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From: Allison Lehr Samuels, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
Here’s what’s happening at the Center for Teaching and Learning This Week:
CTL Conversations: “Data and Privacy in the Classroom”
Wednesday, February 22, 4:00-5:00pm, NVC 14-266
What kind of data do we collect on our students in the course of developing our assignments and curriculum? How and where is this information being stored? When does our request for personal reflection and disclosure become intrusive? Who has access to the work that is being done by our students in our classes?
Faculty are welcome to drop in and leave at any point during the session. Refreshments available. RSVP appreciated but not necessary.
Workshop: “Strategies for Active Learning”
Monday, February 27, 3:00-4:00pm, NVC 14-270
Active learning (sometimes called student-centered learning) is an instructional method that focuses on building skills, competencies, and critical thinking abilities by engaging students in active behaviors in classroom. This workshop will introduce faculty to several active learning techniques and allow time for attendees to develop a lesson plan that incorporates these strategies. Please click here to RSVP.
Wednesday, March 1, 4:30-6:00pm, NVC 14-270
Thursday, March 2, 12:30-2:00pm, NVC 14-280
Join faculty across Baruch and our Writing Program in an informal discussion on how to engage with “fake news” in our classrooms. How do we define and talk about so-called fake news? What are concrete activities and assignments we can share across disciplines that teach students how to evaluate and cite sources ethically and effectively? How do we teach students the skills to navigate sources in the classroom and beyond?
Also of Interest.…
PBS Documentary “Race: The Power of an Illusion, Episode 1”
Thursday, February 23, 12:45-2:15pm, NVC 2-125
A group of Baruch staff and faculty are building a working group at Baruch based on anti-racist principles. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to their presentation of the PBS documentary “Race: The Power of an Illusion” for Black History Month at Baruch.
Light refreshments will be provided. Film starts at 12:45pm sharp, and is one hour in length. There will be time for discussion afterwards. If you have any questions, please contact:
Elizabeth Merrick: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristy Perez: email@example.com
Wendy Heyman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Plochocki: email@example.com
Bill Ferns: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here and scroll down to find a list of other events across CUNY.
If you have any questions, contact Allison.Lehr-Samuels@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646.312.2069.
Allison Lehr Samuels
Director, Baruch Center for Teaching and Learning
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