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Learning During Unsettled Times
College Graduates Academic Performance and Recent Experiences in the U.S.
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Ten tips from the Library on how faculty can create better assignments for their students.
Stop the Whining! Effective Grading Practices that Increase Clarity and Decrease Aggravation for Everyone
Faculty will share practices that increase the clarity of their syllabi and grading practices that accurately document student learning - all of which lead to decreased stress and strife for students and faculty. Facilitated by Professors Gila Acker, Social Sciences, Lidia Gonzalez, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Shawn Williams, Health Professions. Co-sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and The Outcomes Assessment Committee.
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The Role of the Instructor in Group Work: More Heads are Better than One
This workshop will explore techniques for implementing effective group learning in the classroom and demystify this important teaching tool by offering concrete methods for achieving productive group work. Facilitated by WAC Writing Fellow Janice Capuana and other WAC Writing Fellows. Sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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Integrating Blogs, ePortfolio, and Assessment into the Majors: Pedagogies and Rubrics in Three Programs
In 2009, a group of faculty at York embraced ePortfolio and blogging as vehicles for students to document their learning, represent their competencies, and strengthen their facility with electronic media. Presenters will share their pedagogies and explore the challenges involved in assessing work in a blog or ePortfolio. Facilitated by Professors Michael Smith, Performing and Fine Arts, and Xin Bai, Teacher Education. Sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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Engaging Students in Classroom Discussion
It is easy to say "get students to participate in classroom discussion." But how does one do that when they offer excuses such as "I have not done the reading"? This panel will offer suggestions based on experiences of teaching across the curriculum in order to give a running start to a discussion among those in attendance. Facilitated by Professors Howard Ruttenberg, History and Philosophy, Mitchell Brodsky, Health and Physical Education, Matthew Corcoran, English, and Ryan Ruby, Philosophy Adjunct Lecturer. Sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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Using Personal Narrative Writing as Pedagogy in All Disciplines
Do personal narratives encourage productive intellectual experiences for writers/readers, or do they serve little purpose beyond intellectual "navel-gazing"? This workshop intends to reconsider the ways in which personal experience is both epistemic and a base for students' academic inquiry. Facilitated by Professors Shereen Inayatulla, English, Tanya Prewitt, Health and Physical Education, and Debbie Rowe, English. Sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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Help Us Help You: Using Library Assistance to Design Course Assignments
York College Library faculty see many of the research projects that students are asked to complete and, because of their expertise, are in a unique position to identify assignments that work well and to help faculty craft assignments that best utilize York College's Library resources. Facilitated by Professors Scott Sheidlower and Sandra Urban, Library. Sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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Teaching Effective Reading Strategies: Helping Students Explore Complex Texts
This workshop will help faculty develop specific reading strategies for students in order to assist them in becoming active, critical and analytical readers across all disciplines. Facilitated by George Fragopoulos, Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Writing Fellow and other WAC Writing Fellows. Co-sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the WAC Program.
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Sound Sensations: Classroom Methods for Speech Training and Learning
Public speakers, ESL teachers, and anyone wishing to communicate with greater clarity of speech, this workshop is for you. Facilitated by Professor Tom Marion, Performing and Fine Arts. Sponsored by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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