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September 2017

Team-Based Learning

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: C-559 Description: “This interactive workshop will introduce the participants to Team-Based Learning by engaging them in the seven essentials of the teaching methodology. By example, they will learn to form groups effectively, engage in an opening activity geared to review material that they covered for a homework assignment, and work on a collaborative project. The participants will incorporate Team-Based Learning in their syllabi and present the lesson to the participants."   About the Instructor:  Sandy Figueroa is an Assistant…

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Wake them Up! Engaging Students in the 21st Century Classroom

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - November 2 @ 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: Online Description:  Learn strategies to help you achieve performance targets while also restoring student engagement through a variety of practical, actionable teaching techniques. Length: 60 Minutes  This online seminar will be available Monday, 09/25/17 at 2:00 p.m. until Monday, 10/2/17 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often as you like, and on your own schedule. During Online Seminar, the presenter speaks on a topic in his or her area of expertise. Online Seminars are presented on…

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Andragogy – Putting the “Adult” in Teaching and Learning

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: B-413 Description:  We often use the term, “pedagogy” within the scope of our practice in general academia. But the actual practice of this method is often misrepresented in higher education. In this informative session, the proper term, “andragogy” will be defined in its distinctions from pedagogy. The origin and evolution of andragogy will be explored, as well as the use of strategies for designing learning activities within our course work.  Experiences for adults using the tenets of andragogy will be examined in its application of enhancing student…

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October 2017

Effective Writing Assessment in the Online Classroom

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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  Room Online  Description:  Discover a fresh look at how you can help students sharpen their writing and function at a higher level of competence in an online community of learners. Length: 60 Minutes  This online seminar will be available Tuesday, 10/03/17 at 2:00 p.m. until Monday, 10/9/17 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often as you like, and on your own schedule. During Online Seminar, the presenter speaks on a topic in his or her area of…

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Connecting with Students in Large Section Classes

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room Online  Description: Large classes are an unpleasant fact of life on many college campuses. The challenge of teaching hundreds of students at a time in a single, lecture-style setting can be daunting. This online seminar—presented by Dr. Anthony Sweat of Brigham Young University—will reveal practical techniques for reaching your pedagogical goals in large classes. Length: 60 Minutes This online seminar will be available Tuesday, 10/10/17 at 2:00 p.m. until Tuesday, 10/17/17 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar…

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Fake News, Fake Foods and Food Intake Guidelines!

October 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: C-559 Description: Very so often you hear some kind of food fraud scandals involving food ingredients, foods offered at supermarkets or served at restaurants. We're going to discuss some shocking truth surrounding fake foods, how to avoid them and where to go for reliable information. Also, we will discuss appropriate food intake and recommendations.   About the Instructor:  Iris Mercado Born and raised in P. R. where she received a BA in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of…

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Learning Assessment Techniques: How to Integrate New Activities that Gauge What and How Well Students Learn

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room Online  Description: Learn techniques that will help improve your teaching and your students' ability to learn more effectively. Develop a framework you can use to better identify goals for your students, along with strategies to help them achieve those goals. Length: 60 Minutes This online seminar will be available Wednesday, 10/18/17 at 2:00 p.m. until Tuesday, 10/24/17 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often as you like, and on your own schedule. During Online Seminar, the…

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Session 1: Learning with Your Eyes Closed (Hands-on-Activity)

October 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: C-452 Description: In Session 1, we will experience firsthand sensory learning techniques, and then brainstorm ideas to start developing new learning activities with eyes closed. This hands-on workshop explores what happens when we learn something with our eyes closed. Expect to participate in a series of practices, including visualization and meditation techniques, kinesthetic practice with eyes closed, and more. Workshops will be held in the Piano Room, and music keyboards will be used as a learning tool for some…

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Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room Online Description: Gain important insights into the ways you can create a classroom environment and a pedagogical approach that are responsive to the needs of all students and that contribute to an environment of mutual esteem and respect. Length: 60 Minutes This online seminar will be available Wednesday, 10/25/17 at 2:00 p.m. until Tuesday, 10/31/17 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often as you like, and on your own schedule. During Online Seminar, the presenter speaks…

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November 2017

Universal Design for Learning: How to Improve Satisfaction and Retention for Students at All Learning Levels

November 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room Online  Description: You’ll learn how UDL helps improve the interactions you have with students and how those improvements can increase student retention, persistence, and satisfaction across all kinds of learners. Length: 60 Minutes This online seminar will be available Wednesday, 11/01/17 at 2:00 p.m. until Tuesday, 11/14/17 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often as you like, and on your own schedule. During Online Seminar, the presenter speaks on a topic in his or her area…

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      475 Grand Concourse
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