Student Technology Workshops

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

Spring 2018

January 29 - February 23, 2018 (exclude holidays)

Location: AC - 4EA1

Day

Online/Hybrid Course Orientation
(including Blackboard)

CUNY Portal/ Blackboard
Monday

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

9:30 am - 10:30 am (Session 1)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm (Session 2)

Wednesday

9:30 am - 10:30 am

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Session 1)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Session 2)

Thursday

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Session 1)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Session 2)

Friday

10:00 am - 11:00 am

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For questions or schedule an appointment, please contact us at bbadmin@york.cuny.edu.

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 a 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 a table of content for your wiki site
    • how to use a 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.

York Email

  1. activate your York email
  2. read, send, reply, forward an email message
  3. attach a file to your email
  4. use calendar

York Network ID

  1. activate your York Network ID and sign on computers on campus using your Network ID
  2. describe 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.