Students should consult with their advisors before electing the No Credit option.
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 is partnering with the Microsoft NYC Store in July and with Microsoft Learning consultants in August to bring a series of Microsoft Office Suite and Office 365 webinars to all active CUNY faculty and staff.
You can view the
CIS Training calendar for upcoming webinars and you can register
Microsoft Word: Advanced - July 22, 10-11 AM
Review where to find relevant features with Ribbon; learn how Compare and Merge can save time; gather ideas and thoughts with Comments and Suggestions; convert documents into emails with Mail Merge, while preserving Formatting Options.
Microsoft Excel: Advanced - July 27, 2-3 PM
Expand knowledge of notable functions; understand cell formatting to manipulate and interpret data; learn to create Pivot tables for data analyzation; understand options to restrict and protect data; utilize accessibility options using Check Accessibility.
Microsoft PowerPoint: Advanced - July 28, 2-3 PM
Understand and practice using Themes; using Design Ideas menu to use alternate slide formats automatically generated; using Animation effects including Entrance, Emphasis, Exit and Motion Paths; 3D models and morphing for additional motion options.
Working Remotely with OneDrive and Teams - August 5, 10-11 AM
Covers the file management aspects of OneDrive and Teams, along with the best practices for each app.
Sway - August 5, 2-3 PM
Dives into Microsoft Sway and shows various types of dynamic presentations you can create with this presentation program.
Zoom: Facilitating Online Classes *faculty highlight*
Choose August 11, 2-3 PM or August 19, 10-11 AM
Covers the "before" and "during" of facilitating successful Zoom classes - such as creating polls, assigning an alternative host, security measures, turning on subtitles, and setting up breakout rooms.
Blended Learning with Teams, OneNote, and Forms *faculty highlight*
Choose August 12, 2-3 PM or August 18, 10-11 AM
Utilize Microsoft 365 to enhance models of blended learning. Dives into the models themselves and shows live examples of how Microsoft programs such as Teams, OneNote Class Notebook, Forms, and Sway enhance and support these models.
OneNote - August 18, 2-3 PM
The basics of OneNote - the Microsoft 365 information-gathering and multi-user collaboration platform.
Teams for Beginners - August 24, 2-3 PM
The basics of the Teams app – navigation, one-on-one chat, creating a team, meetings, and file collaboration.
Planner - September 1, 10-11 AM
The Microsoft 365 task-management app: creating Planner projects, setting and assigning tasks, integration with Teams.
Forms - September 1, 2-3 PM
The Microsoft 365 tool for creating surveys and quizzes: interface and navigation, types of questions, settings, and branching.
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.Lastnamefirstname.lastname@example.org).
CIS technology training support for Office 365, Dropbox, Blackboard and CUNYfirst across CUNY
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.