CETL Calender & Events Fall 2009

Faculty interested in registering for a CETL Workshop are advised to call extension 5161 or email CETL@qcc.cuny.edu
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Date, Time & Room Workshop Topic Description
Wed. Aug 24, 2009
1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m.
L-349
Service Learning
Faculty Institute
CETL
&
Service Learning Lunch will be served
Faculty development workshop to support Queensborough's service-learning initiative  *Service Learning 101 * Integrating SL in your courses
For information about Service Learning, please   visit The National Service Learning Clearinghouse http://www.servicelearning.org/
Wed. Sept. 2, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Oakland Dining Room

Faculty Presentations:
Pedagogical Projects
Spring 2008 - Spring 2009
Lunch will be provided
Faculty who received CETL and CUE grants to help fund pedagogical projects will present the results of their work
Wed. Sept 9, 2009
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
CETL Office (L 314)
CETL Open House
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Refreshments will be served
How can CETL support your teaching and research?
Become familiar with CETL services for pedagogical research and the scholarship of teaching and learning
Monday 9/14/09
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
L-302
Library Workshop
Presenters:
Dr. Sara Marcus &
Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit
How to access and search a variety of databases; How to access RefWorks; How to create RefWorks account;
How to export citations from the databases with direct export into RefWorks; How to create & organize folders
Tue. Sept. 15, 2009
3:00 p .m.- 5:00 p.m.
L 117
Academic Computing Center
Clickers in the Classroom:
Making Lectures more interactive!
Presented by QCC Faculty
Belle Birchfield, ECET
Karin Gapper, Nursing
Marge Reilly, Nursing Refreshments will be served
Do you want your students to be more engaged? Do you want to *really* know what your students are getting from your class?
Attend this workshop to learn effective strategies for clicker use and leave with clicker questions as well as a personalized flash drive loaded with clicker software.
This workshop is supported by a grant under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 administered by the New York State Education Department.
Wed. Sept. 16, 2009
12:00 p .m.- 1:00 p.m.
CETL Office
Nuts and Bolts for New Faculty
Second year faculty share what they learned during their first year at QCC Lunch will be served
Meet colleagues from across the disciplines and get some tips about thriving during your first year.
Thurs. Sept 24, 2009
11:00 a .m.- 12:00 p.m.
L 302
Incorporating the Use of the Library's Docutek ERes into your Course Curriculum
Workshop conducted by Prof. Peijun (Jeffrey) Jia, Reserve Systems Librarian
What is E-Reserve? How does E-Reserve work?
Why use E-Reserve for your class?
Electronic- Reserve, Blackboard and E- portfolios Copyright issues
Fri. Sept. 24, 2009
9:30 a .m.- 11:00 a.m.
Oakland Dining Room
CON-EDISON Service Learning Breakfast Sponsored by Con Edison
Hosted by CETL & SL Team
Breakfast will be served
Meet faculty & staff to discusss how QCC's service learning program might help address the needs of the community-based organizations (CBOs) and help students in fulfilling their learning objectives.
Fri.Sept 25, 2009
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum (Continued from Spring 2009)
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Topic:
"Teaching through Socratic Questioning"
Lunch will be served
This multi-part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop critical thinking pedagogy and design models for pedagogical research to examine the effectiveness of experimental inquiry, media literacy, collaborative projects, Socratic questioning, and active learning in enhancing student learning outcomes.
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Socratic Questioning PPT
Wed. Sept. 30, 2009
2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
CETL Office
Overview of Research on Learning Styles
Presented by CETL & QCC Faculty
Refreshments will be provided  
This workshop will provide an overview of current research on learning styles and pedagogy. What do we know about different types of learners and how can this knowledge help us to design instruction that reaches more students?
Fri.Oct 2, 2009
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
L 117
Academic Computing Center
Clickers in the Classroom:
Making Lectures more interactive!
Presented by QCC Faculty
Belle Birchfield, ECET
Karin Gapper, Nursing Refreshments will be served
Do you want your students to be more engaged? Do you want to *really* know what your students are getting from your class?
Attend this workshop to learn effective strategies for clicker use and leave with clicker questions as well as a personalized flash drive loaded with clicker software.
This workshop is supported by a grant under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 administered by the New York State Education Department.
Wed. Oct 7, 2009
1:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
H 349
E-Portfolios for Learning & Assessment:
Presented by QCC Faculty Lunch will be provided
Presenters will illustrate some pedagogical uses of eportfolios. Get an overview of strageties for effective eportfolios in the Freshman Academies.
Fri. Oct 16, 2009
10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum (Continued from Spring 2009)
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Topic:
Reasoning & Analysis
Lunch will be served
This multi- part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop critical thinking pedagogy and design models for pedagogical research to examine the effectiveness of experimental inquiry, media literacy, collaborative projects, Socratic questioning, and active learning in enhancing student learning outcomes. Critical Thinking Skills ...
Dimensions of Critical Thinking
Wed. Oct 21, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
H 349
The Writing Code
Video & Discussion
Moderated by:
Dr. Jilani Warsi, Basic Skills Department
Refreshments will be provided
The second program, The Art and the Craft , of the three-part documentary shows the history of writing as a series of revolutions. Viewers learn what, why and how writers write, using clay, stone, papyrus, paper, stylus, quill pen, the Gutenberg press, the typewriter, stenotype, linotype, and now the laptop. http://www.pbs.org/thewritingcode
Fri.Oct 23, 2009
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
H 349
Civic Engagement & Reflection
Workshop Presented by
CETL & Service Learning Refreshments will be provided
This workshop will focus on key strategies to linking civic engagement with classroom learning and students ' community-based experiences. Participants will get a sense of how best to incoporate civic engagement into their own courses.
Wed. Oct 28, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
H 349
Inclusive Excellence Event:
Intercultural Communication Skills
CETL & Inclusive Excellence
Lunch will be provided
Learn how intercultural communication principles can guide the process of exchanging meaningful and unambiguous information across cultural boundaries while preserving mutual respect and minimizing antagonism.
Fri. Oct 30, 2009
2:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
L 313
CETL Office
Pedagogical Research Proposal Workshop
Review the guidelines for the pedagogical Research Challenge Awards at QCC to support research projects on community college pedagogy.
Presented by: CETL & Academic Affairs
Participants will learn about: What is pedagogical research? What are the features of a good project proposal ?  What is the Review Process?  ? How to create a budget justification?
Workshop will be repeated on
Monday, Nov 2- 3:00 p.n. L 313
Wed. Nov 4, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
H 349

Technology Symposium 
Presenters:
QCC Faculty, Staff, Students Lunch will be provided
Participants will showcase effective strategies for using Instructional Technology across the disciplines; Topics: "Faculty and Student Perspectives on Using Clickers"; "Benefits and Challenges of Developing and teaching an Online Course"; "Wiki or Blog--Choosing the Right Collaborative Tool"
Fri. Nov 6, 2009
10:00 q.m.- 1:00 p.m.
H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum (Continued from Spring 2009)
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Topic:
Critical Thinking Assessment Tools
Lunch will be served
This multi- part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop critical thinking pedagogy and design models for pedagogical research to examine the effectiveness of experimental inquiry, media literacy, collaborative projects, Socratic questioning, and active learning in enhancing student learning outcomes.
Wed. Nov 11, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
H 349
Reflections on Contemporary China
Faculty Perspectives Based on
China Study Tours for CUNY Educators & Students
Participants of recent CUNY study tours will share inromation on opportunies for international exchange and study abroad programs in China.
This session will offer a unique journey into China's history, education, and economic development as the key to understanding contemporary Chinese culture
Fri. Nov 13, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
M 136
The 5 th Annual Colloquium on Second Language Acquisition
“A Conversation Analytic Look into Feedback Practices in the Language Classroom”
Guest Speaker: Hansun Zhang Waring, Teachers College, Columbia University
Refreshments will be Provided
This colloquium will appeal to all faculty interested in issues related to second language acquisition and language pedagogy and other faculty teaching in departments directly servicing non-native speakers of English.
More Information about the event
Monday 11/16/09
10 a.m.-11 a.m. L-302
Wednesday 11/18/09
4:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m.
L-302
Library Workshop
RefWorks 3
Presenters:
Dr. Sara Marcus &
Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit
How to lookup and search citations and folders in RefWorks;
How to check for duplicate citations in RefWorks
How to export citations from RefWorks;
How to use Write-n-Cite in text and format paper with endnotes;
How to use RefGrab-It;
How to share bibliographies with others:a) via e-mail; b)  via link; and c) via RefShare
How to use RefMobile - adding and accessing RefWorks from your cell phone;
Mon. 11/30/09
10 to 11 a.m. &
Wed. 12/02/09
4 to 5 p.m.
L-302
Library Workshop
Database Searching & Research Help
Presenters: QCC Librarians
Dr. Sara Marcus &
Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit
Please bring your research topics to the workshops!!
Wed. Dec 2, 2009
2:00 p .m.- 3:00 p.m.
S 111
End of Semester Service Learning Celebration
*Student Reflections* Faculty Reflections
Come celebrate the end of another exciting semester with QCC's Service Learning students, faculty, and staff!!
Fri.Dec 18, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
H 349
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum (Continued from Spring 2009)
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series
Seminar Wrap Up Session Lunch will be served
This multi-part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop critical thinking pedagogy and design models for pedagogical research to examine the effectiveness of experimental inquiry, media literacy, collaborative projects, Socratic questioning, and active learning in enhancing student learning outcomes.

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