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CET Workshop Recordings

For recordings of CET events and seminars, please visit individual events pages.

CET Events and Special Presentations

Designing with Music

A faculty development event sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) and the Faculty Research Space (FRS). This unique collaborative event explored the intersection of pedagogy, design and emerging technology--- with musician Dan Tepfer Partnering with FIT faculty and building on synergistic musical connections, faculty explored new ways to connect the diverse professional practices at FIT.

Go to the event page for a video library of the event


Fashion as a Vehicle for Change: Watch video 

Why Empowering Women and Artisans is KEY To Sustainability 
Theanne Schiros, Science and Math, presents her project that
connected FIT faculty and students to a community of 300 female textile artisans in Guinea, West Africa.  This event was held Thursday October 8, 2020 1:00-2:00 pm. 
Download flyer. Watch the presentation.

Fashion Design in 3D

In today’s global fashion market, especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic, more companies are now using 3D visualization technology. Jennifer Lee, Fashion Business Management, presents a demonstration of CLO, one of the industries newest 3D software programs.  Find out how this technology actively engages students in discussions, activities and positive learning outcomes. Watch Video



Tips on Teaching and Related Resources

FIT Digital Library Resources: Supporting Student Research. Webinar presented by Helen Lane April 2nd 2020

Lowering the Cost of Learning with Easy Access Open Educational Resources (OER) An introduction to Open Education Resources(OER) textbooks and materials.  Presented by Helen Lane

 Tips for Teaching webinar  (captioned) by Elaine Maldonado as presented to FIT-SUNY Korea, August 29th, 2019

Enhancing your presence in remote courses  A guide to leverarging your presence in remote learning. 

It's Your First Day of Class

Topics include creating a syllabus, an introduction to Blackboard, the digital syllabus template, and innovative tools and ideas for getting the semester off to a great start!  

Watch the event video


A Quick Guide to Using Rubrics as presented by Carolyn Comiskey and Elaine Maldonado, April 22, 2020. Download Resources 

How to Build a Digital Syllabus Workshop by Jeffrey Riman,
 Use this step-by-step tutorial to get you started.  
Click the image below to watch.blackboard syllabus

Blackboard Pedagogy

  Collaborative Tools and Video 

Presentation by Jeffrey Riman on Blackboard Pedagogy 
Strategies and tools for success as you prepare to teach remotely. Presentation with live links in support of the onlne workshop. Click the image below to watch.

blackboard pedagogy

Building Rubrics in Blackboard as presented by Jeffrey Riman

CET Tips for Blackboard Use Webinar (captioned) by Jeffrey Riman as presented to FIT-SUNY Korea, Sep 5th, 2019

Working With Groups in Blackboard by Jeffrey Riman
How to create groups and link them to your assignments and discussion forums, and more. Workshop presentation
Click the image below to watch.

blackboard groups


Facilitating Student Collaboration: Group discussion and demonstration of tools and strategies useful in promoting better interaction when teaching face to face or remotely. 

Instructions for students who need to create and share their Voicethreads with the class. 

Intro to Quick Video (captioned) by Jeffrey Riman, September 24th, 2019

How to Use Padlet: Workshop hosted by Jeffrey RIman and Jose Diaz. Click the image below to watch.

intro to padlet



Teaching a 3, 4 or 6 Hour Remotely   Teaching with Technology

This two-part series explored the challenges of teaching long duration classes remotely. 

Part one event recording (discussion) This session focuses on teaching strategies that keep students, engaged and learning in remote sessions 

Part two event recording (workshop) This workshop explored digital tools that can help students stay engaged in classes of long duration in a remote environment.



twt part1

twt part2

FIT Center for Excellence in Teaching Certificate Event Teaching with Technology -Summer June 9-10, 2020