Faculty Commons, A Center for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship and Service coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of faculty at New York City College of Technology. Faculty Commons adopts a programmatic approach to professional development and operates as a faculty resource and think tank where members collaborate on a variety of projects to shape curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) helps faculty and administrators compete for and win grants that strengthen the intellectual climate and improve the learning environment at City Tech. The office provides notices of grant opportunities and works with faculty and administrators over the life-cycle of a grant – from concept development through close-out.
The Professional Activity Report and Self-Evaluation (PARSE) is the documentation of a faculty member’s accomplishments during each academic year and cumulatively, in the three principal areas of teaching, scholarly and professional growth, and service. The PARSE serves as the basis for the annual evaluation. It is also provides faculty with an instrument to present to departmental and college review committees for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.
This workshop will cover a number of assignment design strategies that emphasize active learning through student writing. Developing effective writing assignments helps students retain and critically think about course content. In this workshop, faculty will have the chance to discuss and enhance their own writing assignments. Where: Zoom. No registration required. Please join us using the
In this workshop, we will suggest critical elements for crafting syllabi for writing-intensive courses and ways to adapt assignments and course practices that help students learn to become better writers. Contact Program Directors:Prof. Samar ElHitt firstname.lastname@example.org or Prof. Nina Bannett email@example.comWAC OpenLab site and email firstname.lastname@example.org
This workshop will guide 4th, 5th, and 6th-year faculty to draft their self-evaluation through self-reflection, guided peer-review, and group discussion. Participants are expected to complete a self-paced workshop and create their draft before working with the WAC team. Contact Program Directors:Prof. Samar ElHitt email@example.com or Prof. Nina Bannett firstname.lastname@example.orgWAC OpenLab site and email email@example.com
This workshop offers strategies for minimizing time spent on grading while maximizing the effectiveness of written comments. Contact Program Directors:Prof. Samar ElHitt firstname.lastname@example.org or Prof. Nina Bannett email@example.comWAC OpenLab site and email firstname.lastname@example.org
Plagiarism can be less obvious than you think, especially in an online environment. This workshop will give you practical information and strategies to ensure your writing assignments are plagiarism-free. Students register in advance for this workshop: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrd-2ppz4sGtLyxj5W4Ybb4nobQYXYqD_0 After registering, a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting will be sent. Message for Faculty Regarding