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February 2018

Online Seminar – The Flipped Classroom: Strategies to Overcome Student Resistance and Increase Student Engagement

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Online Seminar Description: Explore strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students. Find out how to identify the reasons that some students resist the flipped classroom model and how you can address those challenges to increase the likelihood that they will come to class prepared. Length: 60 Minutes This online seminar will be available Thursday, 02/22/18 at 2:00 p.m. until Thursday, 03/01/18 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often…

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March 2018

Online Seminar – An Integrated Approach to Student Exams

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Online Seminar Description:  Discover simple strategies you can use every day, whether online or in the classroom, to ensure exams are not simply perceived as grade-generating mechanisms but instead recognized as enriched learning tools that will have a significant impact on student success. Length: 60 Minutes  This online seminar will be available Friday, 03/2/18 at 2:00 p.m. until Friday, 03/16/18 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as often as you like, and on your own schedule. During Online…

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Self-Assessment using Smartphones (Hands-On Workshop)

March 7 @ 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:  This hands-on workshop explores the use of the smartphone video capability as a selfreflection learning tool. By video recording themselves, students become actively aware of their learning, and start developing their ability to self-assess their progress with the help of instructor’s designed rubrics. This video recording modality allows students to see themselves while learning a new skill, and develop their capacity of self-directed study. In addition, student’s video assignments can be uploaded to Blackboard using the Panopto…

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HTI- Question authority(?): How do we talk to students about whom to trust?

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: C-559 Description:  What do you want your students to know about how knowledge is created in your discipline?  How do you stay abreast of new developments and ongoing debates in your field as a scholar (and what do you tell students about your own discernment process)? What skills do you want your students to develop so they can evaluate information as critical thinkers both in your class and after the semester is over? About the Instructors: Haruko Yamauchi is…

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Developing a Safe Navigation Map for your Tenure Track Years

March 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: FDR Description:  Assessment of needs; mapping curriculum contributions over time; getting involved on campus; faculty to faculty mentoring; planning for publication; overview of the P&B structure and role. About the Instructor:  -Nelson Nuñez-Rodríguez is Professor of Chemistry, Unit Coordinator at Natural Sciences Department, and former Director of Center for Teaching and Learning at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. He also serves as Faculty Fellow for assessment and diversity reporting to the institution provost. His…

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Road to Promotion

March 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: FDR Description: Developing your credentials to promotion from the tenure track years. About the Instructor:  Nelson Nuñez-Rodríguez is Professor of Chemistry, Unit Coordinator at Natural Sciences Department, and former Director of Center for Teaching and Learning at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. He also serves as Faculty Fellow for assessment and diversity reporting to the institution provost. His current scholarship explores ways to develop scientific skills in urban college students. He received a Bachelor…

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Online Seminar: Student Entitlement: Truth, Fiction, or Some of Both

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Online Seminar Description: Discover what the research has documented about the extent of academic entitlement. Is it associated with certain personality characteristics? Does it result from approaches taken to parenting? Are the attitudes cultivated in earlier educational experiences? Is there widespread agreement as to what it looks like when college students are acting and sounding entitled? Length: 60 Minutes  This online seminar will be available Tuesday, 03/20/18 at 2:00 p.m. until Thursday, 03/29/18 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the…

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Awakening Your Passion 2nd and 3rd Year Faculty

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: C-559 Description: Discussing your research and service interest; mapping a path to publication; documenting your work in curriculum, service, and research. About the Instructor:  Nelson Nuñez-Rodríguez is Professor of Chemistry, Unit Coordinator at Natural Sciences Department, and former Director of Center for Teaching and Learning at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. He also serves as Faculty Fellow for assessment and diversity reporting to the institution provost. His current scholarship explores ways to develop scientific…

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April 2018

Online Seminar: Motivate, Engage, and Inspire: Tips for Teaching Modern Learners

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Online Seminar Description: Identify the teaching methods that work best for modern learners, including several strategies to better engage and motivate your Millennial students. You'll learn the five new R’s: Research, rationale, relaxed, rapport, and research-based methods. Delve in-depth into each “R” and why each one is critical to helping your modern students succeed. Length: 60 Minutes This online seminar will be available Monday, 04/10/18 at 2:00 p.m. until Tuesday, 04/18/18 at 11:00 a.m. You can view the seminar as…

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HTI-Media Literacy and Civic Responsibility in an Age of Misinformation

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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Room: C-559 Description:  Faculty will explore how to help students evaluate, use, and ethically disseminate information in an age when mis- and disinformation are rife, and consider how media consumption and students' online experiences intertwine with their academic lives and their civic responsibility. We will also discuss the tension between encouraging students to think critically about information sources--and to question traditional forms of authority--and cautioning them against an unconstructive cynicism and blanket distrust. About the Instructor: Lisa Tappeiner is an…

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