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RESTART FALL 2020:   See FIT’s plans and guidelines for fall campus operations, teaching, and learning.

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Live Online Training Sessions

The Office of Online Learning is offering the following workshops this fall. Registration is not required, just click on the link for the session you'd like to attend. Recorded sessions will also be available for later viewing.
For trainings offered by IT, see this page.
How to create Video Presentation Assignments
Wednesday, October 21 @ 1 PM
Thursday, October 22 @ 2 PM
Are you looking to spice up your Final Exam? In this workshop, you will learn how to convert any essay type paper exam into a video presentation assignment. Your students will use their creativity to create fantastic video presentations using Adobe Spark Video.
Padlet Pedagogy Advanced
Friday, November 13th @ 1 PM
Tuesday, November 17th @ 4 PM
If you are stuck and are indecisive on how to use Padlet than this workshop is for you. This workshop will explore the many possible ways to integrate the use of Padlet into your course. We will cover all eight Padlet templates and discuss which template is best to use for your assignment. I will share different types of Padlet exercises that you can use to create your own Padlet exercise.
Gamify your Course
Monday, November 2nd @ 1 PM
Are you looking for a fun way to get your students prepared for the Final? Adding a gaming element to your course can dramatically improve test scores and get your students excited about learning. In this workshop, you will learn how to create an escape room game using basic tools such as Google Forms and Google Slides. Come ready to score some big points, bring some questions for your review exam and we will create an escape room together.
Open Q&A Session: 10:30AM-11:30AM (Office of Online Learning-Jose and Antonia)
Every Friday from October 2 - November 20 (except October 30)

This is an open Q&A session, come prepared with your questions.


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