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Workshops on Engaging Large Classes 2: Class Management – Monday, Nov. 4, 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 that will help you design your class to more effectively engage your students. While you can attend any single workshop, we would
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Workshop: Blackboard Early Warning System, Oct. 23, 2013

The second session in CTL’s Blackboard workshop will focus on the Early Warning System. Learn how to anticipate problems with academically at-risk students using this Blackboard tool. Date: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm Location: Razran Hall, Room 360 To register, go to: http://tinyurl.com/bbw-earlywarning-23Oct13 Future workshops in this series: Nov. 13: Blackboard Collaborate: Learn how to us
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Workshop – Open Access: The Basics, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Open access is a publishing model in which readers have free access to the full text of scholarly journal articles online.  The open access movement arose in response to the rising costs of academic journal subscriptions, and provides many benefits to scholarly authors, including wider distribution of their work, less lag time between writing and publication, and a greater opportunity to retain the rights to one’s ow
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Workshop: Mindfulness Practice for Professors and Staff, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

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. Wednesday, Oct. 16: Mindfulness Practice for Professors and Staff Practice being present as you move through your day. How can we learn methods to settle the mind, thoughts and projections? Mindful e-mailing will be discussed
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Diversity Projects Development Fund 2013-2014

The Diversity Projects Development group has just released a call for applications for projects that propose: programs support diverse populations underrepresented in academic disciplines; seminars, workshops, or other activities related to diversity or multiculturalism; programs or projects integrating research about underrepresented groups into the curriculum; action programs promoting affirmative action. For the c
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Workshops on Engaging Large Classes: Monday, Oct. 7, 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 that will help you design your class to more effectively engage your students. While you can attend any single workshop, we would
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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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