Pedagogy Luncheons

Pedagogy Luncheons are open to faculty and staff. Three to four times a semester, C-TIE offers a working luncheon featuring speakers and interactive workshops focused on pedagogical issues relevant to our work. Note that these events occur on Wednesdays, 1-2:21pm, in the Regina Peruggi Room (unless otherwise noted.

View the Fall 2020 Pedagogy Luncheon Schedule

  • Materials from Pedagogy Luncheons




  • Past Pedagogy Events

    Check out the titles of past Pedagogy Luncheon titles for a sample of what our events are all about:

    Spring 2019

    Accessibility: Michael Johnson

    Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum: Christina Castronovo

    Gen Wha? Laura Tropp and Lorraine Martinez-Novoa

    Brave Spaces and Discussions about Race (Part II): Rebecca Mattis-Pinard


    Fall 2018

    Teaching with Technology: Brian Rocco and Rab Rai

    Innovative Teaching: Nava Silton, Ceilia Feilla, Catherine Cabeen, and Diana Epelbaum

    Brave Spaces and Discussions about Race (Part I): Sarah Nelson Wright and Rebecca Mattis-Pinard


    Spring 2018

    What’s New with C-TIE: Fellows Tahneer Oksman, Nava Silton, Gunjali Trikh and Edrex Fontinella

    How to Detect “Fake News”! Tahneer Oksman and Mary Brown

    Free Books: Open Educational Resources: Michelle Ronda (BMCC)


    Fall 2017

    Supporting Students with Disabilities: Diana Epelbaum, Diana Nash, and Lindsay Green

    Using Digital Tools in Pedagogy: Gunjali Trikha and Lorraine Martinez-Novoa

    The International Student Experience: Michael Salmon and Alison Eassa


    Spring 2017

    Innovative Assignments: Bringing Term Papers and Final Exams into the 21st Century: Tahneer Oksman, Julie Huntington, and Biba Sampoli-Benitez

    Innovative Inclusivity: Strategies for Dealing with Real-Classroom Scenarios: Sarah Nelson Wright

    Innovative Media: Developing Media Literacy in the Classroom Jessica Blatt, Gunjali, and Lorraine Martinez-Novoa


    Fall 2016

    Inclusivity Survey Results: Putting Them to Work: Jill Stevenson, Peter Schaefer, and Magda Maczynska

    Putting NYC in New York City Seminars: Julie Huntington, Sarah Nelson Wright, Ann Jablon, Nava Silton, Hallie Cohen, and Vandanda Rao

    Grading Creativity: The Objective in the Subjective: Dan Hunt, Hallie Cohen, and David Mold


    Spring 2016

    Alternative Approaches to Grading: Jessica Blatt and Rebecca Sperling

    Writing Across the Curriculum (and in the Disciplines): Tahneer, Matt Bissell, Monica Colbert, Magda Maczynska, Sharmaine Brown, and Sandra Hurtes

    Putting Digital into Digital Pedagogy: Katherine D. Harris (San Jose State University)

    Open Educational Resources: Brian Rocco and Mary Brown


    Fall 2015

    Hybrid Classes: The Best of Both Worlds? Biba Sampoli-Benitez

    The Teaching Apprentice: A Model for Expanding Upper-Level Teaching and Learning Opportunities for Students: Brad Herling, Ann Jablon, and Linda Solomon

    Bust a Move: Kinesthetic Learning and the Liberal Arts: Catherine Cabeen


    Spring 2015

    Notes on Note-taking: Sam Berkule, Meg Shakibai, and Jens Gierfsdorf

    Playing Games in College: Serious Learning through Play: Jessica Blatt

    Designing Tests to Tap Higher Order Thinking: Carrie Ann Biondi


    Fall 2014

    Mental Health and the College Population: Paul Grayson and Sarah Weinberger-Litman

    Blogs, Wikis and Instagram for Extending the Classroom Community: Erin O’Conner and Jill Stevenson

    Scholarly Work and Public Interventions: Cheryl Paradis, Laura Tropp, and Sue Behrens

    How (and Why) to Use Twitter in Your Class: Katie LeBesco (redux)


    Spring 2014

    Creating a Teaching Portfolio: Jenny Dixon

    Using Classroom Space Innovatively: Jill Beier and Deirtra Hunter

    Using BlackBoard in Hybrid and Online Teaching: BlackBoard reps and Brian Rocco

    Thinking about Numbers: Lia Margollin and Richard Garrett

    How (and Why) to Use Twitter in Your Class: Katie LeBesco


    Fall 2013

    Promoting and Grading Class Presentations: Mike Colvin, Ale Leri, Lauren Brown, and Tami Stronach

    The Joy of Rubrics: Michelle Ronda, Brad Herling, and Phil Meyers

    Tools for Teaching Excellence: Laura Tropp, Carrie Ann Biondi, and Andreas Hernandez

    Using Plagiarism Detection Software: Mary Brown


    Spring 2013

    High Impact Practices for Classroom Group Work: Julie Huntington and Corey Liberman

    Expanding Student Literacies: Sue Behrens, Hallie Cohen, Millie Falcaro, and Beth Shipley

    Supporting Neurodiverse Students: Alan Cohen, Diana Nash, and Nava Silton

    Class Interaction with Mobile Phones: Katie LeBesco


    Fall 2012

    Pedagogy Mentoring Cluster Wine and Cheese Reception

    Pointers on Peer Observation: Martha Sledge

    Teaching Oral Communication Skills: Ann Aguanno, Adrienne Bell, David Linton

    Minimalist Marking? Taming the Grading Beast: David Mold, Rosemary Nossiff, and Vandana Rao

    Think You Know BlackBoard? Brian Rocco and Michelle Ronda


    Spring 2012

    Ten Tips for Teaching First-Year Students: Cecilia Feilla

    Bloom’s Taxonomy: Carrie Ann Biondi

    Civic Reflection through Poetry: Ed Grippe (Norwalk CC)

    Is the Text Dead? Approaches to Class Readings:  Jessica Blatt, Leslie Levin, David Linton, Biba Sampoli-Benitiz, Jill Stevenson

    Practicing Prezi Presentation Software: Matthew Slaats and Betsy Barre


    Fall 2011

    Writing for Learning: Magda Maczynska

    Easy Tech Tools for Teaching and Learning: Rebecca Mushtare

    Attack of the POD People: Sue Behrens and Katie LeBesco

    Publishing on Pedagogy: Jen Brown, Jens Giersdorf, Corey Liberman, Sue Behrens, Magda Maczynska, Katie LeBesco

    Pedagogy Mentoring Cluster Luncheon and Debriefing