City Tech Online Seminar

    FULLY ONLINE: Thursday, February 18th – Tuesday, March 22nd.
    This online seminar includes only one face-to-face meeting on Thursday, February 18th, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. If you cannot attend the face-to-face meeting, you can still participate. Learn how to design your online course syllabus, communicate with students online, and assess students. Participation is required for faculty who will be teaching hybrid and online courses. Prerequisite: Blackboard Fundamentals and a City Tech email account. Please note that while the seminar is run on Blackboard, you can use OpenLab or other tools to teach hybrid courses.
    For more information or to register, contact Dr. Karen Lundstrem at klundstrem@citytech.cuny.edu


    Hybrid Blackboard Workshop

    Online, Monday, January 25th – Friday, February 26th.
    Take any face-to-face Blackboard workshop below, and have online support while learning the system. You do not need to participate for the full length of the hybrid workshop, but you can use support materials and ask questions online throughout the month. Alternatively, just participate online and have access to videos, course documents, and an instructor to answer your questions. Live Collaborate sessions can also be arranged.
    To register, please email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    Blackboard Fundamentals

    Location G-604
    Bring your syllabus and course materials to prepare your actual course on Blackboard for Web-enhanced instruction. All faculty must have a CUNY portal ID before attending this workshop. You should also check to make sure your course is listed on Blackboard.
    To register email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • January 28, Thursday: 10:00am - 11:30am
    • February 2, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • February 4, Thursday 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • February 17, Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:30pm
    • March 1, Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    • March 21, Monday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

    Grade Center

    Location G-604
    This workshop will cover how to create tests and set up Blackboard’s grade center for quizzes and assignments. To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • January 28, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • February 10, Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:30pm
    • February 25, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • March 15, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • April 14, Thursday: 11:00am - 12:30pm
    • May 2, Monday: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    Blackboard Collaborate

    Location G-604
    Online videoconferencing is available to all professors and their students using Blackboard. Use a video and voice chat tool to have live conversations with online students. In addition, use push technologies to share your applications and materials with any student using an Internet connection. Guest speakers from outside Blackboard can also be invited to participate in videoconferences. Prerequisite: Blackboard Fundamentals.
    To register please email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 1, Monday: 10:00am - 11:30am
    • February 4, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • February 24, Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • March 10, Thursday: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Blogs & Wikis

    Location G-604
    Learn how to create group Web sites and blogs or private journal assignments for students using Blog or Wiki tools. To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 17, Wednesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    • March 8, Tuesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Websupport1

    Location G-604
    Websupport1 is the faculty Web server for educational and class materials that you wish to share with your students. Learn how to create basic Web page(s) and your own site, as well as how to upload files to the server.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • March 8, Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    • April 13, Wednesday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    ePortfolios

    Location G-604
    A faculty workshop introducing the ePortfolio project on OpenLab's Wordpress software. Discover a simple, effective way to bring ePortfolios into your classroom to support your students' academic progress. To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 24, Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    • March 1, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    • March 31, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Introduction to Jing

    Location G-604
    Jing is a basic, free version of Camtasia Studio that allows you to capture video, animation, and images from your computer screen, which you can share on the Web. It works for Macs and PCs. To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • April 18, Monday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    • May 3, Tuesday: 10:00am - 11:00am

    Prezi for Online Presentations

    Location G-604
    Learn how to use Prezi, an online presentation tool. Zoom in and out of your online images, videos, and text to present conceptual material. To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • March 3, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • March 29, Tuesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Instructional Videos Made Simple

    Location G-604
    Shoot an instructional video for your class on something as simple as your smart phone. Learn how to use a few very basic video editing options, including creating a caption and title, before uploading the video to YouTube and Blackboard.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • April 4, Monday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    • April 21, Thursday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    • May 3, Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    MS Office Excel 2013 (Customized for eFolders)

    Location G-604
    This is not an eFolders workshop. However, this workshop will cover how to use Microsoft Excel 2013 for eFolders, as well as for grading, formulas, logical tests, and other topics. Some basics of Excel will also be reviewed, such as printing to fit on one page.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 6, Saturday: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    • February 25, Thursday: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
    • March 23, Wednesday: 11:00am – 12:30pm
    • April 21, Thursday: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    • May 12, Thursday: 1:00pm – 2:30pm


    ADVANCED - MS Office Excel 2013

    Location G-604
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 20, Saturday: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    • March 17, Thursday: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    • April 12, Tuesday: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
    • May 17, Tuesday: 11:00am – 12:30pm

    Basic MS Office Word 2013

    Location G-604
    This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of Microsoft Word 2013.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 2, Tuesday: 1:00pm-2:00pm
    • March 10, Thursday: 1:00pm-2:00pm

    ADVANCED - MS Office Word 2013

    Location G-604
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • March 2, Wednesday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    • May 4, Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    MS Office PowerPoint 2013

    Location G-604
    This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • SPRING 2016:
    • February 18, Thursday: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
    • May 18, Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm