Conference Schedule 2019

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Registration and Preconference Sessions
Main lobby – Registration and continental breakfast
A 104 (8:30 – 8:55AM) – Keeping it R.E.A.L. with Students: Talking about Retention, Engagement, and Advisement Learning-Outcomes
A 106 (8:30 – 8:55AM) – Place-based learning in an interdisciplinary course: Environmental Economics
9:15AM – 10:45AM: Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speaker Dr. Saundra McGuire
Theater – Welcoming Remarks: President Russell K. Hotzler, Provost Bonne August, University Dean Lucinda Zoe
Keynote Presentation – Metacognition: The Key to Transforming Students Into Learners
11:00AM – 11:50AM: Concurrent Sessions
Theater – Digital Tools for Open Teaching and Learning
A 105 – Teaching in a Total Institution: Toward a Pedagogy of care in a Prison Classroom
A 103 – Growing Leaders: Peer Mentors giving back to Learning Communities
A 104 – Teaching towards Capacities: Co-Pedagogical Approaches to Faculty Development
A 106 – Case Study: Obstacles and Strategies to Launching a First Year Experience
A 209 – Zero-Cost Contextualized Corequisite Statistics Resources
12:00PM – 12:55PM: Concurrent Sessions
Theater – A Commons for Open Learning: Voices from City Tech’s OpenLab

A 105 – Keynote Workshop by Dr. Saundra McGuire: Motivating Students: Strategies That Work

A 103 12:00 – 12:25pm
               • Utilizing Writing Across the Curriculum to Enhance Learning in a Dental Hygiene Course
               • Writing in the Digital Age: Reflective Journal
               12:30 – 12:55pm
               • Writing about Fashion

A 104 12:00 – 12:25pm
               • Teaching Collaborations: Utilizing Library Resources to Re-design an Undergraduate Chemistry Course
               • Experiential Learning in the Library: The STEM Information Internship for Undergraduate Students
               12:30 – 12:55pm
               • Capstone Project: Transforming Teaching into Learning
               • Exploration and Uncertainty: The Space of Learning

A 106 12:00 – 12:25pm
               • Finding Connections: Making an existing biology course Interdisciplinary and using the experience for the traditional course and OERs
               • Exploring Open Education Recourses for Pre-calculus
               12:30 – 12:55pm
               • Orienting our Software Engineering Students Towards Career Success
               • Practical Design Discovery and Prototyping of an IoT Prosthetic Device

A 209 12:00 – 12:25pm
               • A “Playful” approach to teaching abstract concepts in mathematics
               12:30 – 12:55pm
               • READ: A Strategy for Teaching Disciplinary Literacy in STEM and Professional Studies
1:00PM – 1:50PM: Lunch and Guided Tours
Guided tours of our laboratories led by student tour guides from the following departments:

  • Chemistry
    • Eduardo Bravo
    • Xiaolan Wu
  • Dental Hygiene
    • Saja Musa
    • Erika Robles
    • Jasmine Tejada-Ferreira
    • Rosie Torres
  • Nursing
    • Elona Pocesta
    • Gabriella Yundleson
  • Radiologic Technology and Medical Imaging
    • Kanij Fatema
    • Ryan Rowe
  • Restorative Dentistry
    • Aneeza Hussain
    • Shane Velezart
  • Vision Care Technology
    • Kasi Abujafar
    • Gokkaya Dursucan
    • Preston Lam
2:00PM – 2:55PM: Concurrent Sessions
Theater – Supplemental Instruction: A Powerful Tool for Enhancing Teaching along with Student Learning, Engagement, and Success

A 105 2:00 – 2:25pm
               An Alternative to the Freshman Seminar for Returning Adult Students
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               Shifting Growth Mindset to turn teaching into Learning: A case study at Kingsborough Community College

A 103 2:00 – 2:25pm
               Learning Places: Observing, Analyzing, Understanding New York City
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               Applying and Implementing Emerging Technology for Student Learning and Development

A 104 2:00 – 2:25pm
               • Academic Service Learning Project Provides Students with Actual Work Experience
               • Economic Experiments at Kingsborough Community College:
               Learn within the classroom by Re-Creating the “beyond Classroom Walls” Economic Institutions to Improve Learning and Attitudes about Economics
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               Randomly Generated Online Homework and Its Implication to Reduce Cheating

A 106 2:00 – 2:25pm
               • Developing Discipline Specific Literacy for Law & Paralegal Studies Students: LibGuides as transitional tool
               • Supporting Students as Critical Readers
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               • Using Global and Diversity Learning to Teach about Disease Outbreaks
               • Infusion of a QR Exercise into NUR228 Pediatric Hybrid Course

A 209 2:00 – 2:25pm
               Circling back to students: strengthening open education initiatives by privileging student perspectives
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               Using Problem Based Learning to transform learning into an innovative, reflective, interactive experience

A 406 2:00 – 2:25pm
               Cinema and the Language Classroom: Why? How? Where?
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               Some Observations on Observations: Repairing Our Dysfunctional Relationship with Peer Teaching Evaluations

A 409 2:00 – 2:25pm
               ID Matters at City Tech: Perspectives on General Education Interdisciplinary Courses
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               “But how do students feel about it?”: The CUNY Student Zero Textbook Cost Course Survey

A 506 2:00 – 2:25pm
               An assessment strategy for SEEK math outcomes
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               CSI Math Immersion: Balancing Student Success and Cost Effectiveness

A 517 2:00 – 2:25pm
               Opening Gateways: Supporting Success in STEM through Success in Gateway Mathematics
               2:30 – 2:55pm
               Accelerating Systemic Change Network: Demonstrating Impact
3:00PM – 3:55PM: Concurrent Sessions
Theater – Using WAC Pedagogies to Support Student Learning

A 105 3:00 – 3:25pm
               Communities Twice Over: Fostering Civic Engagement among Urban College Students
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               Examining digital-storytelling as a pedagogical tool for Ethnic Minority Immigrant community college students

A 103 3:00 – 3:25pm
               Learning to Teach: Using Educational Methodology to Improve Faculty Calibration in the Dental Hygiene Curriculum
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               Incorporating Metacognitive Strategies to promote success of Technology Students

A 104 3:00 – 3:25pm
               How a WI Microbiology Course Can Help Students Wanting to Become Health Practitioners Evolve into Effective Community Leaders
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               A Non-traditional Training Program Designed to Diversify the Geoscience Workforce

A 106 3:00 – 3:25pm
               Teaching for Student Success: A Faculty Discussion Series
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               • The Hunter College Early Alert Interface
               • The Comprehensive Syllabus: Making the Past Alive by Technological Innovation

A 209 3:00 – 3:25pm
               “Our Stories” Developing a Virtual Community of First-Year Voices
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               Research in the classroom

A 406 3:00 – 3:25pm
               The Classroom Community of Inquiry: Facilitating Metacognition in Class Discussion Across the Curriculum
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               Learning Intersectional Inclusive Diversity and Intellectual Intersubjectivity: The Role of Autoethnographic Writing, Classroom Discourse, and Critical Listening

A 409 3:00 – 3:25pm
               Summer Research Seminar: A New Approach to Student-Faculty Research

A 506 3:00 – 3:25pm
               From Learners to Leaders
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               Students’ Perspective on General Education Learning Goals in Computer Engineering Courses

A 517 3:00 – 3:25pm
               Investigating Money Priming in Educational Games: our Research in the Classroom Experience
               3:30 – 3:55pm
               Preparing Students for the Industry Through Project Based Learning
4:00PM – 5:00PM: Closing remarks/networking reception

Note: Concurrent sessions are 10, 25, and 50 minutes.