Research

Guttman Instructor Receives PSC-CUNY Research Grant for Hybrid Course Study

June 26, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Instructor Chet Jordan was recently awarded a $6,000 PSC-CUNY Research Grant to incorporate Second Life, a 3-D virtual world where users can socialize, connect and create, into the Foundations in the Humanities course that he will teach during the Fall I 2014 session. This hybrid-online course will ask students to examine the thoughts and […]

Guttman Student Takes ‘Virtual Journey’ Through Second Life

February 21, 2014 | Academics, Research, Student Feature

First-year Guttman student Austin Ochoa has created and engaged in Second Life since October 2013 as part of an undergraduate, independent research project. Facilitating this work is Instructor Chet Jordan, who prompted Austin to write an ethnography (research designed to explore individuals and cultures) by talking to different people in Second Life and has allowed […]

Guttman Recognizes Recent Faculty Achievements

February 6, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College is proud to recognize the important recent accomplishments of faculty members: Parviz Kermani, Professor of Information Technology, will be the co-guest editor with Professor John Silvester, the University of Southern California, for the June 2014 issue of Computer Networks journal. Computer Networks is one of the most prestigious publications in the networking […]

Guttman’s Dean of Academic Affairs Publishes New Book and Research Articles

December 16, 2013 | Academics, Research

Reuben Mikhael Castagno, Dean of Academic Affairs at Guttman Community College, has published The Psychology of Cinematic Popular Culture and Educators’ Reflective Practices (Bentham Science, 2014). This is an important and crucial work in the systematic study of educators’ cinematic reflections and explores to what extent they can be interpreted in terms of the theoretical […]

New Report on Guttman’s Instructional Teams

October 25, 2013 | Academics, Publication, Research

Instructional Teams at Guttman Community College: Building a Learning Community of Students, Faculty, and Staff by Alexandra Weinbaum, Camille Rodríguez and Nan Bauer-Maglin has just been published. This briefing paper examines the instructional team experience during the inaugural year of the college (2012–2013). A key feature of Guttman Community College’s model is the mandatory full-time first […]

Guttman Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Harvard Graduate School of Education

October 16, 2013 | Academics, Research

Professor Nicola Blake was the plenary speaker at the Pathways to Prosperity Network Institute, a joint initiative of Jobs for the Future and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The three-day conference, held on October 2-4, 2013, brought together state and regional leadership teams and stakeholders from the private sector to gain insight into in […]

NCC Is Participating in Foundations of Excellence Self-Study

November 26, 2012 | Research

The New Community College at CUNY is participating in the John N. Gardner Institute’s Foundations of Excellence (FoE) comprehensive self-study of the first-year student experience. The FoE process provides a template on how to work effectively with first-year students by assisting institutions in analyzing what works well for students and which areas need improvement. The […]

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