Resources for Course Design

What is this page? On this page we share many of the resources created by ACERT and the Center for Online Learning during the past semesters, organized in a way to help you address specific interests and needs for your in-person, hybrid, or online courses.

What are these resources? We’ve collected recordings and presentation materials shared at the ACERT lunchtime seminars, blog posts from the ACERT website, and resources created by the Center for Online Learning. Almost all these resources were created by Hunter faculty and staff! The full list of contributors is included at the end. You can also find quick links to faculty support and services, and to student support services and opportunities.

How can I get more help? You can sign up for the Center for Online Learning’s technology workshops. For individual help with a tool or an activity, you can attend a session on the Center’s Bookings page.

Meet with colleagues and educational technologists to brainstorm and talk through ideas during EdTech Brainstorm Hour. Or attend the ACERT Lunchtime Seminars where faculty and staff share approaches and insights from their own teaching and research with colleagues.

How do I learn about upcoming events? Subscribe to the ACERT mailing list (1-2 emails/week). Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @HunterACERT. We also post information about upcoming events on the ACERT website and calendar.


Please note: All Hunter/CUNY tools are marked with an asterisk, and you can find more information and instructions (including on how to access the tools) on this resource page from the Center for Online Learning. All links on this Resources for Course Design page open in a new tab.


Getting ready
Course materials
In the physical classroom
Assignments and activities
Feedback and grading
Inclusive teaching and learning
The tech and the tools
Get inspired!


Getting ready

I would like to…

Course materials

I would like to…

In the physical classroom

I would like to…

Assignments and activities

I would like to…

Feedback and grading

I would like to…

Inclusive teaching and learning

I would like to…

The tech and the tools

I would like to…

Get inspired!

Get ideas and inspiration from your colleagues across Hunter who shared their teaching innovations during our 2021 Teaching with Tech Faculty Showcase, our Transforming our Teaching Showcase in Spring 2023, and our Teaching Innovation Lightning Talks in Spring 2024!

Get inspired by this interview with Gina Riley, the winner of the 2022 Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, and by this interview with Antonia Schroeder, the winner of the 2022 Cecile Insdorf Award for Excellence in Teaching for Part-Time Faculty.


In alphabetical order; authors/presenters are also listed on the individual contributions

Abigail Torres (Center for Online Learning)
Adina Mulliken (Social Work and Libraries)
Aiesha Turman (English)
Aine Zimmerman (German)
Allen Strouse (English)
Amber Alliger (Pyschology)
Andie Silva (English, York College; Digital Humanities, Graduate Center)
Andrea Saenz (Nutrition)
Angela Padilla (The Skirball Science Learning Center)
Anna Shilova (Romance Languages)
Antonia Schroeder (Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology)
April Kisamore (Special Education)
Arabella J Pollack (Economics)
Austin Bailey (English)
Barry Cherkas (Mathematics and Statistics)
Blondie Natacha L.N.E. Pawa (Romance Languages)
Carmen Brown (Curriculum and Teaching)
Catlin Tucker (Pepperdine University)
Charles Tien (Political Science)
Chris Wells (Environmental Studies/History, Macalester College)
Christine Rosalia (Curriculum and Teaching)
Christine Willard (Special Education)
Daniel Chan (Office of Accessibility)
Darlene DeFour (Psychology)
Deepsikha Chatterjee (Theatre)
Dennis Robbins (Curriculum and Teaching)
Devra Golbe (Economics and Accounting)
Diana Conchado (Romance Languages)
Dongshin Chang (Theatre)
Elizabeth Klein (Special Education)
Elizabeth Wall-O’Brien (Honors Scholar Cohorts)
Ellen McCabe (School of Nursing)
Gina Riley (Special Education)
Hossannah Asuncion (English, BMCC)
Ingrid Lundeen (Anthropology)
Ioana Wicker (German)
Iris Finkel (Libraries)
Ivana Stanisavljevic (Mathematics and Statistics)
Jack Kenigsberg (English; Rockowitz Writing Center)
Jared Simard (Liberal Studies, NYU)
Jaya Rachwani (Physical Therapy)
Jeff Allred (English)
Jennifer Newman (Libraries)
Jillian Báez (Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies)
John Bandman (International English Language Institute)
Josh Friedman (Psychology)
Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages)
Kahdeidra Monét Martin (Urban Education, Graduate Center)
Kate B. Pok-Carabalona (Sociology)
Katherine St. John (Computer Science)
Katherine Volkmer (Romance Languages)
Kathie Cheng (English)
Keith Okrosy (Career Development)
Kelle Cruz (Physics and Astronomy)
Kevin Currie Knight (Special Education, Foundations, and Research, ECU)
Kirsten Grant (Chemistry)
Laura Baecher (Curriculum and Teaching)
Lauren Schnell (Special Education)
Leila Gastil (Psychology)
Marcia Liu (HCAP and Asia American Studies Program)
Maria Hernandez-Ojeda (Romance Languages)
Melissa Schieble (Curriculum and Teaching)
Michael Fisher (Women and Gender Studies)
Michael Lewis (Social Work)
Mowmita Jabir (Technology Resource Center)
Nancy Casella (Special Education)
Natasha Nurse-Clarke (Nursing, Lehman College)
Nga Than (Sociology)
Nina Merolle (German)
Partha Deb (Economics and Accounting)
Paul McPherron (English)
Philip Johnson (Political Science, Graduate Center)
Randye Rutberg (Geography)
Rebecca Huselid (Psychology)
Renee Schaller (English)
Roberta Kilkenny (Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies)
Samantha Sheppard-Lahiji (Biology)
Sandi Clarkson (Mathematics & Statistics)
Sarah Bonner (Curriculum and Teaching)
Sarah Ward (Libraries)
Sarah-Elizabeth Byosiere (Psychology)
Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning)
Sissel McCarthy (Film & Media)
Stefania Porcelli (Romance Languages)
Stephanie Margolin (Library)
Sue Lipkowitz (Special Education)
Valerie Khait (Psychology)
Vicki Lens (Social Work)
Virginia Gryta (Special Education)
Vivian Louie (Urban Policy and Planning / Asian American Studies Center and Program)
Yang Hu (Curriculum and Teaching)

Last updated: June 2024

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