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Event Capsules | February 11, 2020

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TSC January 2020: Discussing The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux, by Cathy N. Davidson

In this year’s ACERT Teaching Scholarship Circle (TSC) we read and discussed Cathy N. Davidson’s book The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux. In her book, Davidson argues that university educators must substantially change how we teach in order to help our students succeed “in our age of precarious work and technological disruption.” Through our reading and discussion of her book, we analyzed and critiqued  her transformational vision for higher education in America, and drew lessons for how we support students at Hunter and how, in Davidson’s words, “we can educate students not only to survive but to thrive amid the challenges to come.”
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Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware

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...]
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Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware

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...]
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Creating, Utilizing, and Assessing OER Materials and Courseware

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...]
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Open Educational Resources and Zero Cost Courses: Principles and Practices

Thursday
Oct 26, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Open Educational Resources and Zero Cost Courses: Principles and Practices
Presenter(s): Christa Acampora (Provost’s Office), Cailean Cooney (City Tech Library), Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT), Adam McMahon (Political Science), Aine Zimmerman (German)

This panel will present and open discussion on the principles and practices of using OER and creating zero cost courses at Hunter. Panelists will present examples of OER materials already in use, and participants will have a chance to discuss their own ideas and plans for using OER in their courses. [Details...]
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