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Fall Reading from JiTP
Issue 6 of the Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy draws together scholarship that highlights the impact of digital technologies and tools internationally, with a special emphasis on Africa and the African diaspora.
Taking Your Commons Site in New Directions
Our new Hosting Partner Handbook outlines the various non-standard customizations available, and includes procedures and guidelines for domain mapping requests, customized themes, new plugins, and site migrations.
Children’s Right to Play
With a special focus on opportunities for children to play in cities, CERG “links university scholarship with the development of policies, environments, and programs to fulfill children’s rights and improve the quality of their lives.”
CUNY on Twitter
ARC – A Student Research Commons
The Advanced Research Collaborative brings together the Graduate Center's forty research centers, institutes, interdisciplinary committees, and other academic initiatives to promote interdisciplinary research.
Focused Connections with “My Commons”
The marquee feature of Commons 1.7, My Commons is a personal homepage that highlights the network of friends, groups, and sites you develop on the Commons. Explore content relevant to you and stay current with your connections.
Welcome to CUNY Academic Commons 1.7
Get Paid to Learn about Open Educational Resources
CUNY’s Office of Library Services just announced an exciting (and paid!) opportunity for full-time and part-time faculty to learn about OER.
Open Source Sharing
The CUNY Academic Commons team is proud to contribute to a growing number of free software projects, and wants to acknowledge the contributions of others in our open source community.
Independent Studies at the ITP
The Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate program at the Graduate Center recently launched the Independent Studies Project site on the Commons to showcase how students meet the program's final requirement.
Annual Report 2014
Our annual report describes the collection of open source tools we've developed to help foster collaboration and scholarship, quantifies our growth, and showcases some of the ways members use the Commons.
Publications on the Commons
Published by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, and now hosted on the Commons, European Stages “contains a wealth of information about recent European festivals and productions, including reviews, interviews, and reports.” Check out the journal's current issue.
Journal of American Drama and Theatre
In its 27th year and now hosted on the Commons, the Journal of American Drama and Theatre “publishes thoughtful and innovative work by leading scholars on theatre, drama, and performance in the U.S. – past and present.” Check out JADT's current issue.
Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom
This May’s CUE conference at LaGuardia College lives on at CUNY CUE Conference 2014. Read the wrap up, watch George Kuh's keynote presentation, review slides from conference participants, check out reactions on Twitter, and flick through the extensive image gallery.
A Public Institution and Its New Open Access Repository!
The Graduate Center Library invites you to take a sneak peek at the Graduate Center’s brand new open access repository, Academic Works.
Helldriver’s Pit Stop
Enhanced Member Profile Pages
Recent improvements to our member profile pages include a new Twitter widget and an assortment of usability tweaks designed to help members craft attractive and unique online profiles.
Coming to a Campus Near You?
Newsletters From Your WordPress Site
The MailPoet Newsletters plugin lets you pull content from WP posts and design unique newsletters using a variety of templates. Maintain lists of subscribers, and send email blasts directly from your site.
Domain Mapping on the Commons
Do you or your organization have a domain of your own? Map it to a site on the Commons and take advantage of our free web hosting. You'll retain your familiar URL and be able to take advantage of all the features available on the Commons.
Short Link to Your Public Profile
Access and share your recently enhanced profile page using the new “Quick Links” feature. A short, easy-to-remember, and configurable URL (cuny.is/…) points to your public profile, and makes it easy to find interests, publications, research, and positions.
Managing Privacy on the Commons
The Commons has granular privacy settings for your profile, sites, groups and docs. Learn how to adjust them and find your comfort zone.
The CUNY Academic Commons is an academic social network created by and for CUNY – Take A Tour.