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Portuguese: Winter and Spring 10-session mini-courses

By popular demand, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures are offering two more 10-session mini-courses, free for Queens College faculty and staff, on Portuguese language and Brazilian culture, with a focus on pronunciation and communication through oral activities, music, and videos. Introduction for beginners, January 2014. Class will meet 6 to 8pm on: Monday-T
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Syllabus ‪Bootcamp, January 6–10, 2014: Call for Participants‬

The Center for Teaching & Learning will be offering an intensive workshop on the essential elements of course design, the week of January 6 – January 10. Faculty from all disciplines and levels are invited to participate, but we especially encourage participation from faculty teaching Gen Ed or Gateway-to-the-Major courses. We are calling this a syllabus bootcamp, because the syllabus is the ideal launching
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Workshop: Using Blackboard Collaborate for Lecture Capture, Dec. 18, 2013

The fourth and last session in CTL’s Blackboard workshop series will introduce you to Collaborate. Learn how to use this tool for lecture capture. Date: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm Location: Razran Hall, Room 360 (Faculty Development Lab) Queens College To register, go to: http://tinyurl.com/bbw-collaborate Important note: to take part in hands-on activities, you will need access to Blackboar
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CUNY Blackboard Update Training, December 2 & 4, 2013

CUNY Blackboard Learn Course Delivery Update Training – SP7 to SP 13 Presented by Dr. Craig Agneberg, Bb Functional Consultant/Trainer Join the Center for Teaching and Learning as we log on to the CUNY Blackboard Update Training sessions. Note: this is not a hands-on workshop. We will join the webcast sessions in Razran Hall, Room 360 (Faculty Development Lab). Register at: http://goo.gl/wBNq1P Day 1 (Monday, Dec. 2)
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Workshops on Engaging Large Classes 3: Experiential Learning Strategies – Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

This is the third of three workshops that will help you design your class to more effectively engage your students. The workshop will be run by Dr. Holtzman from the Department of Biology. She regularly teaches classes of over 150 students. December 9th: Large Classes 3: Experiential Learning Strategies Register at: http://tinyurl.com/LCQDec9 Date: Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 Time: 12:15pm-1:30pm Location: Queens Hall, Room
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Theatre Techniques to Improve your Teaching

The Center for Teaching & Learning is pleased to offer a special opportunity for Queens College faculty: a mini-course on theatre techniques and their applicability to teaching, to be offered in Spring 2013, taught by Professor Susan Einhorn, Director of the Acting Program, Department of Drama, Theatre, and Dance. Deadline to apply: Friday, December 6, 2013. Application Form: http://goo.gl/wDxIIQ
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Innovation with… and without technology: A teaching & learning showcase, May 3 2013

Innovation with… and without technology: A teaching & learning showcase Join the Center for Teaching & Learning and a group of Queens College faculty (and their students) for a showcase of innovative teaching practices and engaging learning experiences. May 3, 2013 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Location: Patio Room at Queens College (south side of Dining Hall, across from Klapper Circle) Program 9:30 am Breakfast
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Adjunct Colloquium: Adjunct Health Care Coverage, Nov. 18, 2013

  Important links: PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund: http://psccunywf.org/ PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund Benefits Bulletin Fall 2013 http://psccunywf.org/media/118086/benefitsbulletinfall2013.web.pdf FAQ documents about adjunct health care coverage can be found from PSC’s site on MyQC (login required): https://myqc.qc.cuny.edu/AdminServices/PSC/Welfare%20Fund/Welfare%20Fund%20Landing.aspx Announcement: As an adjunct, what he
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Engaging Large Classes: Brown Bag Lunch – Monday, Nov. 11, 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 and an informal discussion that will help you design your class to more effectively engage your students. While you can attend an
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Cancelled: Mindfulness Workshops Fall 2013

The remaining Mindfulness Workshops for Fall 2013 have been cancelled. They will resume in the Spring. Please watch this space for announcements.  
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