SoTL Forum 2018

Friday, November 9 • 10:15 am – 2:30 pm • Fiterman Hall, 13th floor


Program Overview

10:15 am – 10:30 am Registration and Coffee
10:30 am – 11:00 am Welcoming Remarks from President Wilks
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Panel Discussion –  SoTL Research from Question to Design
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions


Program Details


Registration and Coffee


Welcoming Remarks

John Beaumont, Teaching Academy Director
BMCC President Karrin Wilks


Concurrent Session 1

Room 1 Room 2
Promoting Visual Literacy in Science Education
Daniel Rangel Torres (Science)
The Allure of Play: Adding Engagement and Deep Learning to our Exercises
Joe Bisz (English)



Concurrent Session 2

Room 1 Room 2
How to Increase Student Success with Video Assistance in Science Labs while Teaching Hybrid Courses
Canan Karaalioglu (Science)
Researching Curriculum and Pedagogy in Co-requisite Course Structures
Sharon Avni and Heather Finn (Academic Literacy and Linguistics)



Panel Discussion

SoTL Research from Question to Design
Kathleen Offenholley (Mathematics)
Kelly Secovnie (English)
Oksana Vorobel (Academic Literacy and Linguistics)
Facilitated by Sharon Avni (Academic Literacy and Linguistics)


Concurrent Session 3

Room 1 Room 2
False Cognates: Are They Really our Students’ Friends?
Evelin Gamarra-Martínez (Modern Languages), Luis González-Urbina (Science), and Andrew Sanfratello (CUNY K-16 Initiative)
Teachers, Texts, and Students: Questioning Mundane Moments
Christine Jacknick (Academic Literacy and Linguistics)

Concurrent Session 4

Room 1 Room 2
Implementing Service-Learning Research into Developmental Reading Courses
Patrick Flink and Timothy Leonard (Academic Literacy and Linguistics)
Is It Important for All Students to Have a Front Row Seat? 
Revathi Iyengar (Science)




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