa Anderson (German), Dongshin Chang (Theater), Yang Hu (Curriculum & Teaching), Larry Kowerski (Classics), Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages), Aine Zimmerman (German)

Get inspiration for your next project from colleagues who have participated in the FITT program. [Details...]
Thursday
Feb 11, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE
Workshops
How to identify and intervene with distressed students
Presenter(s): Martin Pino and Sabrina Rubin (Counseling and Wellness Services)

This workshop is designed to increase faculty members’ confidence and competence in identifying students in distress, effectively engaging them in a discussion about their concerns, and determining when to refer students for additional support. [Details...]
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