Live Online Training Sessions

The Office of Online Learning is offering the following workshops this fall. Except where noted, all workshops are led by Jose Diaz, Online Learning Manager. Registration is not required, just click "Join session here" for the session you'd like to attend. All sessions are recorded and available for later viewing here. 

Screencast-O-Matic New Features

Tuesday, September 6 from 1PM - 2PM Join session here
Thursday, September 8 from 3PM - 4PM Join session here
In this workshop, we will go over the new features in Screencast-O-Matic such as the quiz feature, and ScreenPal. You will learn how to download the ScreenPal extension to your favorite browser. We will then discuss how you can use ScreenPal to communicate with colleagues, and students, and avoid annoying long email exchanges. 

Creating Graphics with Adobe Express
Tuesday, September 13th from 1PM - 2PM Join session here
Thursday, September 15th from 3PM - 4PM Join session here
In this workshop, you will learn a quick and easy way to create graphics for your course using Adobe Express templates. We will create a course banner and a flyer that you can use to communicate with your students in the announcements tool.

How to Automate your Office Hours with Calendly with Patricia Iacobazzo
Tuesday, September 20th from 1PM - 2PM Join session here
Thursday, September 22nd from 3PM - 4PM Join session here
Learn to automate your Office Hours by having students book appointments directly from your Calendly page. Reduce the back and forth of email communication. Your students will be able to see and book available slots directly from their computer or mobile device. 

Edpuzzle with Jennifer Shloming 
Wednesday, September 28th from 12PM - 1PM Join session here
Thursday, September 29th from 3PM - 4PM Join session here
Professor Jennifer Shloming will give us a presentation on how she uses Edpuzzle in her class to create videos that promote active learning. Edpuzzle is a tool that allows you to add interactive quizzes to your videos. It is a great way to keep students engaged while watching lectures or demonstration videos.

Get Help

If you need assistance with Blackboard, call the SUNY Online Support Services Help Desk (open 7 days per week) at 1-844-673-6786 during the following hours:

Monday - Friday 7:00AM-12:00AM Midnight EST
Saturday 10:00AM-8:00PM EST
Sunday 10:00AM-9:00PM EST

If you are having trouble with your FIT Username and Password, call IT for FIT at (212) 217-4357