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2015-16 Summaries of Fellows’ Pedagogical Projects 

Antonio Acevedo Instructor of History Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, New Jersey Course: Western Civilizations I & II “Developing Students’ Historical Thinking through ‘For and Against’ Quizzes” This project sought to develop students’ ability to “think historically” in history survey courses. Drawing from the work of reformist history educator David Voekler, thinking historically includes …

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Announcing the 2015-2016 Fellows! 

Antonio Acevedo Instructor of Social Sciences Hudson Community College ----- Sebastien Buttet Associate Professor of Economics CUNY-Guttman Community College ----- Roseanne Gatto Associate Professor of the Institute for Writing Studies St. John's University ----- James Hedberg Lecturer of Physics The City College of New York ----- Mark Larrimore  Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eugene Lang …

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2014-15 Summaries of Fellows’ Instructional Units  ☆

Alison Bach Instructor of English Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, New Jersey “Designing Writing Assignments to Activate Students’ Prior Knowledge” This project introduced to faculty methods of incorporating students’ prior knowledge into the design of research and writing assignments and developed in three stages.  In the first stage, the instructor presented to 25 faculty colleagues …

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2014-15 Summaries of Fellows’ Pedagogical Projects  ☆

Alison Bach Instructor of English Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, New Jersey Course: Composition I  "Building Awareness of Audience: Moving from Writer-Based Prose to Reader-Based Prose in College Composition I" This project focused on the core concept of writing for a particular audience and sought to engage students in deep consideration of both what …

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Announcing the 2015-2016 MetroCITI Seminar Meetings! 

We are pleased to announce the 2015-2016 MetroCITI Seminar meeting dates. The application to become a MetroCITI Fellow, and attend the seminars, will be posted in early February. Stay tuned! 2015-2016 MetroCITI Seminar Meetings Summer 2015: 5 Sessions over 2 weeks, from 10am to 1pm July 13th, 15th, 17th, 20th, and 22nd Fall 2015: 4 Sessions, Fridays …

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Announcing the 2014-2015 Fellows! 

Alison Bach Instructor of English Hudson County Community College ---- Susan Behrens Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders Marymount Manhattan College ----  Scott Carlin Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Long Island University – Post ---- Sara Danzi-Engoron Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Geology CUNY – Queensborough Community College ---- Hanae Hourari Assistant …

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Special Thanks to the Teagle Foundation!  ☆

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Teagle Foundation in supporting MetroCiti's mission to support teaching and learning in higher education. For more information, please see the announcement on Teagles' website:

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Announcing the MetroCITI Advisory Committee  ☆

Estela Bensimon, Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Urban Education, University of Southern California.  Expertise: Postsecondary access, urban education, educating racially and ethnically diverse students. Corbin M. Campbell, Assistant Professor in Higher and Postsecondary Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.  Expertise: Assessment, program evaluation. Milagros Castillo-Montoya, Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, University …

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