Student Technology Workshops

On this page you will find the schedule for student technology workshops.
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Summer 2014

May 28 – June 5, 2014 (exclude holidays)

Location: AC – 4G03

Online/Hybrid Course Orientation

(including Blackboard)

CUNY Portal/ Blackboard

WordPress Blog/ePortfolio

York Email
Network ID

Monday

10:00am - 12:00pm

2:00pm - 3:30pm 

Tuesday

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Wednesday

3:00pm - 5:00pm

10:00am - 11:30am

Thursday

10:00am - 12:00pm 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Friday

1:00pm - 3:00pm

 10:00am - 11:30pm

For workshops on Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007, please contact Joshelyn Vivas by Email.  She will schedule a session for you.

Topics:

Online/Hybrid Course Orientation:

  1. study skills required to be successful in an online or hybrid course;
  2. academic integrity;
  3. all topics listed in Blackboard/CUNY portal workshops;
  4. activate and use York Email.

Blackboard/CUNY Portal:

  1. register for a CUNY portal account and access Blackboard;
  2. Blackboard basic features such as updating email address, viewing and downloading course documents, viewing and submitting assignments, taking quizzes, posting and replying to messages on Discussion Board;
  3. how to submit a SafeAssignment if your course instructor requires;
  4. how to work with wiki if your course instructor requires –
  5. what is wiki
  • how to create a wiki page and add text content
  • how to add web links, images and Youtube videos to a wiki page
  • how to create table of content for your wiki site
  • how to use table to present data on a wiki page and to lay out content
  • how to comment on a wiki page
  • how to create blog entries if your course instructor requires –
  • what is blog
  • how to create a blog post and add text content
  • how to add web links, images and Youtube videos to a blog post
  • how to comment a blog post
  • how to use Blackboard Collaborate (formerly called Elluminate) web conferencing tool if your course instructor requires:

WordPress Blog/ePortfolio:

  1. log in to WordPress;
  2. understand dashboard;
  3. change theme;
  4. set up privacy level for your site;
  5. create a blog post and add multimedia content;
  6. add tags;
  7. monitor comments;
  8. add, remove widgets;
  9. create pages.

York Email:

  1. activate your York email;
  2. read, send, reply, forward an email message;
  3. attach a file on your email;
  4. access SkyDrive, create folder, upload to and download files from your SkyDrive;
  5. use calendar.

York Network ID

  1. activate your York Network ID and sign on computers on campus using your Network ID;
  2. understand what you can do with your York Network ID;
  3. save, upload and download files to your York network drive;
  4. access library databases via VPN at home using your network ID;
  5. printing on campus using your network ID;
  6. access ePortfolio and the College website.

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