Favorite Cuny Spot!

By Sommer A|April 26, 2015|Reflection|1 comments

1) The beach outside the cafeteria in Kingsborough CC 2) 2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11235 3)  4) This is my favorite spot in Kingsborough Community College.  I go here during every break in between classes, and just relax, catch up on some reading and finish some homework. Now that it’s getting warmer outside, I walk around the campus and enjoy the view, which never fails to amaze me!  

LehmAnatomy & Physiology Class Map

By Richard Lissemore|April 26, 2015|Mapping|1 comments

Hello All, Here are some screen shots of our first class map for Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism at Lehman College! And yes, we now affectionately refer to ourselves as LehmAnatomy & Physiology. Just about every student has been put on the map. As you can see, we cover quite a geographical area, from Brewster in the North to Brooklyn in the South, and just about everything in

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Maybe College IS for Everyone!

By Cathy Davidson|April 26, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

After class the other day, one of you asked about how you refute the “college isn’t for everyone” argument.   This new data goes a long way to refuting it.  Colleges makes an enormous difference ESPECIALLY for the marginal, those who “barely” get in, “barely” make the admissions cut offs:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/upshot/college-for-the-masses.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0&abt=0002&abg=0 Just one taste:  “Perhaps most important, the data show that the students just above the admissions cutoff earned substantially more

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Feedback Request and Conference Plug!

By Natalie Oshukany|April 26, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|1 comments

Dear all, Here is the link to a handout that Rachel, Evan and I plan to incorporate into our panel, “Life Barriers and Ethics: Structuring Equality in the Classroom,” at the upcoming Purposeful Pedagogy conference at the GC on May 1: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14UrE5H63cxU79HqUu_0d6_JHRPs_KI2IEZy-GYwNoCk/edit We’ve submitted it for the conference booklet, but we’d appreciate any feedback on it so that we might update it for the panel itself! Alternatively, we welcome feedback

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How should we be in the classroom?

By Rachel Oppenheimer|April 26, 2015|Reflection|4 comments

In our Adult Education classrooms, as is true to some degree in all of our classrooms, students use their bodies to express all sorts of things. One student hunches over and takes a nap with her head on the table. Another student leans back in his seat and catches peaks at his cell phone screen. When an instructor presses a student for response to a question, he yells out “What the fuck?”

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