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Event Capsules, Teaching Tips, Tool Talk | August 13, 2021

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The ACERT and Center for Online Learning Resources and Tool Kit

A selection of recent resources created by ACERT and the Center for Online Learning for your online, hybrid, or in-person classes.
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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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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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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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DYI Video Captioning for Busy Professors

Wednesday
Apr 24, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online - register for details Workshops
DYI Video Captioning for Busy Professors
Presenter(s): Abigail Torres (ICIT)

Are you creating video lectures or review sessions for your classes? Are they captioned and accessible? At this online workshop, we will show you how to modify the automatically generated captions provided by YouTube so that they are perfectly accurate. [Details...]
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News and Announcements | October 4, 2018

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Small Teaching and Hypothes.is

Introduced at the Lunchtime Seminar on October 2nd, during the fall 2018 seminar series, ACERT will be trying out a new online discussion activity. We invite all Hunter faculty, staff, and administrators to read, comment, and try out activities described in James Lang’s blog posts on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s website. We will be using hypothes.is and its annotation extension to highlight and comment on any aspect of the blog posts.
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Peer Review Assignments using Turnitin PeerMark in Blackboard

Wednesday
Oct 25, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online - register for details Workshops PeerMark is a tool within Turnitin that allows instructors to set up peer-reviewed writing assignments. Join us online for a demonstration of how to create and manage PeerMark assignments. We will show you how it looks and works from both the instructor and the student perspectives. [Details...]
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