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.
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...]
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.
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...]
Project REACH is pleased to introduce the CUNY Autism Network created to provide information and support across the university on issues relating to autism. We will be presenting different topics on campuses throughout the year. Our first presentation will be Understanding Autism: A Participatory Training .
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.
Gradescope excels as an on-line platform for automating the grading of programs. It allows immediate feedback on student work, and helps manage and organize paper and pdf’s. In this post, Katherine St. John discusses how she uses Gradescope in her classroom to streamline the grading process.