Blackboard is the Learning Management System Used by FIT
Training is available through the Blackboard Faculty Resource Group located in your Blackboard Home page
Click here to sign into Blackboard. All faculty have access to the Blackboard Faculty Resource which is located on your Blackboard Home page under My Organizations once
you login to fitnyc.open.suny.edu/ This resource contains numerous
self guided tutorials that span the most frequently needed tasks and
procedures including building and copying your courses. This resource
offers tutorials on how to access lynda.com, Voicethread and other
tools of value for you to consider.
If you are a newly employed faculty member, and do not yet have access to FIT services visit the FIT Blackboard Info pages at http://blackboard.fitnyc.edu/faculty/
FIT provides access to lynda.com to all faculty, students and staff. This self-training portal is a rich resource that helps your to keep your skills and knowledge up to date or to learn new skills. Join lynda.com by following this simple procedure. Click this link to view or download. lynda.com is integrated into Blackboard making it possible for faculty to share tutorials in support of course objectives and assignments. This procedure is covered in Blackboard Training or you can find lynda.com in the Blackboard "Add Content Area"
FIT has a campus license for Voicethread which is a multimedia interactive tool that brings students and faculty together for fully online or face to face classes.
Some interesting examples of VT use by educators http://blog.voicethread.com/2015/02/24/diversity-in-groups-a-connected-experience/
Instructions for Faculty and a Video: http://docs.voicethread.com/ vt-in-your-lms/instructors/ blackboard-2/
Student Resource Linka for Voicethread are below.
Direct link to video: http://voicethread.wistia.com/ medias/syz3llfn8x
Download a Voicethread case study that features FIT Associate Professor Ann Denton
FIT FABLAB Resources for 3D Printing.
Presentation on 3D Printing in the FABLAB
Useful Technology Links
MyFIT https://myfit.fitnyc.edu Web services, grades, lynda.com
Blackboard Access https://fitnyc.open.suny.edu
Center for Excellence in Teaching B502 http://fitnyc.edu/cet
Events and instructional support. check our calendar
Faculty Development Grants and Awards
Resources to support best practices in teaching
Teaching with technology
Tech help desk (IT) C305B
get ticket from help desk for microsoft office
email: firstname.lastname@example.org with any tech problems
Google/Gmail help: email google.fitnyc.edu
Discounted Apple, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office and More.
Technology training and consultation: Technology Development Team (TDT) provides training, and also video production services if you want to create instructional video content. http://it.fitnyc.edu/tdt/
Sign up for technology training courses here: