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News and Announcements | October 7, 2019

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CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative

GC Digital Initiatives Call for Presentations for the event CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative Lightning Talks 2019. Present your digital humanities work and learn about other projects and initiatives at CUNY! Event on October 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Submit your presentation by October 18, 2019 at cuny.is/cunydhi
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When History Comes to Life: Experiential Pedagogy in the World Language and Social Sciences Classrooms

Friday
Nov 15, 2019
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Faculty Dining Room, 8th floor Hunter West Workshops On Friday, November 15th, ACERT is helping to organize a pedagogy conference entitled “When History Comes to Life: Experiential Pedagogy in the World Language and Social Sciences Classrooms.” The conference will take place from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm at the 68th Street campus and will showcase strategies to introduce and weave historical topics into the world language and social sciences curriculum in grades 7-16 and beyond. It will include presentations by secondary educators and college instructors, keynote speeches by Clare Carroll (RSA) and Dennis Looney (MLA), and a live demonstration by historians Elizabeth and Thomas Cohen from York University, Toronto. [Details...]
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News and Announcements | April 30, 2019

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MoMA’s Modern Arts and Ideas Professional Development Seminar for CUNY Faculty/Librarians

CUNY Faculty and Librarians interested in incorporating modern and contemporary art into their course syllabus, engaging with MoMA educators, and looking at modern and contemporary art through a variety of thematic and participatory approaches are invited to attend MoMAS's Modern Arts and Ideas Professional Development Seminar for CUNY Faculty/Librarians.
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Inclusive Classroom: Tools, Rights and Freedom

Thursday
May 2, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hemmerdinger Hall (7th floor of the library) Special Events
Inclusive Classroom: Tools, Rights and Freedom
Presenter(s): Joseph Viteritti (Urban Policy and Planning), Vicki Lens (Social Work), Robyn Brown-Manning (Social Work)

There is a growing debate among those in and outside the academy over whether the principles of free expression are at risk by practices such as trigger warning and safe spaces. A recently signed Executive Order directs the Department of Education and other government agencies to withhold funds from colleges that limit or restrict free expression. This panel will discuss the inclusive classroom and whether the use of tools like trigger warnings and safe spaces help preserve free expression and the rights of students and faculty in the classroom. [Details...]
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An Open Forum with Dylan Emmons: “Working Meaningfully with Students on the Autism Spectrum”

Wednesday
Apr 10, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
1203 HE Special Events This presentation will discuss often hidden or uncommunicated issues that impact students on the spectrum. It will offer strategies for addressing student needs preemptively in curriculum and other planning, as well as interacting with and serving the population with problems that arise spontaneously. [Details...]
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News and Announcements | March 21, 2019

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An Open Forum with Dylan Emmons: “Working Meaningfully with Students on the Autism Spectrum”

The Office of AccessABILITY in collaboration with ACERT, presents: An Open Forum with Dylan Emmons,“Working Meaningfully with Students on the Autism Spectrum." This presentation will discuss often hidden or uncommunicated issues that impact students on the spectrum, and will offer strategies for addressing student needs preemptively in curriculum and other planning, as well as interacting with and serving the population with problems that arise spontaneously.
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News and Announcements | March 19, 2019

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Register as a presenter for “Lightning Talks on Teaching and Learning” on March 28th

For our final lunchtime seminar of the spring on March 28th (12-2pm in 1203 HE as always), ACERT will once again invite volunteers to present short “lightning talks” on any aspect of their teaching and learning. The topic for presentations is open, and presenters are encouraged to talk about anything that they feel will be interesting to the ACERT community.
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ACERT Connections | December 13, 2018

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ACERT “Lightning Talks” Recap

For the final Lunchtime Seminar of the semester, ACERT invited a roster of familiar faces to share lightning talks – no more than 4 minutes, no more than 3 slides – with other seminar regulars and visitors. The event was a hit; before the talks were over, there were calls for more events of a similar kind.
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News and Announcements | November 2, 2018

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Microaggression Workshop

Have you ever had someone make a comment that left you feeling uncomfortable about your identity? Microaggressions are an unfortunate part of the daily lives of many. Without recognizing and addressing them, personal and professional performance can suffer. This conversation will discuss microaggressions, how to recognize and address them while still performing at your best level.
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