Contact : Bruce Naples, Executive Director of Academic Computing and eLearning: firstname.lastname@example.org extension 6624
Contact : Meg Tarafdar, CETL Associate Director: email@example.com extension 5161
Queensborough Leads Nation in Innovative use of ePortfolios in Virtual Learning Communities. Since 2007, the Making Connections ePortfolio team at Queensborough Community College has collaborated to develop a set of pioneering strategies to tap into the dynamic potential of the ePortfolio platform to promote student engagement and learning. During the initial phase in the Making Connections project, we focused on mastering ePortfolio’s traditional or static component – the ePortfolio section entitled About Me. However, during the next year’s iteration of our ePortfolio work, we quickly began to explore and develop social pedagogy strategies using Epsilen’s ePortfolio tools. Read more
Faculty participants who attend development meetings and assess integrated learning receive stipends each semester.
Contact : Dr. Kiki Byas, Project Director: firstname.lastname@example.org extension 5530
Faculty participate in general education assessment and best practice discussions in interdisciplinary small groups.
Stipends are available for faculty who submit assessment of student learning.
Contact : Michele Cuomo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: email@example.com extension 6344
A Learning Community is two thematically linked courses taught by two different professors. The same students are in each of the classes. These classes assist students in seeing connections between disciplines, and help them get to know their fellow students and professors. Read more
Stipends are available each semester to faculty who complete the Learning Community Initiative guidelines which includes demonstration of faculty collaboration and assessment of integrated learning.
Contact : Susan Madera, Academic Specialist for High Impact Practices: firstname.lastname@example.org extension 5289
Academic Service-Learning involves class assignments that take students’ work out into the community. Students learn more about the subject they are studying while making an impact outside the classroom, encouraging civic engagement.
Faculty receive stipends to design and implement service learning projects. Read more
Contact : Jo Pantaleo, Academic Service-Learning Project Director: email@example.com extension 5709
Writing Intensive Courses are specifically designed to improve students’ writing ability through all the academic disciplines. Two writing intensive courses are required to graduate.
Stipends are available for semester long Writing Intensive Certification, with an online option.
Contact : Dr. Megan Elias, WI Project Director firstname.lastname@example.org extension 5052