All faculty are welcome to apply to participate in a pilot using the classroom response system Poll Everywhere and/or VoiceThread for multimedia discussion forums. This pilot is being led by Prof. Kannan Mohan, who has received a project grant from the Provost’s office to look at how these technologies might impact teaching. Pilot participants will […]
The Center for Teaching and Learning will be closed for the holidays from December 23rd to January 2nd, re-opening on Tuesday, January 3rd. In the meantime, we are still accepting RSVPs for our Course Prep Bootcamps in January. We look forward to working with you in 2017!
Applications are now being accepted for the January 2017 section of “Preparation for Teaching Online: A Foundational Workshop for CUNY Faculty.” The CUNY School of Professional Studies offers this workshop from January 9-22 and it is conducted fully online. This workshop would be especially valuable to those who have not taught online/hybrid courses and those […]
Meet with the CTL staff to get ready for your Spring semester. Bring your syllabus and questions! The CTL helps part-time and full-time faculty think through: Assignments Experimenting with technology Classroom management/policies Fostering classroom discussion Creating interdisciplinary activities Active learning techniques Low-cost/free course materials Grading Courses in the face-to-face, hybrid and on-line formats are welcome. […]
The New York Regional ePortfolio Conference will be held on March 2 and 3 at Pace University’s downtown campus and is co-sponsored by Pace and three CUNY campuses – LaGuardia, Guttman, and the Macaulay Honors College. The conference theme is “Re-bundling Higher Education: High Impact ePortfolio Practice and the New Digital Ecosystem.” Suggested topics include […]
The campuses across CUNY offer a diverse and dynamic group of CTLs. Some programs are open to any CUNY faculty member, so reach out if you are interested in attending an event. Here’s a link that gives an overview of the CTLs: http://cunyctl.commons.gc.cuny.edu/.
Here’s a growing list: America after the 2016 Election: What Comes Next? Welcome to the “What Comes Next?” site. It is a work in progress, maintained by a group of Baruch College faculty members as a way to assist our students in dealing with the outcome of the 2016 election. We want to help […]
We’ve been approached by some faculty concerned about issues surrounding academic freedom. Here are some resources: Baruch’s Faculty Senate has a Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/facultysenate/academic-freedom.htm. Here is the PSC-CUNY union’s write-up on academic freedom: http://www.psc-cuny.org/rights/academic-freedom followed by a guide published by CUNY: http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/vc_la/2012/01/02/a-guide-to-academic-freedom/. Other writing on academic freedom suggests that it depends on […]
Here is where we’ll post resources that are of interest to those who have questions and concerns regarding immigration issues: Immigrants Matter@CUNY Facebook Live Session on Monday, November 21st at 11am. To address the concerns of CUNY’s immigrant students raised by the recent election, there will be a Facebook Live Session to answer your legal, […]
[Note: Sources listed/linked at the end] Last week I was asked to cover a class for a colleague. It was the first class meeting after the election and I was anxious but hopeful about opening up a discussion that would allow all students to voice their opinions and reactions in a calm and respectful way and in doing so, […]