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?”

Student Survey Results of the Online Excel Learning Module, Spring 2016

May 25, 2016   Dear Faculty, This was our fifth and most extensive semester using the online Excel tutorial, SAM.  Five courses participated:  ACC 2101; ACC 2203; CIS 2200 (3 sections only), FIN 3000 and MGT3121.  CIS 2200 students were new this Spring.  Total enrollment in SAM was 4,173 students out of 4,407 students registered… Read More Student Survey Results of the Online Excel Learning Module, Spring 2016

Performance of the Excel Project in Spring 2014

In an effort to promote the learning of Excel in Baruch College (see our article on the Excel Project initiative), Excel self-learning assignments became a part of Business 1000 and Finance 3000 classes in Spring 2014. The projects required completing a number of tasks within an Excel spreadsheet including formatting, formula use and chart and… Read More Performance of the Excel Project in Spring 2014

Student Handbook for Online and Hybrid Classes

While online instruction can be convenient for students with busy schedules, it also requires dedication, discipline, and independence. The purpose of this guide is to help students find resources they need to succeed in online, hybrid, and partially online classes. Identifying Modes of Instruction CUNY has designated the following codes that define how much online… Read More Student Handbook for Online and Hybrid Classes

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