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 Summer 2022 is here - 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.)
Outlook 2021/365 – Tuesday, July 12, 2 PM – 3 PM
Goes over the interface and functionalities of the Outlook 2021/365 desktop clients. Learn how to be more efficient in Outlook by using advanced search, templates, accessibility features, and a lot more!
Teams Meetings – Monday, July 18, 2 PM – 3 PM
Provides a deep dive into Teams meetings - meeting permissions, integrating apps like Forms and Whiteboard, various settings, presenter views, and more.
Microsoft Whiteboard – Thursday, July 21, 1 PM – 2 PM
Introduces one of the collaborative tools in the Microsoft 365 package - Whiteboard. Whether you are faculty using it with students, or staff using it to brainstorm with your coworkers, Whiteboard is a fantastic tool for remote collaboration.
SharePoint Site – Wednesday, July 27, 2 PM – 3 PM
Goes over how to create and customize your own SharePoint site.
Sharing with OneDrive and Teams – Wednesday, August 10, 11 AM – 12 PM
Covers file creation, sharing permissions, and collaboration within OneDrive and Teams.
Blended Learning: Class Teams and Forms – Tuesday, August 16, 2 PM – 3 PM
Faculty Highlight: Goes over how to create and manage Class Teams as well as creating self-grading quizzes in MS Forms.
Blended Learning: Class Notebook – Friday, August 19, 11 AM – 12 PM
Faculty Highlight: Does a deep dive into Class Notebook - a robust OneNote extension for Class Teams full of exciting possibilities for distributing, collecting, and collaborating on course materials.
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.