Center for Engaged Pedagogy


The Joy and Science of Effective Note-Taking

Have you ever wondered if your style of note-taking is effective? Have you ever thought about whether there might be a better—and more joyous—way to take notes? Join the Center for Engaged Pedagogy and the Barnard Zine Library for a **rescheduled** note-taking workshop on Wednesday September 27, 2023 from 4:15-5:30PM. Come to discuss and learn about note-taking habits, techniques, and practices for readings, lectures, and discussion-based courses. You'll leave with note-taking templates and supplies! This workshop will take place in-person in Diana 504.


Generative AI & the College Classroom

Educators are acting fast to consider the implications of ChatGPT and several other generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools. The following recommendations represent the CEP’s and IMATS' initial and ongoing research into generative artificial intelligence and its implications in the higher education classroom, with recommendations for classroom activities, assignment design, and academic honesty and ethical considerations regarding the potential risks of this technology.


At the Center for Engaged Pedagogy, we believe that teaching and learning is a transformative process. Both students and teachers engage in meaningful teaching and learning practices that foster mutual growth and facilitate the collaborative cultivation of knowledge. We are committed to supporting and striving towards inclusive and innovative pedagogical practices that acknowledge diverse ways of knowing, forms of expertise, and academic pathways.


Read Like You Mean It!

As the semester progresses, assignments are picking up! Many Barnard students will notice that some of their assignments include readings that are upwards of 50 pages or even full books. Our upcoming workshop "Read Like You Mean It," can assist you as you approach your readings throughout the year. 

During this workshop, we will equip you with essential skills such as efficient skimming, navigating through assigned texts, pinpointing relevant information, and embracing deep reading practices. Building these skills will empower you to tackle those challenging humanities and humanistic social sciences readings. Join us on Thursday, October 5th, from 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM at the Barnard Center for Engaged Pedagogy to unlock the secrets of successful reading.