It was such a pleasure to attend day 1 of the Humanities Alliance Conference. The day started with a very informative statistical study. Then with a panel of few fellows who teach at Community Colleges in NYC. It was an interesting feel when professors as fellows described their experiences specifically after the November 2016 elections. […]
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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. You can find my recap of the event here, and a video is forthcoming from The Futures Initiative. As a postdoctoral fellow with the CUNY Humanities […]
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 […]
Author’s Note: This is the second part of a three-part series. You can find the first part, On Designing a Research-Based Writing Course, here. I’ve already discussed my approach to scaffolding a research-based writing course to encourage students to focus on the processes of research and writing over the final product, and to engage in metacognition […]
Author’s Note: This is the first part in a three-part series on designing a research-based writing course that culminates in a research paper assignment. In a recent post for this blog, I began to reflect on my experience of teaching “Writing the Research Paper,” a general education humanities course open to students who have taken at […]
The CUNY Humanities Alliance program was recently profiled by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on their Shared Experiences blog for a new series on Community College-Research University Partnerships (CCUP).The series draws attention to community colleges as a site for innovative pedagogy in the humanities, and explores partnerships in this growing sector of higher education. As […]
Last fall, I had the opportunity to teach “Writing the Research Paper” at LaGuardia Community College. The course is the third part of a composition sequence in LaGuardia’s English department (following ENG 101 and ENG 102, two courses in which students learn to write through the study of literature), and a general education course that […]
The CUNY Humanities Alliance began this semester at LaGuardia Community College on Friday, February 2, 2018 with the first part of a two part Winter Institute, where fellows workshopped their syllabuses with each other and their faculty mentors, and obtained practical advice for new faculty at LaGuardia. The next institute will take place on Friday, […]
We’re a little more than halfway through the Fall 2017 semester! The Humanities Alliance’s Graduate Teaching Fellows continue to reflect on their experiences of teaching and learning at LaGuardia: Emily Brooks discusses what inspired her to move away from teaching with a textbook and how she guides students through scholarly reading in her post on […]