Archived Events

Google Apps Day, Friday, January 23, 2015

Queens College has a Google Apps for Education environment, for use by QC students, faculty, and staff. With Google Apps, you can create documents and websites, store and share files, create and share calendars, and much more. Join us for a workshop that will introduce you to these tools.
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What Educators Should Know about Language: Fostering Academic Literacy

This interactive workshop will present the argument that all educators can benefit from more overt knowledge about the nature of language as it is used in higher education and in their own disciplines. Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
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URME 2014: call for proposals

We are pleased to announce a call for proposals for undergraduate research projects for this academic year, 2014-2015. Proposals will be accepted for faculty-led projects, submitted by faculty, involving undergraduate students in group or one-on-one research. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, October 31, 2014.
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Quantitative Reasoning Across the Curriculum: application deadline Oct. 10

CTL is accepting faculty applications for the development of assignments that will infuse quantitative reasoning skills throughout the curriculum during the 2014-2015 academic year. Applications are due October 10.
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“The End of Higher Education” webinar, Sept. 15, 4pm

"The End of Higher Education" webinar, Sep 15, 4pm (local viewing at QH 325)
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New Faculty Orientation, August 27 & September 2, 2014







The Center for Teaching & 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.

There will be two orientation sessions with the same program.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 (2-4pm)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 (3pm-5pm)
Location: President’s Conference Rooms 1 and 2 on the 5th floor of 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
  • Reporting attendance and grades
  • Encouraging academic integrity
  • Seeking professional development opportunities
  • Teaching online
  • Teaching large classes
  • Resources for your students you should know about

Please join us on August 27th or September 2nd 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.

To help us better plan the event, please RSVP at http://bit.ly/RSVPfacultyorientationF14

We prefer to have you join us in person, but if this date/time does not work for you, you’re invited to join us virtually at: If you can’t join us in person, we invite you to watch a webcast of the presentations at: http://queenscollege.adobeconnect.com/new-faculty-orientation/

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

Preparation for Teaching Online – faculty workshop registration is open

Registration is open for two workshop sections designed to prepare CUNY faculty to teach online or hybrid courses. The summer workshops of "Preparation for Teaching Online: A Foundational Workshop for CUNY Faculty," are scheduled for June 16-29 or July 7-20. All workshop activities will be online—there are no face to face or real-time meetings required.
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Course Evaluations have begun!

The online course/faculty evaluation website is open for Spring 2014.  Please take the time to encourage your students to contribute evaluations for all of the courses they’re taking. www.qc.cuny.edu/evaluate This semester we are using a new online system for collecting evaluations, CoursEval, which gives you access to more information during the evaluation period than our previous system. You will be able to see a l
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Tech Talk: Alexander Street Press, May 21, 2014

Did you know that academic databases can be collaborative, even creative? Beyond just search & retrieve, users of Alexander Street Press can customize and manipulate music and video content with custom video clips, sound bites, and playlists. Better, even, is that it’s so easy to use and available from Queens College Libraries. On May 21st Alexander Street Press will be on campus from 12:15-1:30 to demonstrate th
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June 2014 Tech Workshops

Launch into summer by sharpening your skills for teaching with technology, by participating in an intensive week-long bootcamp on the design and implementation of hybrid and online courses, or by spending a whole day focused on Blackboard (June 4) or Google Apps (June 11).
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