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Academic Technology Research and Development Group

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Welcome to the home of the CUNY Committee on Academic Technology Research and Development Group (CAT-R&D).

The mission of CAT-R&D is to research, test, and recommend new technologies from the perspective of classroom faculty needs and pedagogical effectiveness.

CAT-R&D exists to advance the field of academic technology by consulting with colleagues and groups developing new technologies, conducting classroom trials, and sponsoring programs. The goal is to provide independent evaluations using transparent criteria that are openly reported on the CUNY Academic Commons, at the annual CUNY IT conference, and to other bodies.

CAT-R&D fosters academic excellence by working with researchers, educators, and developers to create an academically enriching environment for students and faculty.
The CAT-R&D is to be known as the “skunkworks” and the reason for this can be found here

Access the Evaluation Rubric

Access the Narrative Instrument

Access the Student Narrative Instrument

Access the Skunkwork’s ADA Compliance Protocols

Access the Current Skunkworks Membership List

Access the Previous Skunkworks Meetings

Access the Faculty and Staff Researcher Application

Access the Technology Vendor Application

Access the Skunkwork’s Project List

Access the Skunkwork’s Wiki under “Educational Technology” on this page

Access the Sprint / BBML R&D Trial Report” on this page

Access the Professor Wandt’s CUNY eBook Proposal.

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