City Tech Online Seminar
    Online Thursday, September 11th – Friday, October 10th

    This online seminar includes only one face-to-face meeting on Thursday, September 11th, 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 or fully online courses.
    Prerequisite: Faculty Blackboard and a City Tech email account.
    For more information or to register, contact Dr. Karen Lundstrem at

    NEW Workshop: Blackboard Content Management System:
    Location G-604

    Learn how to store, manage, share, and restrict Blackboard files and folders with colleagues and students in a secure environment. This system allows you to upload a file once and reuse it for many courses or organizations.
    These workshops cover the new features in our upgraded version of Blackboard.
    All workshops are located in G-604. Email to register.

  • FALL 2014:
    September 4, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    September 17, Wednesday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

  • NEW HYBRID Blackboard Workshop:

    Online Wednesday, September 10th – Wednesday, October 8th

    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 instructors to answer your questions. Live Collaborate sessions can also be arranged.
    To register please email

    Intro to Blackboard:
    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 obtain a CUNY portal ID and register please email

  • FALL 2014:
    August 28, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    September 3, Wednesday: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    September 6, Saturday: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    September 10, Wednesday: 10:00am - 11:30am
    October 7, Tuesday: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Blackboard Assessment Tools
    (Assignments, Quizzes & 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

  • FALL 2014:
    September 18, Thursday: 1:00pm- 2:00pm
    September 30, Tuesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    October 8, Wednesday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    The Web Conferencing System: Blackboard Collaborate
    Location G-604
    Faculty can now use a headset and webcam to have live conversations with their online students or hold a Web conference with their peers. In addition, you can 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 the live online session.

    Prerequisite: "Intro to Blackboard"

    To register, email

  • FALL 2014:
    September 2, Tuesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    September 29, Monday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    October 2, Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Faculty 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 growth.

    To register, email

  • FALL 2014:
    September 29, Monday: 10:00am - 11:00am
    October 14, Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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