Transformative Learning in the Humanities: Respect the Process with Dr. Bettina Love

Join us for the first event of the year in our Transformative Speaker Series with Dr. Bettina Love, author of We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom, who will engage us in a pedagogy workshop to transform our classrooms. Through interactive activities, this workshop will help participants examine

CUNY-wide conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Please share widely in your networks so we can support and learn from our CUNY colleagues! We warmly invite you to join us for the first CUNY-wide conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), where faculty across disciplines will be sharing their studies and investigations-in-progress focused on student learning and innovative teaching approaches.

ACERT at Hunter College Presents: Pedagogical Practices that Empower Students

Presenter: Laura Baecher (Curriculum and Teaching) Are you interested in how your teaching can be improved? Are you curious about teaching and learning innovations? How can you turn the efforts you put into improving your instruction into research publications? We invite you to this session that will introduce you to the basics of the Scholarship

Transformative Learning in the Humanities: Voice and Vulnerability in the Transformative Classroom with Kiese Laymon

In this interactive workshop and discussion, Kiese Laymon will share how to help students find their voices as writers and thinkers. He will discuss the role of the transgressive within personal narrative and memoir, exploring the value of vulnerability in transformative work in the classroom. After reading a brief excerpt from his writing to open

ACERT at Hunter College Presents: Ungrading: How it started, how it’s going

Presenters: Amber Alliger (Psychology), Gina Riley (Special Education), Aine Zimmerman (German), Austin Bailey (English) We held our first session on "ungrading" in 2019, and have kept the conversation going during the following years. In 2021, several of us read and discussed the edited volume "Ungrading" together, and had to chance to further discuss with its

An Introduction to Difficult Dialogues in (and out of) the Classroom

In an increasingly polarized country where all of us tend to stay within our own identity groups, how do we strive to transform conflict across difference? What are the skillsets that we need to practice in order to understand conflict and, more importantly, each other? In and out of our classrooms, how can we create

21st Annual CUNY IT Conference

After meeting virtually for two years, we are excited to host the 21st annual CUNY IT Conference in person at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice on December 1-2. We hope you are planning to be there! With a theme of "The Power and Perils of Scripting," we invite you to join us and

Modeling Your Assignments after Your Own Writing Practices

This workshop is designed to support faculty as they reflect on their own approach to writing and use those insights to guide new experiments with student writing assignments. This interactive and discussion-based workshop will begin with a free write about what we do as writers, and then use our reflections to talk about, draft, and/or

Listening Sessions hosted by the Office of Transformation

The Office of Transformation is hosting a series of CUNY-wide “listening sessions” to gather feedback from students, faculty, staff, and employers on the best ways to help CUNY students prepare for their futures. Following is information about the listening session for faculty. CUNY’s Faculty Career Success Fellows have worked for two years gathering information and

The Center for Online Learning and ACERT at Hunter College Present: Week Zero Camp

3-Day Online Event for Faculty (some sessions are optional) Monday, January 9 – Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 10am-12pm and 2-4pm How do you help your students get ready for a new semester? Before the start of the semester rush, join colleagues from across CUNY to build your “week zero" orientation module, where students can find