CETL Calender & Events Spring 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.Jan 28, 2009
1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
L-349
Service Learning101:
Education in Action
 
Presented by CETL &
The Service Learning Faculty
Lunch will be served
Faculty development workshop to support QCC-ExCEL, Queensborough's service-learning initiative
 
For information    about Service Learning, please   visit
The National Service Learning Clearinghouse
http://www.servicelearning.org/
 
Wed. Feb 11, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LB 14
HOPE:
A Film Series hosted by
CETL & Inclusive Excellence Committee
& The Alpha Gamma Sigma Club
Facilitators:
 
Prof. Amy Traver, Social Sciences
Dr. Arthur Flug, Holocaust Resource Ctr
 
Refreshments will be provided
Freedom Writers (2007) [123 min]
Director: Richard LaGravenese)
Dropped into the free-fire zone of a school torn by violence and racial tension, the young English teacher Erin Gruwell battles an uncaring system in a fight to make the classroom matter in her students lives. Gruwell inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and reclaim their shattered lives. Based on a real life story.
Wed. Feb 18, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
H 349
“Making Excellence Inclusive”
 
Presenter will share AAC &U's Perspective on
Service Learning &
Inclusive Excellence
 
CETL and Affirmative Action
  Lunch will be served
As a strategic initiative at CUNY & QCC, the goal of Inclusive Excellence is to "create a systematic presence of diversity at the core" of the institution.
 
The session will explore the possibilities of publication surrounding the topics related to Service Learning and Inclusive Excellence.
 
Attend this session to learn more…
Fri. Feb 20, 2009
10:00 a .m.- 12:00 p.m.
H 347
Writing Pedagogical Research proposal
 
Presented by
CETL & OAA
Refreshments will be served
This workshop is intended for participants interested in applying for the grants which fund pedagogical research projects. Former grant recipients will provide advice and examples to help participants improve their proposed research projects.
Fri. Feb 27, 2009
10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session One:
“Introduction to Critical Thinking”
 
Lunch will be served
This four 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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Wed. Mar 4, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
H 349
“What Teachers Need to Know about Language”
Moderated by : Dr. Jilani Warsi, Basic Skills Department
In this panel discussion, participants will discuss Fillmore and Snow's paper entitled "What Teachers Need to Know About Language".
Wed. Mar 11, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
LB 14
HOPE:
A Film Series hosted by
CETL & Inclusive Excellence Committee
& The Alpha Gamma Sigma Club
Facilitator:
Dr. Jilani Warsi, Basic Skills Department
  Refreshments will be provided
The Great Debaters (2007)
Director: Denzel Washington
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College , Texas , who boldly challenged the discriminatory Jim Crow laws of the 1930s. 
Professor Melvin Tolson coaches the debate team to a nearly- undefeated season that sees the first debate between U.S. students from white and Negro colleges
Fri. Mar 20, 2009
10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Two:
“Innovative Pedagogies & Critical Thinking”
Lunch will be served
This four 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. April 1, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
H 349
“What a Difference a Fulbright Makes!”
 
Presenter:
Dr. Meg Tarafdar,
Acting Director, CETL
Fulbright Scholar grants offer international opportunities for community college faculty and administrators. In this session, former Fulbright grantee will share some helpful tips about applying for a U.S. Scholar Grant for international teaching and research.
Thurs. April 2, 2009
1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
H 347
The Human Language Series
 
The Writing Code
Video & Discussion
  Refreshments will be provided
“This fast paced, educationally entertaining three-part documentary series explores the origin, history, and art of writing: the greatest invention of humankind.” http://www.pbs.org/thewritingcode
Thurs. April 2, 2009
7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
L 318
“Using the QCC/CUNY Libraries for teaching & Research”
An Overview of the CUNY-Wide resources available to QCC faculty Presented by QCC Librarians
A detailed presentation on using interlibrary loans,  CUNY+   PLUS , CLICS, available library databases, electronic journals and other services  to support your teaching and research
Wed. April 22, 2009
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LB 14
HOPE:
A Film Series hosted by
CETL & Inclusive Excellence Committee
& The Alpha Gamma Sigma Club
Facilitator:
Dr. Margot Edlin, Basic Educational Skills Refreshments will be provided
Lean on Me (1989)
Director: John G. Avildsen
Based on a true story.
  Joe Clark is a tough principal in charge of a sinking school in New Jersey . Clark turns it around and makes it a not so dangerous place for his students. Eventually his successful but unorthodox methods lead to a clash with city officials that threatens to undo all his efforts. [104 min]
Fri. April 24, 2009
10:00 q.m.- 1:00 p.m.
H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Three:
“Assessment of Critical Thinking”
  Lunch will be served
This four 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.
 
TBA “Service-Based Teaching & Learning: Integrating general Education & Practical Skills”
Presenters: Math, Basic Skills, Health, & English
How can we use service-based teaching and learning in classes across the disciplines?
  Learn about types of service based courses, service opportunities, projects/assignments, reflection activities, and assessing learning outcomes in service learning courses.
Wed. April 29, 2009
Rescheduled
Faculty Presentations of CETL Sponsored Pedagogy Projects
Rescheduled: (Sept 2, 2009)
Oakland Dining Room
Faculty who received CETL grants to help fund pedagogical projects will present the results of their work. Rescheduled (Sept 2, 2009)
Mon. May 5, 2009
10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
L 318
“Using the QCC/CUNY Libraries for teaching & Research”
An Overview of the CUNY-Wide resources available to QCC faculty Presented by QCC Librarians
A detailed presentation on using interlibrary loans,  CUNY+   PLUS , CLICS, available library databases, electronic journals and other services  to support your teaching and research
Fri. May 15, 2009
Note: Date Change
10:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
H 347
Critical Thinking Strategies Across the Curriculum
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series
Session Wrap Up/Fall Planning:
  Lunch will be served
This four 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.
Tue. June 2, 2009
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
L 318
Do you need to manage information for writing, research or collaboration ? 
RefWorks is the perfect tool
Presented by QCC Librarians 
Workshop on RefWorks- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
Tue. July 21, 2009
1:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
L 318
Do you need to manage information for writing, research or collaboration ? 
RefWorks is the perfect tool
Presented by QCC Librarians 
Workshop on RefWorks- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

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