We still have seats available for those interested in the Winter cohorts of our Bb Basics and Teaching Remotely courses. 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. We are running one ongoing cohort thath began on Monday, Jan. 4 through and will remain open until Saturday, Jan. 23. We will continue to enroll those interested until 5pm on Friday, Jan. 22.

Teaching Remotely: Pedagogical Practices and Practical Skills Course:

  • This two-week advanced-level course 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. We will be running one ongoing cohort beginning Monday, Jan. 11 through Saturday, Jan. 23. Enrollment will be ongoing until 5:00pm on Friday, Jan. 22.

Please contact Faculty Center Program Specialist, Kristen Lindtvedt at kristen.lindtvedt@csi.cuny.edu to enroll.

In addition to the above courses, we will be holding two sessions daily of our Virtual Drop-in Center (see below for exact times).  As always, all of our Drop-in and training sessions can be accessed via the direct access links provided below, or by using the Virtual Drop-in Center buttons located on the main page of the Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI) Bb Organization available to all teaching faculty at CSI.

Faculty Center Virtual Drop-in Center Sessions: 

  • MORNING SESSION (Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 11:00am) – Access online (link opens five minutes before start of session)
  • AFTERNOON/EVENING SESSION (Monday – Friday, 4:00pm to 6:00pm) – Access online (link opens five minutes before start of session)

For more information or questions about any of the workshops, courses, or assistance sessions offered by the Faculty Center for Professional Development at CSI, please contact Center ISS Program Specialist, Kristen Lindtvedt directly at kristen.lindtvedt@csi.cuny.edu.

Have a great week.

By Kristen Lindtvedt