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Of Interest: The Seminar on Innovative Teaching at Baruch College

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    Apologies for cross posting.

    Announcing The Seminar on Innovative Teaching at Baruch College, presented by teh Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute.

    Please join us for our first session, “Innovative Pedagogies for the Future of Higher Education,” on October 13 at 6pm. Our guests will be:

    Joss Winn and Mike Neary of the University of Lincoln in the UK will present their “Student as Producer” project, which redefines the undergraduate experience by engaging students in collaborative research with University faculty. The project emphasizes “research engaged” teaching and encourages students to understand themselves as active producers of knowledge and meaning. For more information, please visit:

    Educational technology innovator, Jim Groom of the University of Mary Washington, will discuss how higher educationmight be re-imagined through free web tools and open course design. Groom will present some of his many open education projects, including a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in digital storytelling, an open web radio station, and UMW Blogs, an open web publishing platform which inspired many similar blogging projects, including Blogs@Baruch and the CUNY Academic Commons.

    For more information, please visit:


    Just a reminder about the session at Baruch 5pm today, with Mike Neary, Joss Winn, and Jim Groom:
    Hope to see some of you there!

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