Research

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 […]

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 […]

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