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Diversity Projects Development Fund 2013-2014

The Diversity Projects Development group has just released a call for applications for projects that propose: programs support diverse populations underrepresented in academic disciplines; seminars, workshops, or other activities related to diversity or multiculturalism; programs or projects integrating research about underrepresented groups into the curriculum; action programs promoting affirmative action. For the c
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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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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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QPortfolio Showcase – February 8, 2012

Learn how to advance your studies and career possibilities through the creation of your own ePortfolio, a QPortfolio. Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:15–1:30 pm | Patio Room, Dining Hall Open to the QC community | Light refreshments will be served. Get a free flash drive for creating a QPortfolio during the event. Program Guest speakers: Kimberly Ramirez, English, LaGuardia Community College John Walker, Accounting, Q
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Adjunct Colloquium: Accreditation and Academic Program Review, Nov. 5, 2012

The second talk for Fall 2012 is scheduled for Monday, November 5, with a presentation from Associate Provost, Steven Schwarz, entitled A Conversation on Accreditation and Academic Program Review. It will be an interactive discussion on how the accreditation and academic program review processes impact, directly and indirectly, instruction in the classroom. Refreshments will be served. Monday, November 5, 12:15-1:30,
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Adjunct Colloquium: Academic Integrity and Plagiarism, Sept. 27, 2012

  Announcement You are cordially invited to the first Adjunct Colloquium Series of this Fall semester, with a discussion led by Emanuel Avila (Student Affairs) and Ken Ryesky (Accounting) on the topic of Academic Integrity and Plagiarism. Refreshments will be served. Thursday, September 27, 12:15-1:30, Razran 318 RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/adjunctcolloquium-27sep2012 Please email rowena.li@qc.cuny.edu or fei-wen.p
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Adjunct Colloquium: Surviving the Grading Season, May 15, 2012

The Center for Teaching and Learning invites faculty to a session on Surviving the Grading Season. Please join us as we discuss various grading topics including: Blackboard Gradebook (Rob Garfield), Scantron machines and CUNYfirst Grade Center (Liza Torres), procedures for handling academic misconduct (Emanuel Avila), and grading strategies (Lisa Vaia). Light refreshments will be served. Tue, May 15, 2012, 4:00pm – 5
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