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Past Events

Nov 15

Assistive Technology for the Blind

Wednesday, November 15, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in Room S612

This presentation will focus on the recent work of Dr. Tang on assistive technology for the blind, including Indoor Mapping Learning and Infrastructure-free Indoor Navigation for the Blind.

Nov 14

Writing Space for Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, November 14, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Bring your laptop or notebook and head to the CETLS for a quiet, dedicated time and space to write. Every Tuesday morning during the Fall 2017 semester.

Nov 13

Going Natural: The Psychological and Health Implications of a Social Media Movement of African American Women Transitioning from Chemically Styled Hair to Natural Textured Hair

Monday, November 13, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

Controversies around hair characteristics influence the self-identities of Black women around the world. This presentation discusses the “going natural” movement, which has been facilitated by social media.

Nov 13

Faculty Research Cooperative FIG Meeting

Monday, November 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

This FIG brings faculty from a variety of disciplines together to discuss, share, and collaborate on specific components of the research process from implementation to publication.

Nov 10

The 1st Annual BMCC SoTL Forum: Teaching as Research

Friday, November 10, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in Fiterman Hall

(Day 1) An opportunity for BMCC faculty to showcase their existing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) work and for faculty new to SoTL to develop their own classroom-based research project.  

Nov 8

CETLS Social Hour

Wednesday, November 8, 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm in Dahlia's Mexican Restaurant - 353 Greenwich St.

Join CETLS and your BMCC colleagues for a social hour at Dahlia's.

Nov 8

Task-based Language Teaching: A Responsible Way to Teach Languages

Wednesday, November 8, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Hudson Room, S249

Professor Tom Means will lead a discussion about task-based language teaching, a pedagogy in which students act primarily as language users, rather than language learners.

Nov 8

Social Justice FIG Meeting

Wednesday, November 8, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

A working group to discuss FIG members' on-going research and academic projects, establish opportunities for scholarly collaborations, exchange pedagogical strategies and best-practices, and schedule speakers - all with an emphasis on social justice issues.

Nov 7

The Faculty Resource Network (FRN)

Tuesday, November 7, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

Find out about professional development opportunities available to BMCC faculty through the Faculty Resource Network, an initiative out of NYU, and hear from BMCC faculty who have participated in FRN activities.

Nov 7

Writing Space for Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, November 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Bring your laptop or notebook and head to the CETLS for a quiet, dedicated time and space to write. Every Tuesday morning during the Fall 2017 semester.

Nov 6

Facebook in the Classroom (November 6 - 19)

Monday, November 6, in Facebook

Join us on Facebook to explore how it can be used in the classroom to engage students. #BMCCSocialEd

Nov 3

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity in the Classroom

Friday, November 3, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in Room 1304 - Fiterman Hall

In this day-long workshop, we'll explore ways of integrating research, scholarship, and creative work into the undergraduate curriculum, drawing on examples from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Nov 1

CUNY Unlimited: Universal Design Strategies and Meaningful Credentialing in the Classroom

Wednesday, November 1, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

Be part of the conversation regarding the development of CUNY Unlimited - a forthcoming CUNY credential for students with intellectual disabilities.

Nov 1

Open/Alternative Educational Resources (OER) and Online Teaching: A Good Match?

Wednesday, November 1, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

Faculty will share their experiences creating and implementing Open/Alternative Educational Resources (OER) for their online and hybrid courses.

Oct 31

Writing Space for Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, October 31, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Bring your laptop or notebook and head to the CETLS for a quiet, dedicated time and space to write. Every Tuesday morning during the Fall 2017 semester.

Oct 27

Geography and Spatial Thinking across the Curriculum: Why Place and Geography Matter

Friday, October 27, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm in S341

Learn about how geographical data can be used in research and teaching across disciplines. Explore how to integrate geospatial activities in your classes.

Oct 26

Classroom Behavior Management: When Ideology and Confrontation Clash in the Classroom

Thursday, October 26, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

Discussion about addressing ideological and/or ethical disagreements in the classroom. We'll be joined by Ian Wentworth, BMCC’s Student Conduct Advisor.

Oct 25

Increasing Student Retention in Online and Face-to-Face College Classes: Strategies and Resources for BMCC Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, October 25, 10:00 am - 11:30 am in CETLS, Room S510D

Find out about the results of a study on student retention conducted at BMCC by presenter Rose Gleicher, and discuss strategies and resources for retaining students in your own classes.

Oct 24

Writing Space for Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, October 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in CETLS, S510D

Bring your laptop or notebook and head to the CETLS for a quiet, dedicated time and space to write. Every Tuesday morning during the Fall 2017 semester.

Oct 19

Grant Seekers: Take a Half-Hour Crash Course on CUNY-Required Research Integrity Training

Thursday, October 19, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in CETLS, Room S510D

A half-hour crash course on the online Responsible Conduct of Research training required of all faculty and staff submitting grant proposals.

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