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.
Technology Accessibility: A Curriculum Enhancement Training Session for CUNY Faculty
October 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
This half-day curriculum enhancement workshop is intended for CUNY faculty in computer science, programming, media studies, digital design, and other areas where principles of universal design are relevant. Facilitated by CUNY’s Web Accessibility Fellow in the Office of Academic Affairs, the session will cover basic concepts of accessibility as pertains to design and web development; guidance for incorporating related modules into course syllabi; and the value of accessible design skills for students seeking careers in the technology industry. The training session will aim to:
Raise awareness around disability, assistive technologies, digital accessibility and the various tools and resources that are available to support accessible design and development work.
Incorporate modules, exercises, and assignments into course syllabi in order to provide students with technical skills for developing digital content that incorporates principles of universal design and is compliant with WCAG.
Highlight the existing/future job market for trained designers, and developers with working knowledge of accessibility standards.
Visit the official event site.Applications will be accepted now through October 15th
For Additional Information
Visit the official site or contact Alyssa Vine in CUNY’s Office of Academic Affairs with any questions: email@example.com