Introduction to PressForward

Room 9204 The Graduate Center, CUNY

By: The Teaching and Learning Center & GC Digital Initiatives @ The Graduate Center, CUNY In this introductory workshop, new users will participate in a hands-on introduction to PressForward. The workshop will cover accessing PressForward from the WordPress Dashboard, adding feeds, selecting content to review, and organizing and publishing curated content. Attendees will also explore

Turning Your Exercises into Games:A Mid-Semester Workshop with What’s Your Game Plan?

CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States

Games and simulations are powerful tools for learning. In this boot camp brainstorm, BMCC’s Prof. Joe Bisz (English) and Prof. Kathleen Offenholley (Mathematics) break up professors and graduate students into design teams whose job is to enhance an exercise with the mechanics of popular board games. This workshop provides a fun introduction to the engagement

Scholarship for the Public Good: Paths to Open Access Online

Open access scholarly literature—roughly, scholarly works that are online and free of charge for all—has developed over the past 20 years from wild idea to widespread reality. Open access journals, books, and repositories are now established parts of the scholarly ecosystem, and many consider near-universal open access to be inevitable.But publishing itself is not cost-free,