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Theatre Techniques to Improve your Teaching

The Center for Teaching & Learning is pleased to offer a special opportunity for Queens College faculty: a mini-course on theatre techniques and their applicability to teaching, to be offered in Spring 2013, taught by Professor Susan Einhorn, Director of the Acting Program, Department of Drama, Theatre, and Dance. Deadline to apply: Friday, December 6, 2013. Application Form: http://goo.gl/wDxIIQ
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Innovation with… and without technology: A teaching & learning showcase, May 3 2013

Innovation with… and without technology: A teaching & learning showcase Join the Center for Teaching & Learning and a group of Queens College faculty (and their students) for a showcase of innovative teaching practices and engaging learning experiences. May 3, 2013 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Location: Patio Room at Queens College (south side of Dining Hall, across from Klapper Circle) Program 9:30 am Breakfast
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Adjunct Colloquium: Adjunct Health Care Coverage, Nov. 18, 2013

  Important links: PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund: http://psccunywf.org/ PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund Benefits Bulletin Fall 2013 http://psccunywf.org/media/118086/benefitsbulletinfall2013.web.pdf FAQ documents about adjunct health care coverage can be found from PSC’s site on MyQC (login required): https://myqc.qc.cuny.edu/AdminServices/PSC/Welfare%20Fund/Welfare%20Fund%20Landing.aspx Announcement: As an adjunct, what he
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Workshop: Using Blackboard for Grading, Nov. 13, 2013

Don’t sweat the grading season! Come learn about features like the Grade Center and Rubrics. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm Location: Queens Hall, Room 325, 65-21 Main Street, Queens College (http://goo.gl/maps/wf5kw) To register, go to: http://tinyurl.com/bbw-grading Directions by bus From Jewel Avenue and Main Street: College Pt via Main St via 20th Ave Bound Q20A College Pt via Main St
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Engaging Large Classes: Brown Bag Lunch – Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

Engaging Large Classes: Are you teaching a class with more than 40 students? Queens College is offering an increasing number of large classes with some classes exceeding 200 students. Engaging students in large classes can be a particular challenge. We are offering a set of three workshops and an informal discussion that will help you design your class to more effectively engage your students. While you can attend an
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Cancelled: Mindfulness Workshops Fall 2013

The remaining Mindfulness Workshops for Fall 2013 have been cancelled. They will resume in the Spring. Please watch this space for announcements.  
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Workshops on Engaging Large Classes 2: Class Management – Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

Engaging Large Classes: Are you teaching a class with more than 40 students? Queens College is offering an increasing number of large classes with some classes exceeding 200 students. Engaging students in large classes can be a particular challenge. We are offering a set of three workshops that will help you design your class to more effectively engage your students. While you can attend any single workshop, we would
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Workshop: Blackboard Early Warning System, Oct. 23, 2013

The second session in CTL’s Blackboard workshop will focus on the Early Warning System. Learn how to anticipate problems with academically at-risk students using this Blackboard tool. Date: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm Location: Razran Hall, Room 360 To register, go to: http://tinyurl.com/bbw-earlywarning-23Oct13 Future workshops in this series: Nov. 13: Blackboard Collaborate: Learn how to us
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Workshop – Open Access: The Basics, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Open access is a publishing model in which readers have free access to the full text of scholarly journal articles online.  The open access movement arose in response to the rising costs of academic journal subscriptions, and provides many benefits to scholarly authors, including wider distribution of their work, less lag time between writing and publication, and a greater opportunity to retain the rights to one’s ow
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Workshop: Mindfulness Practice for Professors and Staff, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

The CTL series on mindfulness practices in teaching and learning continues this semester, led by Professor Rikki Asher (SEYS), with monthly sessions scheduled 1pm to 2pm in Razran Hall room 360. Wednesday, Oct. 16: Mindfulness Practice for Professors and Staff Practice being present as you move through your day. How can we learn methods to settle the mind, thoughts and projections? Mindful e-mailing will be discussed
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