Author Archives: JakeG1

Hybrid Strategies: Using VoiceThread to Present Content

As you may know by now, a majority of our courses at Silberman are considered “hybrid” courses. This means that a portion of your course, one hour a week or about 15 hours in total, must be taught online. This can be daunting for those of you who have little to no experience teaching or…

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Adjunct Spotlight – Judith Trachtenberg, MSSW

Judith Trachtenberg brings a remarkable combination of experience and passion to the Silberman School of Social Work’s BSW and MSW students in her role as an Adjunct Professor. Building directly upon her practice and leadership career in healthcare organizations – including her service as the Director of Social Work and later a human resources director…

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Hybrid Courses at Silberman: What’s the Deal?

“The great advantage of online learning is that it makes a permanent record of thinking and therefore offers an opportunity for reflection and increased awareness of the inquiry process.”  -D. Randy Garrison, Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, and Guidelines Did you know that a majority of the courses offered at the Silberman School…

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Adjunct Spotlight: Khudodod Khudododov, MSW, Ph.D. | Adjunct Instructor

Khudodod Khudododov practices and researches social work at an international scale, with experience in community and economic development around the world – yet, this adjunct professor’s core interest in social work research praxis was incubated right here at the Silberman School of Social Work. Mr. Khudododov joined the Silberman faculty in 2011, after earning his…

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Adjunct Spotlight – Melba Butler, LCSW, PhD | Adjunct Assistant Professor

Melba Butler, LCSW, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor Melba Butler is committed to connecting people with opportunities. An Adjunct faculty member since 2006 who holds her Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center, Dr. Butler energetically connects her Silberman students with people, networks, resources, and ideas that will expand their knowledge and empower them as social work…

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Adjunct Spotlight – Leora Shudofsky, LMSW | Co-Director of PROVE, Adjunct Lecturer

Leora Shudofsky, herself a graduate of the Hunter College School of Social Work and a valued staff and faculty member since 2008, is committed to supporting veterans, their families, and their unique social service needs. She (re-)joined Hunter to work for PROVE: The Project for Return and Opportunity in Veterans’ Education, first as a full-time field…

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