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Fall 2010 Schedule

Tech Thursdays take place in the Charlotte Frank Classroom, 1203 Hunter East, 12 pm - 2pm.  Please RSVP to edtech@hunter.cuny.edu by the Tuesday before the event.  Many Tech Thursdays are accompanied by a hands-on workshop, scheduled for the following Monday.

Date Topic Presenters
September 16 Video-centered student assignments
Embedding video into your courses for analysis, enrichment, and study
Laura Baecher (Curriculum & Teaching)
Jennifer Samson (Special Education)
September 23 The structured online syllabus
How to turn your Blackboard site into a rich interactive syllabus that helps you teach and your students learn, online or in class
Angelo Angelis (History)
Elaine Gale (Special Education)
Jeanne Weiler (Educational Foundations)
September 27 Workshop Monday:
Designing a structured online syllabus using Blackboard
Alyssa Frome (TTLG)
September 30 Tools for creating and sharing presentations
How faculty have used tools such as Prezi, VoiceThread, and Jing to create narrated presentations to share with their students.
Abigail Jewkes (Curriculum & Teaching)
Daniel Margocsy (History)
October 4 Workshop Monday:
Consultations on tools for creating and sharing presentations
Gina Cherry & Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)
October 7 Publishing research on teaching and learning with technology
Wendy Hayden (English)
Brian Lym & Lauren Yannotta (Hunter Library)
Ellen Trief (Special Education)
October 14 Educational uses of wikis
Markus Bidell (Educational Foundations)
Deborah Jensen (Curriculum & Teaching)
Benjamin Miller (English)
October 18 Workshop Monday:
Collaborating with wikis
Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)
October 21 Integrating information competencies into your courses
Learn about the  videos, tutorials, exercises and quizzes that library faculty have posted to Hunter's Information Literacy Commons
Jean-Jacques Strayer & Sarah Laleman Ward (Library) 
October 28 Creating interactive resources for students
How faculty have used tools such as Captivate, Wordpress, Presenter, and PowerPoint to create interactive resources for teaching, research, and advising.
Roberta Kilkenny (APRLS)
Mariann Weierich (Psychology)
November 1 Workshop Monday:
Creating interactive resources with Adobe Presenter
Nancy Guerrero (TTLG)
November 4 Encouraging critical inquiry in visual media and art
College students who are part of the "net generation" (born after 1990) have come of age immersed in multiple forms of visual media, yet thinking critically about these media still presents a challenge.  Jessie Daniels and Síocháin Hughes have developed ways of engaging students in critical thinking about media such as documentary film and contemporary art that are applicable to a range of visual media.
Jessie Daniels (Urban Public Health)
Síocháin Hughes (Art)
November 11 Copyright in the digital age
As more faculty post course materials on Blackboard, teach with a rich variety of media, and author our own digital works, new questions arise about how copyright law and academic traditions apply to these new forms of publishing.  In this session, we will learn more about current developments and future trends in copyright law, as they apply to an educational setting.
Jane Davis (Associate General Counsel, CUNY)
November 15 Workshop Monday
Using eRes and integrating library resources into Blackboard
Lauren Yannotta (Hunter Library)
November 18 Creating a collegial commons
Learn how to use the web to share resources, ideas, and teaching materials with your colleagues.
Karen Greenberg (English)
Wendy Hayden (English)
Elke Nicolai (German)
Trudy Smoke (English)

Please contact us at edtech@hunter.cuny.edu if you would like to present