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End-of-semester checklist, Fall 2019

An end-of-the-semester-checklist
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Getting Started with a Qwriting Course Site

Create and publish websites for course-related sites, departmental websites, personal journals for students and faculty, research sharing and collaboration.
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How (and Why) to Use Open Educational Resources

By adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) or other zero-cost course materials, you make college more affordable and accessible for all our students.
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Start-of-the-semester checklist, Fall 2019

Get organized with Blackboard, Google Classroom, CUNYfirst and more.
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End-of-semester checklist, Spring 2019

A checklist to help you wrap up the spring semester.
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Best practices for crafting multiple choice questions

Why use multiple choice tests: Faculty use multiple choice questions for different reasons. Some have just a few multiple choice questions along slide short answer or essay questions, other may construct their entire assessment with multiple choice questions.  Multiple choice questions are a good way to quickly determining students basic understand of the class material. They also standardize grading and can be less
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Quantitative Reasoning in Writing

Provide students with a clear demonstration of how to effectively present numbers in context.
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Start-of-the-semester checklist, Spring 2019

Here’s a checklist to help you get organized for teaching as the semester approaches.  If you use Blackboard for course management Make your course available (when it’s ready for viewing!). The default setting for a course shell is “not currently available.” On the home page of your course, look for the padlock icon on the upper right. Click on it to toggle between Make Available and Make Unavailable.If you don’
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End-of-Semester Checklist, Fall 2018

A checklist to help you wrap up the fall semester.
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Bad weather back-up plan

How do you make up class sessions when you and your students can't get to campus? Set up your emergency cancellation contingency plans now, so that when the unexpected comes, you’re ready.
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