The CTL is pleased to announce job opportunities for people interested in growing Baruch’s Open Education Resources initiative. The CTL OER Fellows are part-time positions and the IT Academic Technology Coordinator is a full-time position. Scroll down for details. Center for Teaching and Learning OER Fellows Baruch College’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) invites… Read More Three Job Opportunities
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
Today’s CTL Conversation, “Data and Privacy in the Classroom – Working Session” is rescheduled to Wednesday, April 19th from 4-5pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Expect to soon see a working GoogleDoc that contains key terms and questions.
Below you’ll find a GoogleDoc that offers some fairly quick ideas of how you can adapt your class meeting to an online format using tools that are free and widely available to Baruch faculty. The CTL staff is available to help you brainstorm and figure this out whether it’s through a workshop or one-on-one consultation.… Read More CTL Snow Day “Make-up Class” Guide
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
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?”
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
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”
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
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/.