FALL 2016

    City Tech Online Seminar

    FULLY ONLINE: Thursday, October 13th - Tuesday, November 15th.
    This online seminar includes only one face-to-face meeting on Thursday, October 6th, 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, August 15th - Friday, October 7th.
    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


    • FALL 2016:
    • August 25, Thursday: 10:00am - 11:30am
    • August 30, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • September 1, Thursday 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • September 20, Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    • October 5, Wednesday: 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


    • FALL 2016:
    • August 25, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • September 27, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • October 27, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    • November 17, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • November 29, Tuesday: 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


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 6, Tuesday: 10:00am - 11:30am
    • September 15, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • October 6, Thursday 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Turnitin

    Location G-604
    Turnitin is an online tool to check plagiarism against a paper's originality. It checks a paper against many sources, including online journals, newspapers, and even previously submitted student papers. In addition to checking for plagiarism, the tool can be used to help improve student writing. Turnitin can be used within Blackboard or on its own via a Web-based version, which is good for OpenLab users. In this workshop, we will cover how to use Turnitin with OpenLab or whichever online platform you choose via the Web-based version.
    To register email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • FALL 2016:
    • August 31, Wednesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    • September 8, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • September 20, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    Plagiarism Tools with Blackboard

    Location G-604
    SafeAssign and Turnitin are Blackboard tools to check plagiarism against a paper's originality. It checks a paper against many sources, including online journals, newspapers, and even previously submitted student papers. In this workshop, we will cover how to use SafeAssign and Turnitin with Blackboard.
    To register email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • FALL 2016:
    • August 31, Wednesday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • September 8, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    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


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 13, Tuesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    • October 13, Thursday: 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


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 27, Tuesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    • October 6, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    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


    • FALL 2016:
    • October 27, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    • November 7, Monday: 10:00am - 11:00am
    • December 7, Wednesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    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


    • FALL 2016:
    • October 17, Monday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    • November 29, 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


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 14, Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • September 29, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    MS Office Excel 2016 (Customized for eFolders)

    Location G-604
    This is not an eFolders workshop. However, this workshop will cover how to use Microsoft Excel 2016 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


    • FALL 2016:
    • August 30, Tuesday: 11:30am - 12:30pm
    • September 14, Wednesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • December 08, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm


    ADVANCED - MS Office Excel 2016

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


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 7, Wednesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    • November 17, Thursday: 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Basic MS Office Word 2016

    Location G-604
    This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of Microsoft Word 2016.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 13, Tuesday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • October 19, Wednesday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    ADVANCED - MS Office Word 2016

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


    • FALL 2016:
    • October 20, Thursday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    • November 23, Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    MS Office PowerPoint 2016

    Location G-604
    This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.
    To register, email itec@citytech.cuny.edu


    • FALL 2016:
    • September 8, Thursday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    • November 8: Tuesday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm


    TK20 Train-the-trainer Fall 2016 Workshops

    TK20 is the college's new assessment software. These workshops are for faculty designated as Gen Ed and Assessment Liaisons, or Course Coordinator Liaisons. They cover fundamentals of using software, not the actual content that needs to be uploaded to the software.


    Entering Program Level Outcomes

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


    • FALL 2016:
    • Tuesday, August 30: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Wednesday, August 31: 10:00am - 11:00am
    • Thursday, September 15: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Curriculum Mapping

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


    • FALL 2016:
    • Friday, September 23: 11:30am - 12:30pm
    • Thursday, September 29: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Thursday, October 20: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Thursday, November 3: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Assessment Scoring

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


    • FALL 2016:
    • Thursday, November 10: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Thursday, December 1: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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