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.
Baruch College CTL Presents: Open-Source Digital Tools for Teaching March 2022 Seminar
March 4, 2022
The Open-Source Digital Tools for Teaching seminar, hosted by the Baruch Center for Teaching and Learning, offers faculty an opportunity to discover and develop skills with technologies that will build engagement among students and faculty in and out of the classroom space. We’ll discuss the affordances of openly-licensed and accessible digital platforms that diversify opportunities to learn. Faculty who are open to learning new digital tools are welcome to participate in the seminar and are eligible to earn a certificate of completion in one of two possible tracks.
Introductory Session Wednesday, March 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Online) and Track 1 Workshop: Tools for Faculty-Created Materials Wednesday, March 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Online) ———or——— Track 2 Workshop: Tools for Student-Created Materials Wednesday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Online) + plus one additional lab hour with a facilitator-partner
All CUNY Faculty/Staff are welcome. Participants who fulfill these attendance requirements and who create an artifact demonstrating a working proficiency in the use of one or more open-source tools will receive a certificate of completion for the seminar. Participation is unpaid.
This seminar is supported by CUNY Central OAA’s Innovative Pedagogy (IP) Working Group and the campuses’ Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTLs). It is led by Baruch CTL staff members Shiraz Biggie, Seth Graves, Pamela Thielman, and Katherine Tsan. For questions, please reach out to Katherine.Tsan@baruch.cuny.edu.