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Threshold Concepts
Working from two articles written by Meyer and Land describing threshold concepts (TCs), participants will discuss the characteristics of TCs, work to identify possible TCs in our disciplines, and theorize about the pedagogical supports necessary for students to gain TC knowledge in different levels of courses in the disciplines.
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3rd Annual CETL Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Poster Session
A demonstration of findings and outcomes by 2009-10 Title III Faculty Grant recipients. Sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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Online Learning: More Interaction, Not Less
This panel presentation explores the details of teaching online courses, including how to use instructional strategies and technologies, foster connectedness among students, and deal with challenges that arise.
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Not All Excellence is Expertise: A Panel Discussion of General and Specialized Education
Panelists will consider their own experiences teaching general education courses that encompass many different intellectual disciplines in order to try to define an excellence with respect to knowledge and teaching that is distinct from expertise.
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Re-taken Courses: Justice, Academic Integrity, and Student Success
Participants will consider the pedagogical, justice, and academic integrity issues that arise in the "re-taken course", both for professors and students.
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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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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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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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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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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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