Curating Engagement with Your Online Class

“I am ZOOMed out”… “I just CANNOT be online for so many hours in a row”.  “I feel like I’m talking to a void”… “I can’t tell if my students are understanding”. Engaging your hybrid and online course has been an ongoing discussion and source of frustration for faculty and students. Our in-person engagement strategies are often not possible or ineffective in the online environment. How can we create engagin
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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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An Introduction to Manifold, May 8

The Queens College Center for Teaching & Learning presents An Introduction to Manifold led by Krystyna Michael, Graduate Center. This presentation introduces Manifold, an intuitive, collaborative, open-source platform for scholarly publishing. Using Manifold, instructors can publish dynamic course editions of public domain texts and open educational resources along with supplementary notes, files, images, videos,
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The Fulbright Scholar Experience, March 30, 2017

The Center for Teaching & Learning cordially invites you to learn more about the Fulbright Scholar Experience with Fulbright Scholars, Dr. Amy Werbel and Dr. Nur Uddin Ahamad.
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Wiki-Women’s Edit-a-thon, March 29

version 1 by Nohat (concept by Paullusmagnus); Wikimedia. (CC BY-SA 3.0)   This Women’s History Month, please join us for the Wiki-Women’s Edit-a-thon! We will be editing and creating articles on women, especially women of color, and particularly women in dance, literature, film, music, and the visual arts. Beginners are welcome! We will provide: An introduction to editing Wikipedia Suggested information resourc
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Professional Development for Instructors of Math 115 & Math 122, August 26

A professional development opportunity for instructors scheduled to teach Math 115 and Math 122.
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Discussion: Globalizing the Curriculum at Queens College, May 12

Queens College is committed to providing a global education for our students.
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Teaching and Learning Lunch Discussion: Cross-departmental collaboration, April 19

Collaboration across multiple departments leads to some unique and inspiring classes. Let's talk about official and unofficial teaching collaborations between faculty in different departments.
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Circular Teaching Squad Discussion: Teaching students how to learn, March 22, 2016

Let’s discuss the ways in which we teach students HOW to learn.  What do you currently do to teach students to take ownership of their learning?  Should we teach in a more explicit way the methods and philosophy of learning?  Bring examples from your teaching, your experience, and your thoughts to our next lunch discussion on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.  Come for the whole time, or feel free to drop in when you ca
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PDF creation and editing tools

Do you need to create a PDF file? Combine two or more PDF files? Rotate the pages? You could spend a few hundred dollars on software that does all that and more. This month's Teaching & Learning Tip introduces you to a few free or low cost alternatives for making PDF files, using your departmental photocopier, your computer, or even your smartphone.
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