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Mindfulness, Fall 2015

Mindfulness practice can empower people personally and professionally as well as be a great stress reducer.
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New Faculty Orientation, Fall 2015

PRESENTATIONS PREZI PRESENTATION 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, same program on: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:30pm-4:30pm Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 3pm-5pm President’s Conference Rooms 1 and 2, on the 5th floor of Rosenthal Library. Representatives from around ca
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Call for nominations/self-nominations to serve on Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee

The Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee has announced a call for nominees to serve on the committee. There are two faculty positions open. All faculty members (adjuncts and full-time faculty) are encouraged to apply. The Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee consists of two faculty members or one faculty member and one member of the Higher Education Officer series (HEO), and two student members. One faculty membe
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Quantitative Reasoning across the Curriculum, 2015-2016

The Center for Teaching and Learning is accepting faculty applications for the development of assignments that will infuse quantitative reasoning skills throughout the curriculum during the 2015-2016 academic year. Support includes: $800 stipend for participating in 3 workshops on September 18, October 9 and January 21 addressing the learning objectives and pedagogy of QR instruction. Staff support during Fall 2015 f
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Scan Paper Exams Without Scantron Machines

Join The Center for Teaching and Learning for a hands on introduction to Exambler, an exam management platform. Eli Attias, the founder of Exambler, will be at Queens College to present the system for creating, grading, and reporting your exams with seamless ease. Convert your paper Scantron exams to digital format and learn how to navigate the application’s dashboard. Exambler’s key features include: Anti-cheat scra
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Course Evaluations have begun for Fall 2015

Fall Data will be released to faculty in January. Please take the time to encourage your students to contribute evaluations for all of the courses.  Course evaluations are an essential aspect of our assessment activities. Professors asking students to evaluate has been the most effective method by a large margin. There are several ways to encourage your students to fill out their evaluations. Incentives Threshold Inc
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Syllabus Bootcamp June 2015

An intensive workshop on the essential elements of course design. Faculty from all disciplines and levels are invited to participate
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Mollie Stone Music Workshops

As the Year of South Africa draws to a close, we are delighted to welcome Mollie Stone, expert in choral music from South Africa, for a two-day residency at Queens College. Join us in one, or two, or all three of the workshops she will be leading on April 28 and April 29. Linguistic and Musical Diversity in South Africa Tuesday, April 28 4:45-6:30 PM Music Building, Room 264 Using choral music, this workshop will pro
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Theatre Techniques to Improve your Teaching, Fall 2015

Updated September 8, 2015 A Mini-Course for Faculty The Center for Teaching & Learning is pleased to offer, for the fourth year in a row and back by popular demand, a special opportunity for Queens College faculty: a mini-course on theatre techniques and their applicability to teaching, to be offered in Fall 2015, taught by Professor Susan Einhorn, Director of the Acting Program, Department of Drama, Theatre, and
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What Does It Take to Graduate in Four Years? April 27, 2015

Of the undergraduate students who attend college full-time, only 39% complete their bachelor’s degree in four years (Digest of Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/). In order to better serve you, as a student, Queens College needs your feedback to revise its curriculum and improve the support services you receive to help you graduate in four years. Join your fellow students and other representat
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