The City Tech Library supports faculty to replace textbooks with no-cost open/alternative course materials through a faculty development program called the Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship. I participated in the OER Fellowship in Spring 2019 and developed a Communication Design Theory OER for use by faculty teaching Communication Design Theory COMD 3504.
On behalf of the OpenLab I will be attending City College’s CUNY-wide participatory forum, presented by The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, for those involved with training, implementing and planning instructional technology. Via a series of discussions, problem-solving group work, breakout sessions and presentations, participants will engage in open dialogue with their colleagues. […]
During the winter break I worked with Julia Jordan and Paul King to improve the Teaching Portfolio section of the template I had previously created for faculty Portfolios on the OpenLab. The goal of the Teaching Portfolio section of the template is to simplify the creation process for new faculty and those who are looking […]
Today I gave the OpenLab discussion feature a run for its money. I held my ADV1100 class online on the OpenLab using the discussion form for one of the critiques of the second class project: Aural Topographies (Pattern Mashups) The students did an excellent job given the challenging discussion interface (we’re working on that) and […]
The fall semester begins as I wrap up summer work on the OpenLab. I just created templates for OpenLab‘s new faculty Teaching Portfolios and student ePortfolios, which some may notice mimic the sections and pages found here on my teaching site. I added a blog to each portfolio template, so in the interest of walking […]