The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation

 

​Welcome to the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation

Mission: The Center’s mission is to enhance teaching effectiveness thereby improving student learning.

Paula Roberson

Dear Colleagues,

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation (CTLI) is dedicated to enhancing the professional and intellectual development of our faculty through a range of professional development opportunities, collaborations, and discussions. We endeavor to remain relevant and engaging in our offerings and promote a culturally responsive, inclusive, and diverse platform of teaching and learning opportunities.

CTLI is linked with other institutions of higher learning in the pursuit of best practices, sound guidance, and collaborative inquiry as we aspire to be dynamic in our growth and offerings. Moreover, the Center partners with internal divisions and programs across the College to enhance the student and faculty teaching and learning experience, and encourage a collegial and scholarly environment which advances the mission of Hudson County Community College.

Paula Roberson, Ed.D.
Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation

 

Teaching and Learning Symposium on Social Justice in Higher Education 2023

Symposium Proposal Form

Teaching and Learning Symposium on Social Justice in Higher Education 2023

Open Flyer   Registration Link

ADJUNCT FACULTY VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FALL 2022 SCHEDULE

Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Online Learning Environment
Application and Course Schedule

ACUE Peer-Share Professional Development

Fall 2022
Asynchronus Video on Microlecture

Asynchronus Video on Microlecture

ACUE Peer-Share Professional Development Fall 2022 - September Schedule

ACUE Peer-Share Professional Development Fall 2022 - October Schedule

ACUE Peer-Share Professional Development Fall 2022 - November Schedule

ACUE Peer-Share Professional Development Fall 2022 - December Schedule

Interdisciplinary Research Grant Application

CTLI Advisory Board

Name                  

Division                    

Position

 

Paula Roberson ​Academic Affairs ​Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation
Sara Teichman Library Librarian
Lori Byrd Nursing Affiliate Faculty
Velino Joasil STEM Assistant Professor
Jeanne Baptiste English/ESL Instructor
Kenny Fabara Acad. Dev. Support
Services
Coordinator
Audrey Lewis English/ESL Adjunct Instructor
Raffi Manjikian STEM Temporary Full-Time Lecturer
Callie Martin Center for Online
Learning
Instructional Designer
Sharon Daughtry Business Culinary
& Hospitality
Lecturer
Cathy Seidman Humanities Professor/Coordinator
Qamar Raza STEM Adjunct Representative

EXTERNAL

Carol Watchler Bayard Rustin Center
for Social Justice
Community Outreach Coordinator
Nancy Silvestro Passaic County
Community College
Executive Director, Center for Teaching & Learning
Susan Altman Middlesex County
College
Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Dr. Jessica Darkenwald-Decola Raritan Valley
Community College
Advisory Board Chair, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Monica Devanas

Rutgers University,
New Brunswick
Director, Teaching Evaluation & Faculty Development
Chris Drue Rutgers University,
New Brunswick
Associate Director of Teaching Evaluation Center for Teaching Advancement & Assessment Research
Katherine Stanton Princeton University Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of the College
Director, McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning
Nic Voge Princeton University Senior Associate Director
Sarah L. Schwarz Princeton University Associate Director, Teaching Initiatives & Programs for Graduate Students
Slide for more

 

Resource List

Cost, P. (2012). Building relationships in online classes by incorporating letter writing, buddy systems, and teaching and utilizing proper netiquette. National Social Science Journal, 38(2), 16–19.

Espitia Cruz, M. I., & Kwinta, A. (2013). "Buddy system": A pedagogical innovation to promote online interaction. PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 15, 207–221. 

Nilson, L. B., & Goodson, L. A. (2018). Online teaching at its best: Merging instructional design with teaching and learning research. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Boettcher, J. V. (2006-2018). Library of eCoaching Tips Retrieved from http://designingforlearning.info/ecoachingtips/

 

Paul Blowers: "Virtual Office Hours with Paul Blowers: Have you received any pushback about the use of active learning practices from students who may be more familiar and comfortable with a lecture approach?"

Paul Blowers: "Virtual Office Hours with Paul Blowers: How do you ensure students remain on task when you’re using technology for in-class activities?"

 

https://www.duq.edu/about/centers-and-institutes/center-for-teaching-excellence/getting-started-teaching-at-duquesne/tips-for-student-online-success

*If you have a valuable resource, please email it to probersonFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE so that we can share it with all faculty. New resources will be posted weekly.

 

Additional Resources

Summer School for Protest- Article- New Yorker Magazine
A student writes about how the COVID-19 virus saves her life amid racial challenges in school.
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/08/03/summer-school-for-protest-writing

Protester shot with a projectile while hands are up: CNN news clip
https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2020/07/31/los-angeles-police-department-body-cam-footage-projectile-protester-orig-llr.cnn

BLM may be the largest movement in history- NYT
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/07/03/us/george-floyd-protests-crowd-size.html

Religious sermons and race relations- the Pew Research Center
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/06/15/before-protests-black-americans-said-sermons-should-address-race-relations/

Attitudes Toward Diversity in 11 Different Economies: Pew Research Center
https://www.pewresearch.org/global/2020/06/16/attitudes-toward-diversity-in-11-emerging-economies/

The changing categories the US Census has used to name race- Pew Research Center
https://www.pewresearch.org/global/2020/06/16/attitudes-toward-diversity-in-11-emerging-economies/

 

 

Contact Information

Paula Roberson, Ed.D.
Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation
70 Sip Avenue, 4th floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4775
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