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.
The CISTraining webinar schedule for September and October 2022 is here - you can view the CISTraining 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.
Teams for Beginners – Tuesday, September 13, 2 PM – 3 PM
Goes over the basics of using the Microsoft communication hub that integrates all other Microsoft applications - Teams. Navigation of the interface, one-on-one chat, creation of a team, meetings and document collaboration.
Dropbox for Beginners – Monday, September 19, 2 PM – 3 PM
Covers the basics of Dropbox - a cloud storage system available to CUNY employees - including access, navigation, syncing, sharing permissions and collaborating.
Teams for Project Work – Wednesday, September 21, 11 AM – 12 PM
Focus on using the Teams app for project work, including adding tabs, document collaboration, planner integration, OneNote integration and creating custom tags.
Visio Online for Beginners – Thursday, September 29, 2 PM – 3 PM
Goes over the Visio for the Web app available through the Microsoft 365 platform, including interface and navigation, creating basic projects and functionalities.
Microsoft Lists – Tuesday, October 4, 2 PM – 3 PM
Introduction to one of the new Microsoft 365 applications – Microsoft Lists, which helps you track information and organize work.
Creating Accessible Documents – Wednesday, October 19, 11 AM – 12 PM
Goes over important accessibility functionalities in Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook to ensure that documents you share with a larger audience are accessible to everyone.
You can also view CISTraining’s Stream channels with curated video clips from previously recorded webinars, designed to help walk you through the most common tasks and actions within various CUNY-provided systems.
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.