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Education For Nyc Bilinguals [Linguistics], Maria Jerskey, Monika Ekiert Oct 2019

Education For Nyc Bilinguals [Linguistics], Maria Jerskey, Monika Ekiert

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The assignment Education for NYC Bilinguals is a final, high-stakes written research paper in ELN101: Introduction to Bilingualism, a course contributing one deposit into the Global Learning Core Competency and Written Communication Ability. The assignment calls for the consideration and application of social, political, educational, and psycholinguistic concepts into the discussion of global and local multilingualism. By completing this assignment, students gain a deeper understanding of linguistic and cultural diversity in the US society and learn to position issues in bilingualism against a global backdrop. The assignment asks students to approach the challenges of education for multilingual New Yorkers from ...


Exploring The Uses Of The Liberal Arts Through Beyoncé’S “Formation”, Christine Marks Aug 2019

Exploring The Uses Of The Liberal Arts Through Beyoncé’S “Formation”, Christine Marks

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I first shared this assignment in LaGuardia’s Spring 2017 mini-seminar Introducing Your Discipline in the First Year Seminar. I developed the assignment drawing on both Beyoncé’s 2016 Super Bowl halftime show and her music video “Formation” to initiate a discussion about how the Liberal Arts may inform our readings of popular culture images and performances. Through an analysis of content and form of Beyoncé’s musical performance and the video, students are invited to reflect on the ways in which a Liberal Arts education can contribute to a deeper understanding of the social issues addressed in the work ...


Eece 351 Teaching Science In The Elementary School, Line A. Saint-Hilaire Jul 2019

Eece 351 Teaching Science In The Elementary School, Line A. Saint-Hilaire

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Spa 2201hs Spanish For Heritage Speakers (Syllabus_Fall 2019), David Sánchez-Jiménez Apr 2019

Spa 2201hs Spanish For Heritage Speakers (Syllabus_Fall 2019), David Sánchez-Jiménez

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SPA 2201HS Spanish for Heritage Speakers is an intermediate course intended for students who were immersed in or exposed to the language while growing up, but who have received little or no formal instruction in Spanish. Strengthens students’ competence in the oral and written standard varieties of Spanish by building on their previous knowledge to expand their vocabulary, strengthen their command of grammar, and achieve more confidence and fluency in speaking and writing while learning about the diversity of the Hispanic cultures. The skills acquired in this course will help reinforce students’ bilingual abilities and cultural competence.


Principles Of Macroeconomics, Radhika Rajesh Jha Apr 2019

Principles Of Macroeconomics, Radhika Rajesh Jha

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Eece 798 Reading And Writing For Learning In Science, Ashraf A. Shady Apr 2019

Eece 798 Reading And Writing For Learning In Science, Ashraf A. Shady

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This course is designed to address the National Science Education Standards vision of instruction that should enable all students to successfully interact with the natural world. These principles include, (1) Science for all students, (2) Learning science is an active process, (3) School science reflects the intellectual and cultural traditions that characterize the practice of contemporary science, and (4) Improving science education is part of systemic education reform.


Textbook Evaluation Toolkit, Christopher Mchale, Ian Mcdermott, Steven Ovadia Mar 2019

Textbook Evaluation Toolkit, Christopher Mchale, Ian Mcdermott, Steven Ovadia

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In Spring 2018, the LaGuardia Community College Library department was awarded a New York State grant to train students to evaluate textbooks. The goal of the project is to give faculty tools to help students evaluate the books being used in their classes. It is not expected that all of these tools will be used in a single class, but rather that faculty will use some of these tools to determine how textbooks are working, and not working, for their students. The seminar introduced students to the economics and politics of the textbook industry and gave them tools to evaluate ...


Language And Literacy: Politics Of Language, Brittany A. Zayas, Missy Watson Nov 2018

Language And Literacy: Politics Of Language, Brittany A. Zayas, Missy Watson

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This syllabus is for a Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar, which is a two-section, collaboratively taught course wherein one of the two courses engages students in critical thinking, reading, and writing about the issue of language and literacy, while the other introduces students to conventions of academic writing and mentors them in social and rhetorical writing processes. Thus, this course draws on the topic of language and literacy as a vehicle for critically analyzing students' own languages and literacies and developing especially their academic and information literacies.


Language & Literacy: The Politics Of Language, Brittany A. Zayas, Melissa Watson Jun 2018

Language & Literacy: The Politics Of Language, Brittany A. Zayas, Melissa Watson

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This syllabus is for a Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar, which is a two-section, collaboratively taught course wherein one of the two courses engages students in critical thinking, reading, and writing about the issue of language and literacy, while the other introduces students to conventions of academic writing and mentors them in social and rhetorical writing processes. Thus, this course draws on the topic of language and literacy as a vehicle for critically analyzing students' own languages and literacies and developing especially their academic and information literacies.


Fiqws Language And Literacy: Mine/Yours/Ours/Theirs, Missy Watson Jun 2018

Fiqws Language And Literacy: Mine/Yours/Ours/Theirs, Missy Watson

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This syllabus is for a Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar, which is a two-section, collaboratively taught course wherein one of the two courses engages students in critical thinking, reading, and writing about the issue of language and literacy, while the other introduces students to conventions of academic writing and mentors them in social and rhetorical writing processes. Thus, this course draws on the topic of language and literacy as a vehicle for critically analyzing students' own languages and literacies and developing especially their academic and information literacies.


Fiqws Fall 2018: Phase 2 Assignment Prompt The Exploratory Essay, Sabina Pringle, Missy Watson Jun 2018

Fiqws Fall 2018: Phase 2 Assignment Prompt The Exploratory Essay, Sabina Pringle, Missy Watson

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This phase two writing assignment prompt for FIQWS 10003 - HA1 WCGI History & Culture and FIQWS 10103 - HA1 Composition for WCGI History & Culture (fall 2018) provides guidelines for writing an Exploratory Essay in which students will consider the ideas of course readings and compose an essay that demonstrates their engagement with those ideas. The rhetorical purpose of this assignment is for students to demonstrate the ways in which their thinking about language and literacy has developed so far in the course, using evidence based on interpretations, ideas, and examples as well as passages from four or five sources. Summary, synthesis, and ...


Practicing Abstraction Argument And Explanation: The Little Goat And The High Priest, David Marshall Apr 2018

Practicing Abstraction Argument And Explanation: The Little Goat And The High Priest, David Marshall

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A one page handout to illustrate and practice concepts of abstraction argument and explanation. There are suggested activities using the handout and for generating other similar assignments.


Eds 743 Behavioral Assessment, Management, And Change, Danielle Magaldi Apr 2018

Eds 743 Behavioral Assessment, Management, And Change, Danielle Magaldi

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The study of theories and techniques for managing the behavior of students with disabilities and for promoting development of positive social interaction skills. Specific applications of a variety of techniques for behavior management across home, school, and community settings with an emphasis on collaboration.


Urban Schools In A Diverse Society, Carol Huang Apr 2018

Urban Schools In A Diverse Society, Carol Huang

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Seek Summer Bridge Program In The Hunter College (Cuny) Libraries 2018, Mason Brown, Stephanie Margolin, Sarah Laleman Ward Jan 2018

Seek Summer Bridge Program In The Hunter College (Cuny) Libraries 2018, Mason Brown, Stephanie Margolin, Sarah Laleman Ward

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A description of a four session curriculum, using comics to teach students how to ask questions.


Fiqws Language And Literacy: Linguistic Myths And Realities, Emily Miller, Missy Watson Jan 2018

Fiqws Language And Literacy: Linguistic Myths And Realities, Emily Miller, Missy Watson

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This syllabus is for a Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar, which is a two-section, collaboratively taught course wherein one of the two courses engages students in critical thinking, reading, and writing about the issue of language and literacy, while the other introduces students to conventions of academic writing and mentors them in social and rhetorical writing processes. Thus, this course draws on the topic of language and literacy as a vehicle for critically analyzing students' own languages and literacies and developing especially their academic and information literacies.


Freshman Composition Final Portfolio Assignment, Laura B. Rizzo, Missy Watson Jan 2018

Freshman Composition Final Portfolio Assignment, Laura B. Rizzo, Missy Watson

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This syllabus is for a Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar, which is a two-section, collaboratively taught course wherein one of the two courses engages students in critical thinking, reading, and writing about the issue of language and literacy, while the other introduces students to conventions of academic writing and mentors them in social and rhetorical writing processes. Thus, this course draws on the topic of language and literacy as a vehicle for critically analyzing students' own languages and literacies and developing especially their academic and information literacies.

Throughout the course, students are encouraged to reflect on their writing practice. As a ...


Review: Adjectives Forms;First, Second, And Third Forms, Kate Garrison Dec 2017

Review: Adjectives Forms;First, Second, And Third Forms, Kate Garrison

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This worksheet offers a quick, five minute review of positive, comparative, and superlative forms of adjectives and models for correct usage. Sometimes students will apply the "add er" rule to all adjectives in the superlative form, even those of three or more syllables that require only "more." Sometimes students will confuse "than" and "then" when making a comparison.


The Mathematics Of Nutrition Science, Lana Zinger, Jonathan Cornick, Jennifer Maloy Mar 2017

The Mathematics Of Nutrition Science, Lana Zinger, Jonathan Cornick, Jennifer Maloy

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The Mathematics of Nutrition Science is a workbook designed to integrate and contextualize developmental mathematics into an introductory college level Nutrition class. Definitions and skills from Community College Level Elementary Algebra and Quantitative Literacy courses are explained through examples analyzing the nutritional content of different foods. The book contains exercises for students to practice these skills, and also to reflect on the concepts through short writing assignments aligned with developmental English. These materials could be used by Nutrition course instructor in many different ways, and are designed to be self-contained and require minimal mathematical instruction.


Cuny Summer Stem Institute: Experimental Research In Engineering For High School Students, Maribel Vazquez Jul 2016

Cuny Summer Stem Institute: Experimental Research In Engineering For High School Students, Maribel Vazquez

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Summer HS students were engaged in hands-on experimental research in engineering laboratories in mentorship with CCNY Engineering Undergraduate Researchers. This course was part of the Summer STEM Institute directed by Dr. Joe Barba and Mr. Otto Marte.


Cuny Elementary Algebra Final Examination (Ceafe) Practice Tests, Olen Dias Apr 2016

Cuny Elementary Algebra Final Examination (Ceafe) Practice Tests, Olen Dias

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Oer Fellowship Seminars Syllabus, Cailean Cooney Apr 2016

Oer Fellowship Seminars Syllabus, Cailean Cooney

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This syllabus originates from a faculty development program run by City Tech Library to support faculty to replace textbooks with no-cost open/alternative course materials.


Integration Of Live Radio Programming & Real-Time Blogging In The Macaulay Honors College Seminar Iii On Science And Technology In New York City, Angelo Lampousis, Aaron Kendall, Chris Caruso May 2015

Integration Of Live Radio Programming & Real-Time Blogging In The Macaulay Honors College Seminar Iii On Science And Technology In New York City, Angelo Lampousis, Aaron Kendall, Chris Caruso

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In this presentation we summarize the lessons learnt through this experience of including live radio programming activities in the context of Macaulay Honors College Seminar III on Science and Technology in New York City. Our presentation falls under the innovation theme and specifically the blended learning opportunities track. The overall goal of the Macaulay Honors College Seminar III is to offer students fundamental scientific and technological knowledge. An essential aspect of our approach was to afford Honors students a real opportunity to interface directly with the actual people involved in science and technology. We arranged for live radio interviews, as ...


Education Curriculum, Oliver Mann Jan 2013

Education Curriculum, Oliver Mann

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This resource contains information about the course description such as the syllabus and class rules. It also contains information such as class assignments including journal entries, vocabulary and terms and curriculum.


Study Guide For United In Anger: A History Of Act Up, Matt Brim Jan 2012

Study Guide For United In Anger: A History Of Act Up, Matt Brim

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The United in Anger Study Guide facilitates classroom and activist engagement with Jim Hubbard’s 2012 documentary, United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. The Study Guide contains discussion sections, projects and exercises, and resources for further research about the activism of the New York chapter of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power). The Study Guide is a free, interactive, multimedia resource for understanding the legacy of ACT UP, the film’s role in preserving that legacy, and its meaning for viewers' lives.