The Humanities Alliance is thrilled to announce the addition of a new Postdoctoral Fellow, Sujung Kim, as well as the start of the third cohort of nine Graduate Teaching Fellows at The Graduate Center, CUNY, who will have the opportunity to learn with master faculty and teach at LaGuardia Community College. Postdoctoral Fellow, Sujung […]
How do you know whether things are going well in your class? And whether students are learning anything? Do they like your teaching style? Does your course meet their needs? These are questions that thoughtful college teachers and other educators often ask of ourselves. As we approach the end of the spring semester, I find […]
Event Recap: Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Huma...
Notes | Photos | Video (forthcoming) | #fight4edu On Thursday, May 3, 2018, the Futures Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion on Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Humanities Alliance, the final event of this year’s Thursday Dialogues series. The event brought together colleagues from departments and programs across the GC, including the […]
This piece was originally presented as the opening remarks to “Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Humanities Alliance,” on May 3, 2018. A recap and video recording of the event is forthcoming. As a postdoctoral fellow with the CUNY Humanities Alliance, I’ve had the experience of seeing the […]
It’s the end of another semester here at CUNY. I’m not teaching this semester, but this time of year has me thinking about all kinds of evaluations and assessments. As I work on designing and conducting the Humanities Alliance’s program evaluation for this year, I’m reflecting on student evaluations of teaching. I’m also thinking about […]
May 3 Thursday Dialogue: The CUNY Humanities Alliance on Teaching and Learning with New Majority ...
Fellows of the CUNY Humanities Alliance will hold a roundtable discussion at the Futures Initiative‘s Thursday Dialogues series. Join us to talk about student-centered pedagogy, teaching the humanities in community colleges, doctoral education and professional development, and more! Title: Teaching and Learning with New Majority Students: Lessons Learned from the CUNY Humanities Alliance Date: May […]
In a previous blog post I discussed how social attitudes are implicated in our valuation of languages and dialects, that is, I highlighted the tendency to think more highly of languages and dialects that are associated with high prestige social groups and denigrate those that are not. I also addressed the importance of confronting language […]
Congratulations to LaGuardia Scholars Ambar Castillo and Telijah Patterson on International Servi...
Through the Office for Global Learning Initiatives at LaGuardia Community College, two of the LaGuardia Mellon Humanities Scholars have recently received international service learning scholarships. Ambar Castillo was recently awarded a Fulbright grant to do research for a year in India. Ambar received a Pulitzer fellowship to investigate how community based organizations create culturally adaptive health prevention […]