Group for directors of CUNY Centers for Teaching and Learning, and others interested in pedagogy and faculty development.
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Luke Waltzer started the topic TLC Workshop, 10/26: Writing in Non-Writing Courses in the forum Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTL’s) 1 day, 9 hours ago
<strong>Writing in Non-Writing Courses
Wednesday, 10/26 1-3pm Room 9207</strong>
Are you looking for ways to help your students better process theoretical, abstract, or quantitative material? Or for ways to help them recognize and articulate the broader relevance and applicability of what they’ve learned in your class? Incorporating frequent a…[Read more]
Save the Date!
Kickoff/Pre-launching “Hostos Reads” Project
a.k.a. (Book of the Semester)
What is a “Just” society?
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Presenter: Prof. Cyn […]
Check out and register for these free webinars sponsored by SUNY during OA Week:
<a href="http://commons.suny.edu/openaccess/" target="_blank">SUNY OA WEEK</a>
Our very own Megan Wacha and Jill Cirasella are featured!
See the attached brochure for descriptions of these webinars.
From Nick Shockey at <a href="http://www.openaccessweek.org/?xg_source=msg_mes_network" target="_blank">International Open Access Week:</a>
International Open Access Week is quickly approaching on October 24-30! This year’s theme of “Open in Action” is all about taking concrete steps to open up research and scholarship and encouraging other…[Read more]
The rapid increase of textbook prices is a particular problem at a university like CUNY whose students often come from lower income backgrounds. Many students are already hard pressed to afford college, let alone expensive texts. As advocates for our students, we have the opportunity and responsibility to consider moving away from both textbooks…[Read more]
<em>The message below is being sent on behalf of the co-directors of the CUNY Syllabus Project, Laura Kane and Andy McKinney</em>
<strong>THE CUNY SYLLABUS PROJECT</strong>
Earlier this year we launched the CUNY Syllabus Project, a collaborative database for the CUNY pedagogical community…[Read more]
<a href="http://guides.cuny.edu/c.php?g=318026&p=2567241" target="_blank">Events</a> Add events on your campus (or send them to us)
The CUNY Copyright Committee and LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable are pleased to announce an upcoming event on the 1976 Copyright Act. We have a wonderful guest speaker and I hope you all can join us!
When: Friday, November 4th / 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: The Graduate Center, 9th Floor Skylight Room
Coffee and light…[Read more]
<strong>Making Peer Review Work</strong>
Wednesday, 9/14 1-3pm Room 9207
Have you ever felt concerned about your ability to provide constructive feedback to every student? Are you interested in building your students’ capacity to critically read and engage with each others’ work? Are you interested in building classroom community and inc…[Read more]
September 23 10am-12pm and 1pm-5pm
Room 9204, CUNY Graduate Center</strong>
<em>co-sponsored by the <a href="http://infolit.commons.gc.cuny.edu/">Library Association of CUNY</a>, the Graduate Center’s <a href="http://tlc.commons.gc.cuny.edu">Teaching and Learning Center</a>, the <a h…[Read more]
Greetings and happy beginning of Fall 2016!
The Hostos Office of Educational Technology has deployed a new version of the “Are You Ready?” Online Learning Assessment.
This assessment is currently in Blackboard, and can be used to help determine and prepare students for what may be their first time using Blackboard in either face-to-face, or o…[Read more]
Pleased to announce the launch of John Jay’s new Teaching and Learning Center: take a tour of the website and visit us soon! http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/teaching-and-learning-center-tlc
Join us for the first GSTA Teaching Pedagogy Workshop of the semester: <em><strong>Introduction to Universal Design for Learning!</strong></em> Universal Design for Learning (UDL) seeks to create inclusive classrooms where all students can be successful. It is based on the idea that classroom activities and techniques that support students with…[Read more]
Carlos Guevara started the topic Amazon's quiet dominance of Higher Ed learning platforms in the forum Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTL’s) 3 months, 1 week ago
In case you have not seen this article, it brings interesting discussions about the future of learning platforms, and potential alternatives to current ones. Similarly, it brings some concerns about having only one vendor dominating this market.
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