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Tech Tuesdays – Dropbox for the Win!

Tuesday
Oct 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for more details Lunchtime Seminars
Tech Tuesdays - Dropbox for the Win!
Presenter(s): Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages); Jeff Allred (English)

In this quick tech talk we will focus on CUNY Dropbox, the cloud storage available to students and faculty. We will discuss various ways to use Dropbox: share class materials (including large video files!), collect student work, and provide them quick or extensive feedback. Plus: Dropbox can be integrated into Blackboard! [Details...]
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Tech Tuesdays – Using Book Creator and Manifold in the College Classroom

Tuesday
Oct 20, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for online Lunchtime Seminars
Tech Tuesdays - Using Book Creator and Manifold in the College Classroom
Presenter(s): Gina Riley (Special Education); Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages)

Book Creator is an easy way students can create and publish their own book. It is usually used within the K - 12 classroom, but there are so many easy ways to use it effectively within the university space as well (and as a teaching tool!). Manifold is an open CUNY publishing platform that can be used to create OER textbooks and enriched editions, and publish student work. Let’s explore the different things that can be done with Book Creator and Manifold. [Details...]
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Tech Tuesdays – Better Reading and Writing through Annotating: hypothes.is in the composition classroom

Tuesday
Oct 6, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details Lunchtime Seminars Hypothes.is is a free/open platform for annotating digital texts of all kinds. We will explore some models for integrating it into your teaching on a regular basis, making both reading and writing more social and collaborative for students. [Details...]
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Tech Tuesdays – Groupwork Management: Shared writing using Google Docs, Slides and BB Wikis!

Tuesday
Sep 29, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online - Please register for details Lunchtime Seminars Be able to quickly survey multiple groups at work at tasks in your course--both in live meetings and for asynchronous collaboration.  In this quick tech talk, we will look at Google Docs, Google Slides, and BB Wikis as ways to manage groupwork interactive writing! [Details...]
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Faculty Working Group (Writing Intensive Courses)

Thursday
Jul 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online - Please register for details Guided Explorations
Faculty Working Group (Writing Intensive Courses)
Presenter(s): Jack Kenigsberg (Rockowitz Writing Center, English) and Dan Harris (Philosophy)

This working group will focus on writing intensive courses and other courses with large writing requirements. Times and registration information are listed in the table below. Please register for the group and then you will receive details about how to join us. [Details...]
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