Please see below for an overview of the 2018 MLA session co-hosted by the CUNY Humanities Alliance. Feel free to contact Elizabeth Alsop (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions, and hope to see some of you there! MLA Session 453: Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Teaching Saturday, January 6th, 8:30-11:30am (Hilton, Concourse […]
MLA 2018: Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Tea...
By Inés Vañó García and Naomi Lewandowski Being part of The Open Teaching Initiative’s Class Visit Exchange Program has been an opportunity to reflect on teaching and learning strategies from a brand new point of view. Although as Ph.D. students and adjuncts we deal with Faculty Observations each semester, this time was an entirely different […]
By Jonathan Kwan and Iris Strangmann Though every class is different, each generally entails a spectrum of student participators, from the very talkative to the somewhat talkative, to the completely silent. Building on our conversations and experiences as a part of the TLC’s Open Teaching Initiative, we ask in this post whether teachers should require […]
By Kristen Hackett and Ryan Donovan This conversation is based on our visits to each other’s classrooms during Open Classroom Week, part of the TLC’s Open Teaching Initiative. Breaking Down the Binaries Kristen: At the core of my teaching philosophy is a critical pedagogical approach that understands the classroom as a space in which to […]
By Elizabeth Alsop Last Fall, I attended a talk by Kingsborough Community College professor Lourdes Follins, who presented her research on the experience of historically underrepresented faculty at CUNY’s community colleges. Her findings were illuminating, and often alarming. But one of the most memorable takeaways emerged from the Q&A, when an audience member asked Dr. […]