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Blackboard Content Collection & File Sharing
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 8 | Waiting List = 0
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Blackboard’s Content Collection is a file repository that allows faculty to store, manage, and share content. Learn how to use the Content Collection as a virtual hard drive that can be accessed from any computer and Blackboard Course. How to reuse and link contents to any Blackboard course, eliminating the need to go into each course to upload an updated version of the file.

 
Roundtable Discussion Series
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Philosophy Hall, Room B2, 12:00pm -1:30pm
Instructor: Interim President Eduardo J. Martí
Available Seats = 0 | Waiting List = 2
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All Faculty and Staff are cordially invited to attend a roundtable discussion meeting with Interim President Eduardo J. Martí. Bring your lunch/breakfast* and join in a round table discussion on topics concerning BCC, obstacles to excellence, and the strategic plan.

Registration is required. Seating is limited to the first 20 registrants.

*Beverage Service will be provided.

 
Affirmative Action Training for Faculty Searches
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Meister G02, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Instructor: Raymond Gonzalez/Jesenia Minier-Delgado
Available Seats = 21 | Waiting List = 0
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The scheduled Affirmative Action certification training will offer an overview of the CUNY Search Committee guide as well as best practices for those involved in the campus recruitment and selection process. The Affirmative Action certification training will also review important search guidelines that are to be followed by all individuals involved in the hiring of all appointment types. Please be reminded that these efforts are to ensure that the College achieves a level of success and compliance with all aspects of the University’s recruitment and selection process.

 
Blackboard Tests And Pool Manager
Monday, March 9, 2015
, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 10 | Waiting List = 0
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This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to the Assessment function of Blackboard, with a focus on creating /grading tests and using the Pool Manager.

 
Blackboard Tests And Pool Manager
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 10 | Waiting List = 0
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This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to the Assessment function of Blackboard, with a focus on creating /grading tests and using the Pool Manager.

 
Affirmative Action Training for Faculty Searches
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Meister G02, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Instructor: Raymond Gonzalez/Jesenia Minier-Delgado
Available Seats = 3 | Waiting List = 0
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The scheduled Affirmative Action certification training will offer an overview of the CUNY Search Committee guide as well as best practices for those involved in the campus recruitment and selection process. The Affirmative Action certification training will also review important search guidelines that are to be followed by all individuals involved in the hiring of all appointment types. Please be reminded that these efforts are to ensure that the College achieves a level of success and compliance with all aspects of the University’s recruitment and selection process.

 
How to Respond To Student Writing
Thursday, March 12, 2015
, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Yu-Yun Hsieh/ David Bridges
Available Seats = 20 | Waiting List = 0
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This workshop offers faculty practical strategies for responding to student writing. It supports an approach designed to improve student learning of course content and disciplinary thinking by focusing first on the writer's research and ideas, rather than on the formal aspects of a given paper.

 
Excel Formulas and Charts ** (For Faculty & Staff) **
Monday, March 16, 2015
, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 10 | Waiting List = 0
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This workshop will cover the use of basic formulas and functions to perform calculations. Formatting spreadsheets and creating graphical representations of the data in a spreadsheet.

 
Prezi: Ideas Matter ** (For Faculty & Staff) **
Monday, March 16, 2015
, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 9 | Waiting List = 0
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Tired of PowerPoint? Present your content in a new and interactive way using the infinite whiteboard environment of Prezi. Give your students a platform for creative expression and a visually engaging way to share their ideas. And Prezi allows you to access presentations from anywhere without carrying thumb drives or emailing attached files. We'll walk through some key operations, discuss ways to use Prezi in your classes, and talk about what makes this tool so unique.
 
All you need to know about Resource 25
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Philosophy Hall, Room B2, 11:00 am - 12:30pm
Instructor: Loic Y. Audusseau
Available Seats = 19 | Waiting List = 0
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As part of CTLT’s interactive “demystifying” series this brownbag discussion will touch on the below with a roundtable discussion to follow:

  • The BCC / CUNY history of Resource 25; implementation to current use
  • The capabilities of Resource 25; strengths, weaknesses, and stakeholders
  • Any policies or procedures regarding Resource 25
  • Next steps for Resource 25, Live 25, or X25."
 
Google Drive: Work, Share and Collaborate ** (For Faculty & Staff) **
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 10 | Waiting List = 0
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Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive is now the home of Google Docs, a suite of productivity applications, which offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.
 
Google Forms: Create Your Own Survey ** (New) ** (For Faculty & Staff) **
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 9 | Waiting List = 0
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‘Google Forms’ is a useful tool to help you plan events, send a survey, or collect other information in an easy, streamlined way. A Google form is automatically connected to a spreadsheet with the same title. Learn how to send or share a form, collect recipients’ responses automatically in a spreadsheet.
 
How to Create a Flip Classroom in 8 Easy Steps ** (Two Part Workshop) **
Monday, March 23, 2015
, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Instructor: Albert Robinson/ Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 10 | Waiting List = 0
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Instead of lecturing during class and leaving students to figure out assignments on their own at home, flip your class and give students the opportunity for hands-on activities and meaningful learning in class. Not all students learn at the same pace. Allow students to rewind and replay your lectures. Record re-usable video lessons, so you don't have to do it again next year.
 
Writing Across the Curriculum for Developmental Writers
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Instructor: Michael Polesny/David Bridges
Available Seats = 20 | Waiting List = 0
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This one-hour workshop helps faculty in any discipline better understand developmental writing and developmental writers. The workshop presents a brief look into common concerns of developmental writers and common concerns faculty have about developmental writing. This is followed by some practical strategies for marking writing and making assignments clearer. This workshop offers strategies for all faculty, whether they are teaching Writing Intensive courses or not.
 
Scantron: Get Results
Thursday, March 26, 2015
, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Albert Robinson / Delwar Sayeed
Available Seats = 10 | Waiting List = 0
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This 1-hour workshop will provide teachers with an introduction to the Scantron OMR Scanner and automated scoring. It will also provide an opportunity to review assessment data for their own students using the Remark OMR software.
 
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