ralcendor’s Profile

Faculty
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ralcendor
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Biological Sciences
Office Location
P313
Academic interests

Instructional technology, cell death and differentiation, longevity and stress-resistance studies

Bio

PhD. UMDNJ-Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
BS. UVI

Work Phone
7182548614

My Courses

BIO2312 LAB, Spring 2019

BIO2312 LAB, Spring 2019

This course will fulfill one of your writing-intensive requirements. You will be expected to complete several writing assignments, both in lab and lecture. These assignments will vary from a few sentences to long essays and lab reports. For long essays or lab reports you will be expected to hand in a first daft before the final copy is submitted. You will be given feedback on these drafts and it is expected you will incorporate these suggestions on the final copy.

Microbiology Lab Spring 2013

Microbiology Lab Spring 2013

The course, Fundamentals of Microbiology, has a lecture and laboratory component. The lecture focuses on the structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, interaction between the microbe and the host, and human diseases. Laboratory sessions focus on pure culture techniques, methods of staining and the microscopic, colonial and biochemical identification of saprophytic organisms. Overall Class Learning Outcomes (1) Use analytical and critical thinking skills to approach a research project. (2) Develop basic microbiology laboratory techniques. (3) Differentiate the various types of test used in identifying and classifying pathogenic microorganisms. (4) Use the scientific method to gather, analyze, interpret and present field base research project

Microbiology Lab Fall 2012

Microbiology Lab Fall 2012

The course, Fundamentals of Microbiology, has a lecture and laboratory component. The lecture focuses on the structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms, interaction between the microbe and the host, and human diseases. Laboratory sessions focus on pure culture techniques, methods of staining and the microscopic, colonial and biochemical identification of saprophytic organisms. Overall Class Learning Outcomes (1) Use analytical and critical thinking skills to approach a research project. (2) Develop basic microbiology laboratory techniques. (3) Differentiate the various types of test used in identifying and classifying pathogenic microorganisms. (4) Use the scientific method to gather, analyze, interpret and present field base research project

My Projects

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

Realizing the value of the research experience at the undergraduate level, this project is committed to fostering research opportunities for City Tech students. Faculty and students can use this project as a place to share announcements about research opportunities, as well as a place to offer information about the experiences students and faculty have had in their research endeavors. A handbook on effective mentoring, developed by the Undergraduate Research Committee, is currently available for download.

First Year Writing @ City Tech

First Year Writing @ City Tech

FYW@City Tech is a program and a digital forum for sharing curricular and pedagogical resources related to teaching and learning about writing at City Tech. The First Year Writing Program @ City Tech (FYW@City Tech) offers professional and curricular support for faculty teaching First Year Writing Courses (ENG1101 and ENG1121) at the college. As a repository of materials related to best practices in teaching writing, the FYW@City Tech Web site is a place where FYW instructors and faculty across the college can learn more about teaching writing and archive their unique disciplinary resources related to teaching writing at a college of technology.

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.

Committee on Undergraduate Research

Committee on Undergraduate Research

We are the committee, initially from the School of Arts and Sciences, now encompassing faculty from Technology and Design and Professional Studies as well, established to promote student and faculty collaboration on research at the undergraduate level. “Sky Blue Squares” by Annie via Flickr

CITY TECH – College Wide Assessment Committee

CITY TECH – College Wide Assessment Committee

Assessment is an essential activity at City Tech, and indeed in all colleges and universities as accountability issues gain in importance. Many faculty members have become deeply engaged in assessment and have come to understand how to use it to strengthen curriculum and improve teaching and learning. The College Wide Assessment Committee at CITY TECH provides leadership and assistance in developing and overseeing a program of evaluation and feedback to enhance institutional effectiveness. The main goal is to design and help to fully implement the an structure, long envisioned, to guide assessment work and for faculty members to assume a greater role in the leadership of this initiative. The committee also: – develops and recommends college-wide policies; – assists in developing assessment procedures that meet accepted standards for data collection and analyses; – reviews assessment procedures for consistency with goals and objectives; – reviews results of assessment activities and recommends improvements; and – reviews the progress of the college in implementing assessment activities;

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