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Small Teaching Part II: Lightning Talks on Teaching and Learning

Thursday
Nov 1, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Small Teaching Part II: Lightning Talks on Teaching and Learning
Presenter(s): Acert Steering Committee and Other Faculty and Staff Volunteers

As introduced at the first Lunchtime Seminar on October 2nd, James Lang’s 2016 book Small Teaching is based on the idea that simple, small changes to our classroom practices and course designs could make large, positive differences in student achievement and overall teaching effectiveness. After a brief summary of Lang’s book and his blog posts in The Chronicle of Higher Education, volunteers will present a variety of short talks about teaching and learning based on Lang's ideas or any other brief topic relevant to teaching at Hunter. The talks will be short, lightning talks (3 minutes each) which will allow presenters and participants plenty of time to discuss other ideas that they can try in their courses today, tomorrow, or next semester. [Details...]
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Growing as teachers together: Professional development for teaching practices

Tuesday
Oct 16, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Growing as teachers together: Professional development for teaching practices
Presenter(s): Ronnie Ancona (Classics), Elizabeth Cohn (Nursing), Kristen Hodnett (Special Education)

In this cross-disciplinary conversation, Ronnie Ancona (Classics), Elizabeth Cohn (Nursing), and Kristen Hodnett (Special Education) will discuss different approaches to teacher development, the associated benefits and challenges, and whether any common themes or best practices emerge. [Details...]
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Participatory Pedagogy and Connecting Classrooms to Student Backgrounds

Thursday
Oct 11, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Participatory Pedagogy and Connecting Classrooms to Student Backgrounds
Presenter(s): Christina Katopodis (Graduate Center and Futures Initiative Fellow); Siqi Tu (Graduate Center and Futures Initiative Fellow); Kahdeidra Monét Martin (Graduate Center and Humanities Alliance Fellow); Gustavo Jiménez (Graduate Center and Futures Initiative Fellow)

In this Lunchtime Seminar, Christina Katopodis, Siqi Tu, Kahdeidra Monét Martin, and Gustavo Jiménez will demonstrate student-centered activities and provide opportunities for participants to try out the activities themselves. [Details...]
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Learning From Each Other: Engaging Students as Peer Teachers

Tuesday
Oct 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Learning From Each Other: Engaging Students as Peer Teachers
Presenter(s): Caitlin Ho (HCAP), Christina Medina-Ramirez (Skirball Science Learning Center)

Caitlin Ho from HCAP will discuss the development of the HCAP Leaders Program and Christina Medina-Ramirez, Director of the Skirball Science Learning Center will talk about the ways peer tutors are used in the learning center. [Details...]
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Small Teaching Part I: Roundtable Discussion on Teaching and Learning

Tuesday
Oct 2, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Small Teaching Part I: Roundtable Discussion on Teaching and Learning
Presenter(s): Jeff Allred (English); Shiao-Chuan Kung (ICIT); Stephanie Margolin (Library); Paul McPherron (English); David Petrain (Classics); Sarah Ward (Libraries)

Drawing on ideas in James Lang’s 2016 book Small Teaching and his blog in The Chronicle of Higher Education, ACERT Steering Committee members will lead a roundtable discussion that covers key points from Lang’s writing and offers seminar participants new ideas that they can try in their courses today, tomorrow, or next semester. [Details...]
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Teaching Hacks | May 11, 2018

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ACERT Teaching Hack – Finishing Strong

In this Teaching Hack, Paul McPherron (English) discusses his end-of-semester activity that encourages students to reflect on what they've learned throughout the course. This activity prompts students to think about what they might want to take with them into their future studies and careers, and it gives Paul feedback as to what they liked most about the course and what could be improved.
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