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Hybrid Bootcamp, June 2-6, 2014: Call for Participants

The Center for Teaching & Learning is offering a hybrid bootcamp focusing on the development and implementation of hybrid courses (courses that blend online and face-to-face instruction), June 2-6, 2014. Deadline to apply is Monday, May 12; selected participants will be notified by May 23.
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Teaching Innovation Carnivale, May 9, 2014

Celebrate innovative teaching at Queens College, at our second annual teaching and learning showcase, with a Year of Brazil carnivale theme! May 9, 2014 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Agora Café, Student Union Join the Twitter conversation: #QCShowcase14 Watch the recorded presentations.   Program  
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Experiential Learning Lunch, Tuesday, April 29, 2014

You are invited to lunch to review and reflect upon your teaching this semester.  Share your own experience with what worked and what didn’t work and hear from colleagues across many disciplines about what they tried in their classes. This will be an informal meeting of faculty interested in improving their teaching, related to recent Experiential Learning workshops.  We request that participants prepare a 2-3
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Call for Proposal: Teaching Innovation Carnivale – May 9, 2014 from 9am-5pm

Celebrate innovative teaching at Queens College by sharing your practice at the Center for Teaching & Learning’s second annual teaching and learning showcase on Friday, May 9th from 9-5 pm. The event will include presentations from faculty and students, on engaging teaching practices and learning experiences. Consider presenting on any aspect of your traditional, web-enhanced, hybrid, or fully online course, on a
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Workshop: Assessment Tools, With and Without Technology, Friday, March 28, 2014

Finals are just around the corner; why not get a jump on things early? Come spend an afternoon with your colleagues developing assessment tools for your final class project or final exam. This workshop will focus on reviewing strategies for creating effective assessments. We will discuss aligning assessments with learning goals, developing effective multiple choice questions and rubrics, and how to deploy these tools
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Teaching online at Queens College: A 3-5 minute survey

There’s still time to let us know how you’re teaching online, and tell us about resources you want to learn more about.  It just takes a few minutes of your time. Your responses, which are being collected anonymously, will be used internally to help us develop more fine-tuned faculty development. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know. Point your browser here to take the survey (3-5 minutes we̵
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Civil Rights Film Series

The Ethnic Media Collective presents the Civil Rights Film Series. The series commemorates the historic events of Freedom Summer 1964 as well as Queens College faculty, staff, and students who served in that struggle. Dates: Monday, March 10: Night Catches Us (2010), Dir. Tanya Hamilton, 90 min. Monday, March 17: American Revolutionary (2013), Dir. Grace Lee, 82 min. Monday, March 24: Let the Fire Burn (2013), Dir. J
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Experiential Learning Lunch, Wednesday, March 5, 2014

You are invited to lunch to discuss active learning in the classroom.  Share your own strategies for engaging Queens College students and hear from colleagues across many disciplines about what works in their classes. Date: Wednesday March 5, 2014 Time: 12:15pm-1:30pm Location: President’s Conference Room #1, Rosenthal Library. Lunch will be provided by the Queens College Center for Teaching and Learning. This
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New Faculty Orientation, Jan. 29, 2014

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http://bit.ly/ProgramNForientationS14

ANNOUNCEMENT

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.

Wednesday, January 29 (3-5pm), 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
  • 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 January 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.

To help us better plan the event, please RSVP at http://bit.ly/RSVPfacultyorientationS14.

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. (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.

Adjunct Teaching Circle, Call for Participants by Jan. 7, 2014

The Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching and Learning invite all adjunct faculty to contribute to a new blog: Adjunct Teaching Circle. Adjunct faculty are part of the Queens College community and major contributors to the academic achievements of our students.  However, it is not easy for adjuncts to find time to exchange ideas on teaching experiences.  This blog aims to provide a virtual space, where ad
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