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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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Snowy Day Back Up Plan

How do you make up class sessions when you and your students can't get to campus?
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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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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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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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