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Event Capsules, Teaching Tips, Tool Talk | August 13, 2021


The ACERT and Center for Online Learning Resources and Tool Kit

A selection of recent resources created by ACERT and the Center for Online Learning for your online, hybrid, or in-person classes.
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News and Announcements | March 19, 2019


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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Tool Talk | March 11, 2019

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Voicethread Upgraded: Now with Automatic Captions

If you have been using VoiceThread for mini-lectures or assignments, I bring good news! This presentation and discussion tool has been upgraded. From now on, all new audio and video content created on VoiceThread will have captions automatically generated a few minutes after the recording is uploaded.
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Teaching on the CUNY Academic Commons

Jan 9, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
C105 HN Guided Explorations
Teaching on the CUNY Academic Commons
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English), Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages)

The CUNY Academic Commons has become a robust and flexible platform: a place for discussion, faculty collaboration, professional networking, private and public writing, communicating with your students, and storing your course materials. In recent semesters, some CUNY instructors have begun using the Commons as the learning management system (LMS) in their courses as an open education alternative to Blackboard. If you’re interested in hosting your course on the Commons next semester or simply want to learn more about the platform, please join us for an initial 2-hour guided exploration on Wednesday, January 9, 12-2pm. [Details...]
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