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

OER Resources

As a follow up to our CTL conversation last week, we would like to share links to various Open Educational Resources. Our conversation introduced some common OER repositories (below) and we discussed ways that faculty can integrate OERs into their course. We also talked about barriers to using and developing OERs; the most common barrier to use is the… Read More OER Resources

This Week: Post-Election CTL Conversations

All faculty and staff are welcome to discuss “Fostering Post-Election Constructive and Inclusive Dialogue in the Classroom.” The purpose of the event is to gather as a community to informally share techniques and resources to foster constructive and inclusive classroom discussion in light of the divisive election. Some of the questions we may collectively discuss… Read More This Week: Post-Election CTL Conversations

Want to create an online/hybrid course for Summer/Fall 2017?

Applications are now being accepted for the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Spring 2017 Hybridization Seminar. In this seminar, faculty fellows will meet throughout Spring 2017 to prepare their hybrid or online course to be taught in the upcoming year.   The CTL Faculty Fellows Hybridization Seminar is a terrific opportunity for Baruch faculty who… Read More Want to create an online/hybrid course for Summer/Fall 2017?

CTL Workshops on Active Learning

Over the last few weeks, the CTL has been leading workshops on active learning strategies. We’ve made this a part of our interdisciplinary fall programming, but we’ve also been hosting discipline-specific workshops. In the most recent series, we have been demonstrating a framework for teaching and learning called guided discovery: an active strategy that introduces students… Read More CTL Workshops on Active Learning

CTL Programming Fall 2016: October

The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce its series of workshops, presentations, conversations, and explorations! Below you’ll find our upcoming events. Event descriptions and the link to RSVP can be found further down the page. Questions? Email Allison.Lehr-Samuels@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646.312.1565. Track Event    Hybrid and Online Teaching Hybrid Teaching Panel Thursday, October 20… Read More CTL Programming Fall 2016: October

Want to improve your course blog?

Do you have a course blog and want to explore ways to improve its functionality and/or appearance? Join the CTL staff Thursday, September 8 at the Computer Lab in NVC 11-115 to further develop your own blog. To see more details and RSVP, click here. Minimal – extensive experience levels welcome.

CTL Conversation on Class Discussion: Tomorrow September 7th

The CTL Conversations series will kick off tomorrow, September 7th with: “Class Discussions: How can I get more than two students to speak in my class?” It will take place from 4 to 6pm in NVC 14-269. CTL Conversations will occur every Wednesday, offering faculty a time to come together and informally workshop, brainstorm and discuss topics related to their teaching,… Read More CTL Conversation on Class Discussion: Tomorrow September 7th

CTL Programming Fall 2016: September

Welcome! The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce its series of workshops, presentations, conversations, and explorations! Below you’ll find our upcoming events which we’ve organized according to three tracks. Scroll down further to read descriptions of the event and to RSVP. Questions? Email Allison.Lehr-Samuels@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646.312.1565. Track Event    Hybrid and… Read More CTL Programming Fall 2016: September