Archive | Learning outside the classroom

Event Capsules | April 25, 2019

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ACERT Event Capsule – Learning at the Museum Across Disciplines

Hunter’s central location and partnerships with cultural institutions in the city greatly facilitate learning opportunities at the museum. In this ACERT Event Capsule, Monica Calabritto (Romance Languages), Fiore Sireci (English), and Joanne Spurza (Classical and Oriental Studies) discuss how they have incorporated museum activities into their courses and curriculum.
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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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Place-Based Pedagogy in NYC: The City as a Classroom

Tuesday
Mar 12, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Place-Based Pedagogy in NYC: The City as a Classroom
Presenter(s): Biao Jiang (Hostos); Francisco Fernandez (Hostos); Nora Almeida (City Tech); Jason Montgomery (City Tech); Charles Tien (Political Science)

At Hunter, along with other NYC-based educators, we often aspire to “use the city as a classroom.” The idea has obvious appeal to students, professors, and administrators alike. New York City’s museums, libraries, and performance spaces offer readymade settings for learning. But the idea of moving pedagogy “outside of the classroom” promises something more - an engagement with the material, cultural, and social landscape that exists beyond the city’s educational and cultural institutions. What are the opportunities afforded by this move? What are the challenges it entails? Professors from a variety of disciplines will discuss their experiences with place-based teaching in the city, from a pedagogical and practical / logistical standpoint. [Details...]
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Using Online Meeting Tools With Your Students

Wednesday
Oct 31, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online - Register for details Workshops
Using Online Meeting Tools With Your Students
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the notable features of some free tools that you may want to consider, including Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom, and we’ll discuss which tools are the best fit for different uses. [Details...]
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Creative Uses of Whiteboard Apps

Wednesday
Aug 22, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online - register for details Workshops
Creative Uses of Whiteboard Apps
Presenter(s): Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)

Join us for an online workshop where we will show you how Hunter professors use mobile and web-based annotation tools to present lessons, to provide media feedback and to demonstrate how to solve problems in math and chemistry. [Details...]
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Creative approaches to experiential learning

Tuesday
Mar 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Lunchtime Seminars
Creative approaches to experiential learning
Presenter(s): Deborah Gardner (Roosevelt House), Kathleen Isaac (Dance Education) , Dara Meyers Kingsley (Muse Scholar Program), Donna Nickitas (Nursing), Alex Plavskin (Nursing), Tom Walter (Geography)

Come learn how presenters in a variety of disciplines incorporate experiential learning, or "learning by doing", into their courses. [Details...]
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