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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, Augus
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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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New Faculty Orientations, Jan 23 & 30, 2013

The Spring 2013 orientation was held on Wednesday, January 23 at 4-5:30 pm and Wednesday, January 30 at 12:30-2 pm. Program (PDF) Presentation Prezi (with links to slides and handouts from presenters): Video:  
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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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New Faculty Orientation, 8/27 & 9/4, 2012

Presentation Prezi (with links to slides and handouts):   Archived Announcement: Dear Queens College New Adjunct Faculty: The Center for Teaching & Learning and the Office of the Provost are pleased to invite you to an orientation for new adjunct faculty: Things You Need to Know to Teach at Queens Same program on Monday, August 27, and Tuesday, September 4 12:30-2:00 pm, Patio Room. Representatives from arou
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