Checking student understanding with Plickers

It’s likely that most of the people reading this post have used or heard of clickers: in-class polling systems that allow instructors to gauge student knowledge, understanding, or interest in a topic. Whether you use Poll Everywhere, Turning Point, the student-generated Cliqur system, or something else, this technology can be handy for facilitating student-centered, active… Read More Checking student understanding with Plickers

CTL Conversations: “Data and Privacy in the Classroom”

Wednesday, February 22, 4:00-5:00pm, NVC 14-266 How might professors, administrators, students, and support services ensure that we understand how data is kept and stored? When does our request for personal reflection and disclosure become intrusive? Who has access to the work that is being done by our students in our classes? These are some of… Read More CTL Conversations: “Data and Privacy in the Classroom”

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?”

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