Engaging with Sources in the Era of Fake News: Faculty Resource Guide

The Department of English’s First-Year Writing Program and Great Works of Literature have compiled a guide containing resources and assignments faculty can use to teach students how to evaluate and cite sources ethically and effectively. These ideas can be applied to most disciplines.  Click here to view the guide. If you would like some help… Read More Engaging with Sources in the Era of Fake News: Faculty Resource Guide

PBS Documentary “Race: The Power of an Illusion, Episode 1” Thursday, February 23rd

A group of Baruch staff and faculty are building a working group at Baruch based on anti-racist principles. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to their presentation of the PBS documentary “Race: The Power of an Illusion” for Black History Month at Baruch. Date: Thursday, February 23rd Time: 12:45 -2:15 (film starts at 12:45pm sharp, and… Read More PBS Documentary “Race: The Power of an Illusion, Episode 1” Thursday, February 23rd

Upcoming Event – “What are best practices teaching multilingual writers & speakers?”

Baruch’s student body has a significant number of students who are multilingual and who may be experiencing the American educational system for the first time. How do we strengthen the communication skills of these students? How do we encourage class participation and design assignments that engage all of our students? What are resources that the… Read More Upcoming Event – “What are best practices teaching multilingual writers & speakers?”

Technology Pilot for Poll Everywhere and VoiceThread – Apply by Jan. 16

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… Read More Technology Pilot for Poll Everywhere and VoiceThread – Apply by Jan. 16

Apply now to the CUNY SPS “Preparation for Teaching Online Workshop”

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… Read More Apply now to the CUNY SPS “Preparation for Teaching Online Workshop”

January Course Prep Bootcamp

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.… Read More January Course Prep Bootcamp