Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI): CSI Faculty Center Updates for Week of Aug. 3, 2020

There are still cohorts of the Bb Basics and Teaching Remotely courses available before the Fall 2020 semester begins. If you have not yet taken advantage of these wonderful online teaching and learning training resources, you still have time to enroll. Available course sections are as follows:

Blackboard Basics Course

This is a self-paced general overview of the basic tools and functions inside CUNY’s current installation of Blackboard. There are three remaining cohorts of the course available as follows:​​

  • FINAL COHORT – Begins on Monday, Aug. 10, enrollment closing at 5:00pm on Sunday, Aug. 9 

Teaching Remotely: Pedagogical Practices and Practical Skills Course:

This two-week, advanced-level course has been developed as an equivalent alternative to the CUNY Online Initiative’s SPS OTE course. It has been designed to fully instruct teaching faculty, department facilitators, and course developers at CSI in the actions and preferred techniques required to effectively stage and develop fully online courses. There are three remaining cohorts of the course available as follows:​​

  • COHORT 11 – Began Monday, Aug. 3, currently in progress
  • FINAL COHORT – Begins Monday, Aug. 10, enrollment available until 5:00pm on Friday, Aug. 7

By Kristen Lindtvedt