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Baruch College/CUNY

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Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Message Archive

Monday, December 3, 2018


This email is being sent to all members of the Baruch College faculty.

 For an archive of announcements sent from the Associate Provost beginning June 2011, click here.


From:  Allison Lehr Samuels, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

All faculty and staff are invited to participate in the CTL’s programs. Click here to learn more about the CTL. 

  Here’s what’s happening at the Center for Teaching and Learning in December:  

CTL Initiative: OER Initiative Showcase

Tuesday, December 4 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm in NVC 14-266

Last year Baruch received a $221,275 grant to work with 21 faculty to change 40 courses to a “zero textbook cost” or OER (open educational resource) course. The CTL has received an additional $200,000 in this fiscal year to continue work on this project. At this informal gathering, select faculty who participated in the OER Initiative will be speaking about their processes as they planned and implemented their zero textbook cost courses. Come and get some insight into using OER/zero cost materials and get to know other faculty who are participating in the OER Initiative. While you are invited to stay for the entire showcase, you are welcome to stop by for part of it.

CTL Workshop: Qualitative Research Roundtable

Wednesday, December 5 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm in NVC 14-266   

Join scholars from communication studies, linguistics, and environmental psychology for a roundtable discussion of qualitative research. Topics will include approaches to collecting and managing large amounts of data; experiences with digital and transcription tools; the stages of analysis; and your questions! Feel free to bring your own lunch! 

CTL Office Hours: December         
Drop in to our “CTL Office Hours” with your questions on teaching and learning. This is an informal time to bring your questions, concerns and ideas and meet with a member of the CTL. Courses in the face-to-face, hybrid and on-line formats are welcome. Stop by for a few minutes or stay the whole time.

Sessions will take place in the CTL office, located in the Newman Library building, Room 123 (within the Subotnick Financial Center on the first floor).

Tuesday, December 11 from 11am - 1pm: “Efficient Grading”

CTL OER Coordinator Pamela Thielman will be on hand to focus on efficient grading techniques. She has expertise in Open Educational Resources (OER), Writing Across the Curriculum, and incorporating visual media. Please note this session with be held in the CTL.

Thursday, December 13 from 2 - 4pm

Hamad Sindhi, a CTL Digital Pedagogy Specialist will be on hand. He has expertise in VOCAT, teaching with technology, teaching with OER, and game-based learning.

Can’t make these sessions? Contact us to set up an appointment at or 646.312.1565.


Allison Lehr Samuels
Director, Baruch Center for Teaching and Learning
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Baruch College, The City University of New York