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Past Events

Nov 5

"Stand Up and Speak Out" Social Justice Series: Equity in Education

Thursday, November 5, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in Zoom

Learn about how issues in equity impact all levels of education from elementary school up to the college and university level.

Nov 2

Resilient Teaching Happy Hour

Monday, November 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Zoom

Pour your favorite beverage and come hang out with colleagues!

Oct 20

Creating Community with OpenLab: Create Your Spaces

Tuesday, October 20, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in Zoom

In this hands-on workshop, we'll discuss the features of OpenLab and introduce WordPress. Intended for faculty who have already attended the OpenLab overview.

Oct 20

Bursting Filter Bubbles: Enhancing Student Evaluation of Online Information

Tuesday, October 20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in Zoom

We will develop faculty awareness of filter bubbles and will share activities that can help students recognize their own filter bubbles, so they are better prepared to critically evaluate information in their online environments.

Oct 19

Getting Comfortable with Pronouns: : An Interactive Workshop on Pronouns, Language and Identity

Monday, October 19, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm in Zoom

An opportunity to explore the power of claiming an identity and a discussion of best practices in classrooms. Part of Pride Month.

Oct 19

ADA Accessibility and Learner Support in the Online Classroom

Monday, October 19, 10:00 am - 11:30 am in Zoom

Do you have questions about how the Office of Accessibility operates and faculty’s role and interaction as an education partner?  Questions or concerns about how you can better support student accommodation needs and improve student outcomes? Bring your questions for what is sure to be a lively discussion!

Oct 16

Writing-to-Learn Strategies for Zoom and Blackboard Teaching

Friday, October 16, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in Zoom

Learn how to use Writing-to-Learn strategies to increase student engagement during Zoom class sessions and in Blackboard.

Oct 15

Community Share and Care: Holding and Addressing Student Pain and Struggles

Thursday, October 15, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm in Zoom

Many of us have been hearing devastating stories from our students about their current situations. How do we hold space for their pain, without becoming overwhelmed? What services and resources are available for our students? For ourselves?

Oct 15

Introduction to Teaching on the OpenLab

Thursday, October 15, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in Zoom

Learn about BMCC's new online space for teaching and learning, collaborating on projects, and sharing portfolios.

Oct 14

Breaking the Spin Cycle: Teaching Media Awareness in 2020

Wednesday, October 14, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm in Zoom

Lane Glisson will share her discussion-based disinformation lessons, with an updated focus on credible health sources and the upcoming election. Participants will work collaboratively to discuss lesson plans that they can use in their own classrooms.

Oct 13

"Stand Up and Speak Out" Social Justice Series: Activism

Tuesday, October 13, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in Zoom

Learn about the Black Lives Matter Movement, legal activism, and cyber threats.

Oct 9

Online Teaching Exchange: VoiceThread and FlipGrid

Friday, October 9, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in Zoom

Faculty will demonstrate and discuss their use of VoiceThread and FlipGrid.

Oct 8

OER 101: Exploring Alternatives to Commercial Textbooks

Thursday, October 8, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Zoom

Are you looking for alternative ways to support student access to course materials? Learn about open educational resources (OER) and other no-cost materials.

Oct 8

Scaffolding Assignments

Thursday, October 8, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm in Zoom

Think through ways that you can build your writing assignments and help students reach higher levels of thinking.

Oct 5

Research/Scholarship in Current Times

Monday, October 5, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in Zoom

How are we coping with the impact the pandemic has had on our research? Can we develop some ideas on how to move our research/practice without access to the usual resources?

Oct 2

Honoring Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Friday, October 2, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Zoom

Join the Women's Studies Project FIG to commemorate the memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, reflect on her legacy, and discuss the legal and social ramifications of the upcoming Supreme Court nomination.

Sep 25

Creating Community with OpenLab: Create Your Spaces

Friday, September 25, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm in Zoom

In this hands-on workshop, we'll discuss the features of OpenLab and introduce WordPress. Intended for faculty who have already attended the OpenLab overview.

Sep 22

Community Share and Care: Black Lives Matter in the Classroom

Tuesday, September 22, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Zoom

How can we create space to engage with the Black Lives Matter movement in classrooms in all disciplines?

Sep 21

Budgets 101

Monday, September 21, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Zoom

Planning your budget for your next grant or project. Come away from this workshop with some details and strategies.

Sep 16

Introduction to Teaching on the OpenLab

Wednesday, September 16, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Zoom

Learn about BMCC's new online space for teaching and learning, collaborating on projects, and sharing portfolios.

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