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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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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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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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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Workshop: Using Blackboard for Grading, Nov. 13, 2013

Don’t sweat the grading season! Come learn about features like the Grade Center and Rubrics. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm Location: Queens Hall, Room 325, 65-21 Main Street, Queens College (http://goo.gl/maps/wf5kw) To register, go to: http://tinyurl.com/bbw-grading Directions by bus From Jewel Avenue and Main Street: College Pt via Main St via 20th Ave Bound Q20A College Pt via Main St
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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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