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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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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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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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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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NSSS: Student practice talks for upcoming conferences
The Natural Science Seminar Series is pleased to York College student (TBA) practice talks for several upcoming conferences.
Located in Members / Arne Christensen
Call for Proposals: York College Symposium on Teaching and Learning with Technology 2014
As more and more instructors integrate technology into their classrooms, a wealth of knowledge is being generated about innovative ways to use technology to improve learning. A symposium will provide a platform to share these ideas and experiences and to contribute to the growing body of work on how to design and develop teaching and learning facilitated by technology in the classroom, be it face-to-face, online or hybrid.
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Spring 2014 Faculty Learning Community Invitation
CETL invites full-time faculty members to participate in a faculty learning community (FLC) which will meet 6-7 times during the spring 2014 semester to discuss learning-centered teaching.
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Helping Students Engage with Primary Literature in the Sciences: Motivation and Methods
Panel with Elizabeth Alter, Biology, Emmanuel Chang, Chemistry, Emily Davidson, Health Professions, Rob Duncan, Behavioral Sciences, & Ian Hansen, Behavioral Sciences. Sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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NSSS: Dario Stacchiola - Catalysis and the nature of mixed-metal oxides at the nanometer level
The Natural Science Seminar Series is pleased to present Dario Stacchiola from the Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory for a talk entitled "Catalysis and the nature of mixed-metal oxides at the nanometer level."
Located in Members / Arne Christensen