Archived Events

Workshops on Engaging Large Classes: Monday, Oct. 7, 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 Discussion Boards, Sept. 26, 2013

This fall the Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a series of hands-on workshops on key features in Blackboard. The first session is on Discussion Boards, a tool to stimulate student collaboration, reflection, and communication. Date: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm Location: Razran Hall, Room 360 Coffee and beverages will be served. To register, go to: http://tinyurl.com/bbw-discussion-26Sept
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Adjunct Colloquium: How the Affordable Care Act Impacts Adjuncts, Oct. 1, 2013

The Adjunct Colloquium Series will have its first event this year on Tues. October 1. Ken Ryesky, an Adjunct in the Department of Accounting & Information Systems, will discuss how the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act impacts and concerns Adjunct faculty. Ken Ryesky formerly served as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service. Last April, he testified at an IRS rulemaking hearing on the implementat
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URME Call for Proposals, fall 2013

The Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching and Learning are pleased to announce a call for proposals for undergraduate research projects, for this academic year, 2013-2014. The Undergraduate Research and Mentoring Education (URME) program at Queens College supports outstanding activities in which faculty mentor undergraduates in research or other scholarly or creative work. The program is funded and manage
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CANCELLED: Mindfulness Workshop: The HeArt of Seeing – Mindful Drawing Sep. 25

The September 25th workshop has been cancelled. Day: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 Time: 1pm to 2pm Location: Razran 360 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. This fall the each session is organized around a specific theme. The first workshop is The HeArt of Seeing &
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Workshop: Teaching Large Classes 08/22/2013

Teaching 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. This trend is only likely to increase. Teaching these large number of students presents a challenging and exciting set of issues. We are offering a workshop that will look at some of these issues and provide some practical solutions that
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New Faculty Orientations, August 21 & 29, 2013



Supplementary Materials

If you missed any of the presentations or wish to review them, you can watch the recording here:
New Faculty Orientation, Fall 2013

Archived Announcement

The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of the Provost are pleased to invite you to an orientation for new faculty: Things You Need to Know to Teach at Queens.

The same program will be offered twice. Wednesday, August 21 (12-2pm), and Thursday, August 29 (3-5pm), President’s Conference Rooms 1 and 2 in Rosenthal Library.

Representatives from around campus will discuss resources and services you need to know about in your new capacity as faculty:

  • Using library resources
  • Accessing instructional technologies
  • Teaching online
  • Reporting attendance and grades
  • Encouraging academic integrity
  • Seeking professional development opportunities
  • Teaching large classes
  • Resources for your students you should know about

Please join us on August 21 or August 29 for information, conversation, and some refreshments. We encourage you to bring along a colleague: a full-time faculty member, a not-new adjunct, or your departmental chair. Simply share this email, and ask your colleague to RSVP.

We prefer to have you join us in person, but if neither date/time works for you, you’re invited to join us virtually. (Webcast information is in the RSVP form above.)

For questions, please contact Rowena Li at rowena.li@qc.cuny.edu or Jean Kelly at jean.kelly@qc.cuny.edu.

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