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.
Transformative Learning in the Humanities: Voice and Vulnerability in the Transformative Classroom with Kiese Laymon
November 9, 2022
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 the discussion, Laymon will be in conversation with TLH Faculty Co-Directors Shelly Eversley (Baruch College) and Matt Brim (College of Staten Island), covering topics such as Black studies, Queer studies, and memoir. There will be ample time for open Q&A at the end of the hour. All CUNY faculty, students, and staff are welcome to join.
Accessibility: ASL interpretation and live CART transcription will be provided.