Exciting new projects from Academic Affairs include:
- On April 25, the CET will launch its LIVE CHAT pilot. This new program will be accessible through Angel, and Elaine Maldonado or Jeffrey Riman will available for live Q&A on a rotating schedule during the fall and spring semesters. Monthly LIVE CHAT schedules will be posted on the CET Google calendar on the CET website.
The College Wide Curriculum Committee has developed suggested guidelines for submission of interdisciplinary courses. If you are interested in developing an interdisciplinary course to be co-taught, the following 3 areas should be included as part of your course proposal submission.
- How the interdisciplinary, co-taught course provides students with specific learning opportunities that would not be achieved through traditional methods.
- How the proposed course will integrate multiple disciplines and perspectives into the overall learning outcomes.
- How the course helps students to integrate these multiple perspectives into a cohesive understanding of the content.
Additionally, Academic Affairs requests that each proposed course contain a plan developed by the teachers to assess the effectiveness of the co-teaching experience.
- Restructuring of FIT's General Education Curriculum policy. For more information, see this memo from the Office of Academic Affairs, dated March 17, 2014.
- Update on Academic Program & General Education Review for AY2014-15
FIT faculty are encouraged to apply to Fulbright's specialist program, a two to six week experience in a selected institution abroad. The aim of the FSP grant is to exchange expertise and and build collaborations between US faculty and international partners on curriculum, faculty development, and institutional planning. Background on the FSP grant and application information can be found here: www.fitnyc.edu/22100.asp
In Fall 2014, the two-year Bachelor's Degree online program in International Trade and Marketing goes live. Visit our page on FIT's Online Degree Programs
By summer 2015, FIT will complete the transition from ANGEL to Blackboard. All courses and groups will be housed in Blackboard, which has many exciting new features such as enhanced rubrics, easier grading, a better content editor, and so on.
- Center for Excellence in Teaching launches a Teaching with Technology Certificate program spring 2014. For a comprehensive calendar of upcoming CET events visit the CET calendar.
For Academic Affairs and Faculty Policies, see the College Policy Library.