CTL Programming January 2017

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… Read More CTL Programming January 2017

Announcing Maker Hub Faculty Assignment Design Challenge

The Maker Hub at Baruch College invites all faculty members to join in the Maker Hub Faculty Assignment Design Challenge to design and create assignments around the maker culture in order to integrate design thinking and technology into the classroom. To participate, choose a course that you teach or are planning to teach at Baruch College.… Read More Announcing Maker Hub Faculty Assignment Design Challenge

The CTL’s Faculty Development Strategy

The Center for Teaching and Learning has recently concluded two extended seminars designed to help faculty think through the implications of transitioning a face-to-face course to a hybrid or online format. The first seminar, which met six times during the spring semester, included eleven full-time faculty members from across Baruch’s three schools who were given… Read More The CTL’s Faculty Development Strategy

Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Section of STA 2000

Linda Weiser Friedman Professor of Statistics Baruch College Ted Joyce Professor of Economics Baruch College June 11, 2014 This brief reports compares the performance of students who took Statistics 2000 (STA 2000) in a traditional lecture format with those who took the class in a hybrid format in the fall of 2013. Professor Linda Friedman… Read More Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Section of STA 2000

Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Format of MKT 3000

Nermin Eyuboglu Professor of Marketing Baruch College Ted Joyce Professor of Economics Baruch College June 11, 2014  This brief report compares the performance of students who took Marketing 3000 (MKT 3000) in the spring of 2012 in a traditional lecture format with those who took the class in the fall of 2013 in a hybrid… Read More Comparing Student Performance in a Hybrid vs. Traditional Format of MKT 3000

Introducing Excel into Zicklin School of Business Curriculum

SAM Help Desk:  Students with questions about SAM can access the help desk in two ways: through Blackboard (content: “Excelhelp”) or by visiting https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/excelhelp. The help desk is supported by PhD students familiar with SAM and the SAM projects.  Emails will be answered daily, Monday-Friday. If many inquiries arise about a common issue, then responses will be… Read More Introducing Excel into Zicklin School of Business Curriculum

Hybrid classes in Baruch College – interviews with faculty and students

Professor Linda Friedman from Statistics and Professor Nermin Eyuboglu from Marketing are each teaching a hybrid class in their department’s two core courses this fall.  Karolina Krystyniak, the IT fellow, summarizes the interviews but I also encourage you to watch them.  Both faculty give honest, nuanced, and insightful comments on the pros and cons of… Read More Hybrid classes in Baruch College – interviews with faculty and students