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News and Announcements | October 25, 2018


Register as a presenter for “Small Teaching Part II: Lightning Talks on Teaching and Learning”

For the final Lunchtime Seminar of the fall semester on November 1st, 12-2pm, ACERT invites 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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News and Announcements | October 24, 2018


CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative “lightning talks” event: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

CUNYs Digital Humanities Initiative is hosting its annual “lightning talks” event in a few weeks. I’ve participated in this event a couple of times in the past. As a presenter, it offers a friendly audience of CUNY colleagues and requires minimal prep (a “lightning talk” is a roughly three-minute precis of a project with maximum three slides). As a spectator, it offers a breathtaking array of work from colleagues across the CUNYverse representing a diverse range of disciplines and approaches. Pedagogical projects are warmly welcomed. The deadline is November 6th to apply as a presenter.
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Bringing the Museum into the World Language Classroom

Oct 19, 2018
8:45 am - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Workshops On Friday, October 19th, ACERT is helping to organize a pedagogical workshop entitled “Bringing the Museum into the World Language Classroom.” The workshop will run from 8:45 am - 2:15 pm at the 68th Street campus and will showcase strategies to integrate art and poetry into the world language curriculum in grades 7-16 and beyond. It will include presentations, a live teaching demonstration featuring high school students, and interactive breakout sessions. [Details...]
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News and Announcements | October 4, 2018


Small Teaching and

Introduced at the Lunchtime Seminar on October 2nd, during the fall 2018 seminar series, ACERT will be trying out a new online discussion activity. We invite all Hunter faculty, staff, and administrators to read, comment, and try out activities described in James Lang’s blog posts on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s website. We will be using and its annotation extension to highlight and comment on any aspect of the blog posts.
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News and Announcements | September 12, 2018


Preparation for Teaching Online: A Foundational Workshop for CUNY Faculty

We invite you to participate in a CUNY-sponsored workshop to prepare faculty for online and hybrid course instruction, offered by the faculty development team at the School of Professional Studies (SPS). This workshop will model effective design and facilitation skills and addresses design issues, pedagogical approaches to teaching online and hybrid courses, as well as organization and management of an online class.
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All-Star Teaching: Winners of Hunter and CUNY Teaching Awards

Oct 23, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
All-Star Teaching: Winners of Hunter and CUNY Teaching Awards
Presenter(s): Willie Tolliver (SSSW), Philip Alcabes (Urban Public Health), Frida Kleiman (Chemistry)

In this Lunchtime Seminar, winners of teaching awards from across Hunter will discuss their teaching strategies and philosophies. We will hear from two winners of the Presidential Teaching Award, Willie Tolliver from the School of Social Work, and Philip Alcabes from Urban Public Health. Frida Kleiman (Chemistry) will discuss her project that was awarded the CUNY Idea Grant for Research in the Classroom. We will also provide information on CUNY-wide teaching and research awards applications. In preparation for the seminar, feel free to read the following two articles that will be discussed as part of Philip Alcabes presentation: Coddling of the American Mind and The Big Uneasy. [Details...]
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