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El Coto de Rioja Paella Parade: Fundraiser to Support City Tech HMGT Students

On Monday, May 23 from 6pm-9pm we will be celeprating spanish wine and paella at Beekman Beer Garden (SSS Water Taxi Beach) where you will enjoy great views of the Brooklyn Water Front while supporting scholarship funds for City Tech’s hospitality students! … Continue reading

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Library’s Faculty Workshop: Anyone Can Blog or Twitter!

Tomorrow’s workshop might interest you: The City Tech Library, in partnership with the Faculty Commons, is pleased to invite all faculty to a library workshop: Anyone Can Blog or Twitter (And So Can You!). In this workshop you’ll learn how … Continue reading

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Proposed Format for May 20th Presentaion Day

In today’s meeting, Julia Jordan facilitated a discussion on the proposed format of our May 20th Presentation Workshop.  Based on our discussion, we agreed on the following: ·         the fellows will present in small groups of their choosing ·         each group … Continue reading

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Museum of Natural History and You

This post covers the pragmatic information that you’ll need for the trip the Brain exhibit at the Museum of Natural History. What:  Tour of Brain: The Inside Story When: Friday, March 25th at 10AM Where: The “Rose Center of Earth … Continue reading

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Announcement: Reading for March 11th

On March 11th, City Tech’s Writing Fellows will join our group and help us think about writing in the context of our first-year courses. This work will build on work that you did at yesterday’s very productive meeting with the … Continue reading

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Jim Groom’s visit–listen in!

We’re anxiously awaiting the video of our most recent seminar meeting so that we can share it with anyone interested who wasn’t present. In the interim, check out the audio of Jim’s presentation, which he broadcast on ds106 radio. If … Continue reading

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Using our blog and group

Hi everyone, as we mentioned at the seminar last Friday, I’m happy to meet with if you have questions about using our group and blog on the Academic Commons, which runs on a platform that is very similar to what … Continue reading

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Jim Groom’s blog

In anticipation of Jim Groom‘s visit on Friday, we’ve already asked you to check out his current open-education project, ds106.us. You might also want to read his blog, http://bavatuesdays.com. We’re really looking forward to his visit, and hope that you’re … Continue reading

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2/15 WAC Workshop announcement

So far, we’ve used the blog for many functions, including announcements. I’m experimenting with the announcements function on the Group page to see if we like communicating this way instead for this kind of announcement. I’ll still post this on … Continue reading

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CUNY pathways

CUNY has launched a new website, http://www.cuny.edu/pathways, which they hope will “provide a hub to share information and ideas regarding CUNY’s degree pathways for undergraduates” to further the “aim to help our students move quickly and efficiently toward graduation.” There … Continue reading

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We are experiencing technical difficulties–please stand by

Something’s not quite right here. Earlier today, the blog was completely off-line, and now it’s back but without some of its bells and whistles. All of that should be repaired shortly, or redone soon. Please bear with us and ignore … Continue reading

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Jeannette M. Wing reading

Here is the reading for the Jeannette Wing lecture: Wing06 *You can add your response to the Wing reading by posting a comment here. You can find the readings on the Readings page by clicking on Readings on the bar … Continue reading

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CUNY Academic Commons

Right now, our blog is hosted on the CUNY Academic Commons, a phenomenal site that brings together faculty, staff, and graduate students throughout the university. I encourage you to browse through the site to see what groups exist that you … Continue reading

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Zotero

As you read in Shelley’s recent email, we’d like everyone to set up a Zotero account. If you haven’t used it already, don’t worry–it’s not difficult to learn. Our session on Friday, 1/28, will include a workshop with Anne Leonard … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the blog for the General Education Seminars at City Tech, one part of the Title V grant-funded program, “A Living Laboratory: Revitalizing General Education for a 21st-Century College of Technology.” Check back soon for more information and to … Continue reading

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