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How are we doing? What do we need?

Monday
Mar 23, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
https://zoom.us/j/956279521 Lunchtime Seminars
How are we doing? What do we need?
Presenter(s): Paul McPherron (English, ACERT), Shiao-Chuan Kung (Center for Online Learning), Jenny Tuten (Provost Office)

Open discussion of how the transition to online teaching has gone so far. What’s worked, what hasn’t, and what more support do we need? [Details...]
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News and Announcements | February 26, 2020

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Call for participation – student research for Library Day

There’s something new this year for Library Day. Hunter College Libraries invites students to talk about their research experiences by creating a poster, digital poster, lightning talk or creative work to be presented on April 21 (10 am-noon) or April 22 (2-4 pm). Submission deadline is March 27, and we will get back to all submitters on April 1st. Materials are due to us by April 8th and will be returned after April 23, Library Day.
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VoiceThread for Assessments

Wednesday
Jan 22, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online - register for details Workshops
VoiceThread for Assessments
Presenter(s): George Haines

Are you looking for new ways to assess your student work? If you use written exams and quizzes, this workshop can show you alternative ways to evaluate student learning using VoiceThread. We will discuss strategies for improving student presentations, using comment moderation, and designing portfolios that can replace written exams. [Details...]
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Event Capsules | December 6, 2019

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Emotion, affect, and community building in the CUNY classroom

This seminar tried to bridge the gap between pedagogical practices at CUNY and the theory of emotions and affect. Sarah Benesch, Professor Emerita at the College of Staten Island, started off with a brainstorm activity, asking “what words do we associate with emotions?” Various replies gave her the opportunity to introduce the different approaches to emotions that are currently in fashion: universalistic, cognitive, and discursive – the one which she embraces.
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Be Ready for Mother Nature with VoiceThread

Monday
Nov 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online - register for details Workshops
Be Ready for Mother Nature with VoiceThread
Presenter(s): George Haines (of VoiceThread)

Is inclement weather on your mind? Don’t let mother nature disrupt the flow of your course when the College announces a snow day. VoiceThread allows you to record mini-lectures and create asynchronous conversations around course content. In this workshop, Hunter faculty will learn how to create materials and activities so students can continue to learn and grow even when your class cannot meet face-to-face. This workshop is online and scheduled in the evening. [Details...]
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Tool Talk | June 12, 2019

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Sharing, collecting, discussing: All possible with Padlet

Do you ever feel that students might benefit from seeing each other’s work? Do you wish to make it easier for students to share their work with their classmates? Where do you ask students to post ideas and collect resources so that everyone in the class can see them? A tool that might solve your pedagogical challenge of collecting student work and sharing it with the class is Padlet.
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