This resources page provides faculty and staff with helpful digital trainings, resources and tools to successfully continue working remotely from home, professionally and personally.
Scroll down through the page to see all the useful information and tools available to you or select from the links to the right to be taken to a specific section of interest on the page.
CIS Training webinars are back! As always, all webinars are free and open to all active CUNY Faculty & Staff.
You can view the CIS Training calendar for upcoming webinars and you can register here. (Remember to log in with your CUNY Login, which is the same @login.cuny.edu login you use to access CUNYfirst and Blackboard.)
How to Use Camtasia in your Online and Hybrid Courses - Weds., January 19, 11 AM
Goes over various scenarios and use-cases for Camtasia – such as creating video introductions, editing existing recordings of Zoom/Teams sessions, turning PowerPoints into video lectures, etc.
Camtasia Training: Basics - Select from Friday, January 21, 10 AM or Weds., Jan. 26, 10 AM
Goes over basics of using Camtasia software to create screen recordings and edit videos.
Sharing Files on OneDrive and SharePoint - Monday, Jan. 24, 10 AM
Takes a closer look at how files are shared across Microsoft 365 applications like OneDrive, Teams, and SharePoint. You will learn how to adjust sharing permissions and ensure total control of your files.
Teams: Meetings – Friday, Jan. 28, 11 AM
Concentrates on the Meetings feature of the Microsoft Office Teams application. Goes over the various host and participant controls and some of the newer functionalities, such as different presenter and gallery views, recording and transcript, meeting notes, and more.
SharePoint Site Basics – Weds., Feb. 2, 10 AM
Designed for beginners to SharePoint who would like to build a SharePoint website. Goes over how to access SharePoint, how it ties in with your Teams, and how to use the various features within SharePoint to build an attractive SharePoint page.
Microsoft Lists - Weds., Feb. 9, 1 PM
This webinar is an introduction to one of the new Microsoft 365 applications - Microsoft Lists, which helps you track information and organize work.
Please note: You will need to sign into Office 365 with your CUNY-provided Microsoft account credentials, which are the same as your CUNY Login in order to access the Stream channels and the registration form (Username:Firstname.Lastnameemail@example.com).
For CIS technology training support for Office 365, Dropbox, Blackboard and CUNYfirst across CUNY
Please feel free to leave anonymous feedback for CIS Training here.
LaGuardia I.T. is a member of HETS which allows all LaGuardia faculty, staff and students to benefit from the many valuable services HETS offers.
HETS regularly schedules webinars in English and Spanish regarding technology, distance learning and related topics to support faculty and administrators on this new modality. We will post future HETS webinars in this space as they are scheduled.
For help with any technology, contact the LaGuardia I.T. HelpDesk by:
This CUNY page will provide you with a variety of resources to help you navigate and utilize the sharing and collaborative services provided by the Microsoft Office365 platform, including the following applications:
If you have any questions about Microsoft Office 365 training contact CISTraining@cuny.edu
Accessing and using CUNY technology to support remote teaching, learning and work.
CUNY’s EAP (Employee Assistance Program) provider CCA@YourService offers free assistance, resources, referrals, and counseling available to you any time, any day, for any issue—all provided by qualified professionals.
Visit their website . The login code is: cuny. Once on the home page, you can access upcoming online seminars and prerecorded COVID-19 Virtual Support Offerings.
Visit the Aware Mindfulness Channel on the CCA@YourService website homepage to access short, audio mindfulness exercises that will help you focus, release tension and 'reset' for improved wellbeing. Although the channel text is in English, sessions are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Mandarin and Italian. Please note although the web page lists these as Featured Videos, they are in fact audio files.
The mission of the Center for Learning in Practice is to improve professional learning and knowledge sharing in and across civil society organizations through Sustainable Learning programming, research, and services. The goal of the Higher Education - Teaching & Learning Cafe is to engage a diverse group of higher education faculty and stakeholders in a conversation about the challenges they face when it comes to learning and teaching, pedagogy and technology.