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Upcoming Events

Help us plan – RSVP to acert@hunter.cuny.edu at least two days before the event. Bring a friend!

October

When/Where Event
Tuesday
Oct 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for more details
Lunchtime Seminars
Tech Tuesdays - Dropbox for the Win!
Presenter(s): Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages); Jeff Allred (English)

In this quick tech talk we will focus on CUNY Dropbox, the cloud storage available to students and faculty. We will discuss various ways to use Dropbox: share class materials (including large video files!), collect student work, and provide them quick or extensive feedback. Plus: Dropbox can be integrated into Blackboard! [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 28, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online - Please register for more information
Workshops
Set-up your Final Grade in Blackboard
Presenter(s): Mowmita Jabir (Technology Resource Center)

This workshop will introduce tips and provide clarifications on best practices for using Blackboard to help navigate and set up the final grades in Blackboard.  [Details...]
Wednesday
Oct 28, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Special Events
Unschooling: Exploring Learning Beyond the Classroom
Presenter(s): Gina Riley (Special Education)

Join us for a special presentation and discussion with Gina Riley (Special Education) about her new book Unschooling: Exploring Learning Beyond the Classroom. For this special event, Gina will begin with a presentation covering the main topics in her new book which will be followed by an open discussion and Q&A. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 29, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online - Please register for more information
Workshops
Collect & Grade Assignments in Blackboard
Presenter(s): Mowmita Jabir (Technology Resource Center)

This workshop will introduce tips for using Blackboard to collect and grade assignments in online, hybrid, or in-person classes. [Details...]
Thursday
Oct 29, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Lunchtime Seminars
Thoughtful Thursdays - Caregiving and Teaching: Let’s Talk About the OTHER Work You’re Doing
Presenter(s): Paul McPherron (English and ACERT); Stephanie Margolin (Hunter College Libraries)

Since moving to remote teaching and working in March, we have been balancing our work, home, and personal lives in the same place and often at the same time. Often, we are also caring for someone else as well, adding additional stress to an already stressful situation. Join us for an open discussion of how we are balancing all of this work and share strategies for ways you are coping with the chaos. [Details...]
Friday
Oct 30, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online - Please register for more information
Workshops
Create a Test re-using Blackboard Questions
Presenter(s): Mowmita Jabir (Technology Resource Center)

This workshop will introduce you to tips for using Blackboard to create tests re-using Blackboard questions. [Details...]

November

When/Where Event
Tuesday
Nov 3, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Lunchtime Seminars In honor of election day, we will engage with a variety of polling tools you can integrate into a Zoom live session using Zoom itself as well as other platforms like Mentimeter, Poll Everywhere and Peardeck for a variety of response types. [Details...]
Thursday
Nov 5, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Lunchtime Seminars
Thoughtful Thursdays - Post COVID Remote Teaching : A Space to Think and Create
Presenter(s): Gina Riley (Special Education), April Kisamore (Special Education, ABA); Lauren Schnell (Special Education, ABA)

Have you grown to love teaching remotely? Or, will you be the first in the classroom when in-person classes resume? Join us for a discussion of what aspects of teaching remotely we want to maintain and whether online programming will be a COVID trend or here to stay. We’ll discuss pros, cons, and potential program-based changes.  [Details...]
Monday
Nov 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Community Building Did you participate in one of the many Module-making or Week-zero camps held during summer 2020? Have your students gone through the modules that you carefully designed? How did everything go? Unqualified success? Some things need tweaking? Come to one of the three camp reunions we are hosting and share your insights from the first weeks of the fall semester as well as get a refresher on the tech tools you started experimenting with. [Details...]
Tuesday
Nov 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for more details
Lunchtime Seminars Loom? Do you mean Zoom? No, we really do mean Loom! Come and join this quick tech talk about the extremely user friendly screen-recording tool Loom. Loom can be used to pre-record lectures in a variety of formats and is great for delivering presentations. Bonus, it is currently free for students and educators! [Details...]
Wednesday
Nov 11, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Community Building Did you participate in one of the many Module-making or Week-zero camps held during summer 2020? Have your students gone through the modules that you carefully designed? How did everything go? Unqualified success? Some things need tweaking? Come to one of the three camp reunions we are hosting and share your insights from the first weeks of the fall semester as well as get a refresher on the tech tools you started experimenting with. [Details...]
Thursday
Nov 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Lunchtime Seminars
Thoughtful Thursdays - Collaborations in the Time of Covid: Thoughts from the Libraries
Presenter(s): Stephanie Margolin (Hunter College Libraries) & other representatives from the Libraries

In the shift to remote learning, we are seeing more collaborative integration of information literacy instruction across the disciplines. What lessons have we learned for more effective collaborations both online and when we return to in-person instruction? [Details...]
Friday
Nov 13, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Community Building Did you participate in one of the many Module-making or Week-zero camps held during summer 2020? Have your students gone through the modules that you carefully designed? How did everything go? Unqualified success? Some things need tweaking? Come to one of the three camp reunions we are hosting and share your insights from the first weeks of the fall semester as well as get a refresher on the tech tools you started experimenting with. [Details...]
Tuesday
Nov 17, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Lunchtime Seminars
Tech Tuesdays - Padlet Power! Multiple Applications for this Versatile Tool
Presenter(s): Laura Baecher (Curriculum and Teaching)

Padlet, a virtual bulletin board,  has a variety of formats and can be used for synchronous and asynchronous interactivity.  In this quick tech talk, we will explore some applications and you can get ideas to finish out this term or to use in the Spring! [Details...]
Thursday
Nov 19, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Lunchtime Seminars
Thoughtful Thursdays - Finishing Strong: End-of-the-semester Check-in
Presenter(s): Paul McPherron (English and ACERT); Sarah Byosiere (Psychology)

The end of the Fall 2020 semester is near! Join ACERT and the Educational Technology Team to recap your teaching and learning successes and discuss ways in which we can help students in online classes reflect on what they have learned. [Details...]

December

When/Where Event
Wednesday
Dec 2, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Special Events
Putting the Humanities PhD to Work: Thriving in and beyond the Classroom
Presenter(s): Katina Rogers, Co-Director of the Futures Initiative and Director of Programs and Administration of HASTAC at The Graduate Center (CUNY)

Join us for a special presentation and discussion with Katina about her book and the important possibility that different kinds of careers offer engaging, fulfilling, and even unexpected pathways for students who seek them out. [Details...]

January

When/Where Event
Monday
Jan 11, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online - Please register for details
Guided Explorations
Week Zero Camp
Presenter(s): Multiple Presenters

In this adaptation of module-making camp, participants will build an orientation or welcome module for their students. With these “week-zero” materials and activities, students can learn course information or begin to introduce themselves to each other and the instructor before the first day of class. This allows the instructor to begin the first day of class with a focus on course content and helps students better understand the goals and structure of the course. [Details...]

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