CETL Calender & Events Spring 2010

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. 2/17/10
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. LB 14
Service Learning
Faculty Institute
CETL & Service Learning 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/
Fri. 2/19/10
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. H 347
Pedagogy Seminar Series
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session One: Best Practices in Instructional Technology?
“Designing Technology-Integrated Instruction & Assessment” This four part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop technology-integrated teaching and learning materials across the curriculum.
Wed. 2/22/10
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. QCC Art Gallery Theater
IE Film series
A Film Series hosted by Queensborough Student Govt Association
Facilitators: NYSYLC
Faculty members are encouraged to attend the screening
Papers (2008)
A film focusing on the challenges of undocumented youth who are over 18 and without legal status.
For more information, please visit: http://www.papersthemovie.com
Wed. 2/24/10
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. H 349
Understanding the Student Veteran
Presenters:
Mark Van. Ells, History
Linda Savino, Counseling Center
Stanley Rustin, Psychologist & Special Asst. to the Vice President of Student Affairs
Michael Rojas, Veterans Center Peer Mentor/Student
The workshop will familiarize QCC faculty with the needs and perspectives of student veterans and education, the services available to veterans, and how faculty can recognize PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) in their veterans. The panel will also include a QCC student veteran who will provide a first hand perspective
Fri. 3/3/10
1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
M 129
Social Sciences Lab
CETL Workshop Series **New**
Developing and Implementing Pedagogical Research
Session One:  Getting Started, Building on Initial Ideas
Presented by
Dr. Cheryl Bluestone
Professor of Psychology, Social Sciences
Session One:  The first session will provide a brief overview of the steps needed to build on your ideas.
* The remainder of the session will focus on working individually and in small groups or pairs to develop a brief background justification section for a project. 
 * Shortcuts and tips in finding  materials.
Fri. 3/10/10
1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
M 129
Social Sciences Lab
CETL Workshop Series **New**
Developing and Implementing Pedagogical Research
Session Two: Where do I go from here?
Presented by
Dr. Cheryl Bluestone
Professor of Psychology, Social Sciences
Session Two: The goal of this session is to continue to build on ideas and rough drafts more deeply.  (***New participants are welcome- A phone appointment prior to the date of the meeting is suggested.) 
**  Sorting out and describing research methods ** Using the methods appropriate to the task: (Qualitative vs. Quantitative methods) **Findings: "Data Analysis"-- Spelling out what I will do with the information I want to collect.  **Institutional Review Board (IRB):  What do I need to do to apply to the IRB? What does "exempt" mean?
Wed. 3/10/10
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. LB 14
IE Film series
A Film Series hosted by
CETL & Inclusive Excellence Committee
Facilitators: QCC Faculty Refreshments will be provided
The Kite Runner (2007) In a country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption.
Click for Details
Fri. 3/12/10
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. H 349
Women's History Month Event- CETL & Inclusive Excellence Committee
The Immigrant Experience in the Works of Contemporary Asian American Women
Presenters:
QCC Faculty & Staff Refreshments will be provided
A woman's immigrant experience is often more difficult than that of her male counterpart due to gender and cultural norms. Being isolated from the American mainstream society because of cultural barriers, numerous Asian immigrant women often remain confined within their households and minority communities.
Wed. 3/17/10
1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
M 129
Social Sciences Lab
CETL Workshop Series **New**
Developing and Implementing Pedagogical Research
Session Three: Putting the pieces together
Presented by
Dr. Cheryl Bluestone
Professor of Psychology, Social Sciences

Session Three: Putting the pieces together

** Filling in the details: Review of prior steps as applicable to your work in progress.

** Making your project suitable for IRB application

** Where can I successfully publish my research?

Wed. 3/17/10
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
H 349
Women's History Month Event: CETL & Inclusive Excellence Committee
Women's Issues in Higher Education: An Overview of the challenges faced by women in Higher Education
Refreshments will be provided
Guest Presenter:
Dr. Carolyn A. Brown
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy The Graduate School of Education , Fordham University
Tue. 3/23/10
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. L 302
“Using the QCC/CUNY Libraries for teaching & Research”
An Overview of the CUNY-Wide resources available to QCC faculty
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. 3/26/10
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. H 347
Pedagogy Seminar Series:
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Two-
Teaching with Technology
“Designing Technology-Integrated Instruction & Assessment” This four part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop technology-integrated teaching and learning materials across the curriculum.
Wed. 4/7/10
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm H 349
“What a Difference a Fulbright Makes!”
Presenter:
Dr. Meg Tarafdar, Acting Coordinator, CETL Refreshments will be provided
Fulbright Scholar grants offer international opportunities to community college faculty and administrators. In this session, QCC Fulbright grantee will share some helpful tips about applying for a U.S. Scholar Grant for international teaching and research.
Fri. 4/9/10
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CETL- L 314
Pedagogy Seminar Series:
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Two-Repeat:
Teaching with Technology
“Designing Technology-Integrated Instruction & Assessment” This four part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop technology-integrated teaching and learning materials across the curriculum.
Wed. 4/14/10
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. S 111 & S 112
“Discover Service Learning”
Service Learning & Earth Day Celebration
Hosted by CETL &
The CUE Innovations Project (2009-2010)
Explore the service learning pedagogy
Learn about the Service Learning Resource Center , share your service learning accomplishments, and observe QCC students working on a service learning activity.
Click for Details
Fri. 4/16/10
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. H 347
Pedagogy Seminar Series:
CETL Pedagogy Seminar Series comprised of guest lectures, readings, and seminar discussions
Session Three:
Instructional Technology & Assessment
“Designing Technology-Integrated Instruction & Assessment” This four part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop technology-integrated teaching and learning materials across the curriculum.
Tue. 4/20/10
2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. L 302
“ What do ebooks mean to you? 
An overview of ebook database available to all CUNY students, faculty, and staff. 
Presenter: Dr. Sara Rofofsky Marcus, Electronic Resource/Web Librarian,
Come and explore the ebrary, an ebook database that provides over 46,000 titles.
All you need is an internet connection, a computer, and a CUNY ID card to access the ebooks.   Readings from ebooks can be assigned to students by using links to the specific book(s) provided in course shells (i.e., Blackboard or ePortfolio) or on a website.
Thurs. 4/22/10
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
M 136 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. PS 46 (Alley Pond School )
Earth Day
Celebration of Environmental Activities & Issues Click for Details
Celebrations will be co-hosted by
Student Activities
Student Government
NYPIRG
Wed. 4/28/10
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. S 111
Faculty Presentations of CETL Sponsored Pedagogy Projects Lunch will be served Faculty who received CETL grants to help fund pedagogical projects will present the results of their work.
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Thurs. May 13
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
L 302
RefWorks: Basic & Advanced
Presenter:
Chris Horn, RefWorks Trainer
Basic RefWorks:
This session explores the new RefWorks interface with a thorough introduction to RefWorks functions and instruction methods. Topics include: creating a RefWorks account, importing data, organizing your database, and generating a bibliography. Writ N Cite III is also covered.
Advanced RefWorks:
This session explores advanced citation management, bibliography and endnote production and instruction methods. Topics include: RSS feeds, advanced searching, globally editing references, duplicate searching, backing up an account, and using the output style preview utility.
Fri. 5/14/10
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
H 347
Pedagogy Seminar Series:
Session Wrap Up/Fall Planning: Lunch will be served
“Designing Technology-Integrated Instruction & Assessment” This four part seminar is designed for participants who would like to develop technology-integrated teaching and learning materials across the curriculum.

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