Maura A. Smale’s Profile

Faculty
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Maura A. Smale
Title
Chief Librarian and Department Chair
Department
Library
Office
Atrium 544
Academic interests

information literacy, games-based learning, instructional technology, open access publishing, anthropology, ethnography, archaeology

Bio

I’m Chief Librarian here at City Tech, and am interested in how and where students do their academic work, game-based learning in higher education, open access publishing, and critical information literacy.

Work Phone
718-260-5497
Email address
Twitter

My Courses

Telling Brooklyn Stories: ENG 1101: English Composition

Telling Brooklyn Stories: ENG 1101: English Composition

Brooklyn is a collection of neighborhoods and location, a microcosm of the world. This semester, in Telling Brooklyn Stories, we will explore Brooklyn through archives at the Brooklyn Historical Society, our own experiences walking through the City Tech vicinity, our speaking and listening, writing and reading, as well as through research and discussion on the new OpenLab digital platform.

Telling Brooklyn Stories

Telling Brooklyn Stories

Prof. Justin Davis Prof. Jody R. Rosen * * * * * Brooklyn is a collection of neighborhoods and location, a microcosm of the world. This semester, in Telling Brooklyn Stories, we will explore Brooklyn through archives at the Brooklyn Historical Society, our own experiences walking through the City Tech vicinity, our speaking and listening, writing and reading, as well as through research and discussion on the new OpenLab digital platform.

My Projects

The Buzz

The Buzz

Welcome to The Buzz, a project by your student community team. The Buzz is a student blogging site dedicated to all things CityTech–from how to handle the pressures of school, to what movies to see. At least one of our student writers will post something every weekday, so check back often to join the discussion! And be sure to join the project to get regular updates!

The Open Road

The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

The purpose of this project is to create a forum to ask questions, generate discussion, and share teaching materials, resources, and ideas about teaching and learning on the OpenLab. Avatar image: “The open door” by hehaden.

OpenLab Pioneers!

OpenLab Pioneers!

This project is a central hub of communication for the first group of faculty fellows in the “Living Lab” Title V grant. Westward, ho! (cc-licensed group avatar by HeedingtheMuses)

Living Lab 2nd Year Fellows

Living Lab 2nd Year Fellows

This is a collaborative space for use by the Second Year Faculty Fellow participants in the General Education Seminar, part of City Tech’s Title V grant-funded initiative A Living Laboratory. This seminar will concentrate particularly on the second year of the student experience at our college, a critical year for our students that focuses on collaborative assignments and projects, and associate degree capstones.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

LGBTQFaculty&Staff@CityTech

LGBTQFaculty&Staff@CityTech

This club is for support and friendship among the staff and faculty LGBTQ community.

City Tech Earthquake Survivors Support Group

City Tech Earthquake Survivors Support Group

We are here for you.