Research

Professor Enjoys Recent Publication Success

May 6, 2015 | Academics, Publication, Research

Marla A. Sole, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has recently published several articles in noteworthy publications, including: Financial Literacy: An Essential Component of Mathematics Literacy and Numeracy. Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 5(2), 55-62, defines financial literacy and justifies its place in the mathematics curriculum. After describing the gaps in young people’s understanding of […]

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Academics, Research

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

Professor Gives Talk at Mayan Culture Conference

April 8, 2015 | Academics, Research

At the TEDx Tulum 2015 conference in Tulum, Mexico, on February 21, Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, gave an inspiring talk: “The Value of Ecological Heritage for Health and Happiness (in the Maya World and Beyond).” Living in our globalizing world, it is easy to assume that the key […]

Faculty Member Publishers New Book on Public Housing and School Choice

March 30, 2015 | Academics, Publication, Research

Molly Vollman Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, has published Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City: Youth Experiences in a Gentrified City (Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 9781137429155, 2015). A new title in the Palgrave Studies in Urban Education series, her book is a bold statement about education and housing policies that influence the […]

Guttman Students Participate in CUNY-Wide Microbiology Research Project

March 20, 2015 | Academics, Research

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Spring II Introduction to Biology: Life in New York City course are participating in a CUNY-wide microbiology research project investigating the New York City urban microbial community as part of Brooklyn College’s AREM (Authentic Research Experience in Microbiology) initiative. The project’s objective is to determine the influence of human activity […]

Students Study Effects of Photosynthesis in Biology Lab

January 23, 2015 | Academics, Research, Technology

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Fall II Introduction Biology: Life in New York City course performed a fundamental photosynthesis experiment using an innovative approach during their January 22 lab session. They studied whether photosynthesis (the process by which organisms convert light from the sun into glucose sugar molecules for energy) was occurring by measuring the […]

College Hosts Advisory and Research Council Meeting

December 18, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College held its Advisory & Research Council Meeting on December 11, welcoming 9 “critical friends” to the campus. Members of the Council, who are leading figures in U.S. education, rotated through two concurrent presentations on key aspects of the College. They reviewed relevant data and challenges in each area, with Q&As, small group […]

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 […]

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