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Faculty
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jean amaral
Title
associate professor + open knowledge librarian
Pronouns
she, her, hers
Office Location
S410D
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Department
Library

Courses

SOC 100 (1902): The Individual, Culture and Society |Spring  2020 | Prof. Alapo

SOC 100 (1902): The Individual, Culture and Society |Spring 2020 | Prof. Alapo

This course studies the social world and how it has evolved over time, as well as how individuals are influenced and structured by social interactions in small groups and by larger social forces. The course covers major sociological theories and research methods, and key concepts such as culture, socialization, social class, race/ethnicity, gender, technology, social inequality, and social change.

SOC 100 (1708): Culture and Society | Spring 2020 | Prof. Alapo

SOC 100 (1708): Culture and Society | Spring 2020 | Prof. Alapo

This course studies the social world and how it has evolved over time, as well as how individuals are influenced and structured by social interactions in small groups and by larger social forces. The course covers major sociological theories and research methods, and key concepts such as culture, socialization, social class, race/ethnicity, gender, technology, social inequality, and social change.

African History from 1500 – present | Spring 2020 | Prof. Remi Alapo

African History from 1500 – present | Spring 2020 | Prof. Remi Alapo

African History – AFN / HIS 122 – 0900 Africa from the beginnings of the Atlantic slave trade to the end of colonialism in the late twentieth century is examined. The effect of colonialism on economic and cultural patterns in the African diaspora is explored.

ECE 209-Seminar

ECE 209-Seminar

This course focuses on the theories, methods and materials of early childhood education for infants (birth to eighteen months), with an emphasis on addressing developmental needs and culturally appropriate practices in their education and care. The following topics are explored in depth: social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of infants; basic principles of infant care giving, including providing culturally sensitive and consistent care; arrangement of the environment and developmentally appropriate experiences to promote infant growth and learning; the role of parents and establishing partnerships with families.

English 201: Introduction to Literature

English 201: Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Literature

Communities

MEA Faculty and Staff

MEA Faculty and Staff

This project is for planning and administration of the Media Arts and Technology Department. It is an internal project and has information and resources for the faculty and staff. Please ask to join if you teach in or work with the department. If you are a student or looking for the externally facing department site visit the Media Arts and Technology Department project.

Teaching on the OpenLab

Teaching on the OpenLab

A place for BMCC faculty who are teaching (or considering teaching) on the OpenLab to connect and share ideas. Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay

Building Community on the OpenLab

Building Community on the OpenLab

A space for anyone at BMCC who would like to use the OpenLab to create and participate in communities, such as student clubs, faculty interest groups, communities of practice, etc. Here you’ll find ideas, resources, and advice to help you make the most of OpenLab. Group image: “Icon-Community@2x” by Vkw.studiogood is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

The Math Group

The Math Group

This is an open space to talk about MATHEMATICS

Culturally Sustaining Practices

Culturally Sustaining Practices

A space for BMCC faculty and staff to share and discuss culturally sustaining pedagogies and practices.

Projects

Teach On!

Teach On!

A space for faculty to share ideas about how to support student learning during the transition to distance learning for the remainder of Spring 2020. Please request to join if you are faculty at BMCC. Click on “Visit Project Site” in the upper right to access BMCC’s Course Continuity Resources website.

BMCC OpenLab Planning

BMCC OpenLab Planning

Group for BMCC planning OpenLab activities.

Opening Gateways Project

Opening Gateways Project

In this project I will apply Active Learning strategies I have learned at the Opening Gateways seminars.

Opening Gateway Project Spring 2020

Opening Gateway Project Spring 2020

In this project I will apply Active Learning strategies I have learned at the Opening Gateways seminars such as Webwork, EdPuzzle, Plickers, Inquiry Base Learning, Flipped Classroom, Universal Design for Learning, and HelpYourMath software and Videos to be used in the students mathematics projects such as the Stock Market Game and ePortfolio in addition to Lesson Planning in the MAT56 course that will be available on the BMCC OpenLab website. Please view the Mathematics Department Syllabus for the MAT56 course of the Integrated Algebra and Trigonometry that I will be teaching in the Spring 2020 semester by clicking the link here at: https://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/wp-content/uploads/ported/syllabi/MAT56.pdf