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We also offer and that do not require registration.

Canvas for Students - Jan 24 at 3:30 LIGHTNING ROUND

01/24/17 at 3:30 Register

January 23, 2017 - January 23, 2017

This workshop will provide a quick overview of the most commonly used features in the Canvas learning management system. Topics include finding your courses in Canvas, submitting assisgnments, and posting to discussions. Jan 24 - 3:30 - 4:00p

Drop-by: Canvas for Faculty DROPBY

1 - 4pm Mon - Thurs Register

June 6, 2017 - June 29, 2017

Our Tech Fellows work with faculty individually to provide an overview of Canvas and get you started creating your course in Canvas. Drop by Macy 345 anytime from 1-4, Monday-Thursday. No appointment needed.

Academic Writing with Word/Google Docs CAMPUS

06/20/2017 1 - 3pm Register

June 20, 2017 - June 20, 2017

Learn about using Microsoft Word features including styles, table of contents, citations, and track changes, to create clean documents. Use collaborative features in Google Docs to edit shared documents.

Webinar: Canvas Introduction for Faculty WEBINAR

06/22/2017 10 - 10:30am Register

June 22, 2017 - June 22, 2017

Participate from anywhere you have a computer with an internet connection and get a 30-minute introduction to Canvas. Feel free to stay after the webinar for a question and answer session. Registration is required so we can send you the web conferencing information. Thurs June 22 10 - 10:30am

Drop-by: Canvas for Faculty DROPBY

1 - 4pm Mon - Thurs Register

July 3, 2017 - July 27, 2017

Our Tech Fellows work with faculty individually to provide an overview of Canvas and get you started creating your course in Canvas. Drop by Macy 345 anytime from 1-4, Monday-Thursday. No appointment needed.

Canvas Intro for Faculty Workshop CAMPUS

7/6/2017 11 - Noon Register

July 6, 2017 - July 6, 2017

If you would like a more structured approach to learning, you can participate in one of our Canvas Introduction one-hour, hands-on workshops. You can bring your own laptop or we can provide one for you. No registration necessary.

ePortfolio with Mahara CAMPUS

07/06/2017 2 - 4pm Register

July 6, 2017 - July 6, 2017

Learn about creating a personal portfolio that reflects your learning goals and achievements, and can be shared with others when searching for work or collaborating within the Mahara platform.

Accessibility/Universal Design for Learning (UDL) CAMPUS

07/18/2017 Noon - 4pm Register

July 18, 2017 - July 18, 2017

Learn about the laws and practices pertaining to equitable education for individuals with disabilities. Topics incluce Universal Design, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Universal Design of Instruction (UDI), Assistive Technology, and accessible design.

Webinar: Canvas Introduction for Faculty WEBINAR

07/20/2017 1:30 - 2:00pm Register

July 20, 2017 - July 20, 2017

Participate from anywhere you have a computer with an internet connection and get a 30-minute introduction to Canvas. Feel free to stay after the webinar for a question and answer session. Registration is required so we can send you the web conferencing information. Thurs Jul 20 1:30 - 2pm

Protect Yourself from Malware Mayhem On Campus

July 27 11:00 - 11:30 Register

July 27, 2017 - July 27, 2017

Did you know someone sitting on a beach in the Caribbean can steal bank account information from your computer in New York? Because criminals use sophisticated software called malware to infect people all over the world, everyone is at risk. We'll explain malware and show you how to defend against malware infections. Leave this 30-minute workshop feeling educated and empowered in the fight against malware.

Drop-by: Canvas for Faculty DROPBY

1 - 4pm Mon - Thurs Register

August 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017

Our Tech Fellows work with faculty individually to provide an overview of Canvas and get you started creating your course in Canvas. Drop by Macy 345 anytime from 1-4, Monday-Thursday. No appointment needed.

Ring Central Overview On Campus

08/03/2017 11:00-11:45 Register

August 3, 2017 - August 3, 2017

This 45-minute session is a one-stop shop for all of the RingCentral basics. We’ll cover some of the most commonly used features of your RingCentral phone, including:


-How to transfer a call

-How to start a conference call

-How to set up your voicemail greeting

-“Call appearances” (having others answer your call while you’re away)

-Call handling

Webinar: Canvas Introduction for Faculty WEBINAR

08/08/2017 10 - 10:30am Register

August 8, 2017 - August 8, 2017

Participate from anywhere you have a computer with an internet connection and get a 30-minute introduction to Canvas. Feel free to stay after the webinar for a question and answer session. Registration is required so we can send you the web conferencing information. Tues Aug 8 10 - 10:30am

Don’t Take The Bait: How To Stay Safe From Phishing and Keep Your Passwords In The Vault On Campus

Tuesday 8/8 11-11:30 am Register

August 8, 2017 - August 8, 2017

Phishing is a technique where cyber criminals attempt to fool you into clicking on a link and revealing personal information by responding to an official-looking email. Criminals are getting increasingly clever in their ability to create emails that look authentic, making it difficult for even savvy computer users to spot the spoofs. We’ll define phishing, show you how to recognize phishing attempts, report email scams and give you tips on how to keep your passwords and data safe and secure.

Stop by 70 Grace Dodge (CIS Service Desk) at 11 am Tuesday August 8--no registration required!

TC Phone Online Fax Training

August 10 11-11:30 Register

August 10, 2017 - August 10, 2017

Did you know you can use RingCentral as a fax machine? We’ll show you how to send and receive a fax, attach a document to your fax and even schedule a fax to be sent another time—all from your computer!

Spend 30 minutes with us and you’ll ditch that old office fax machine once and for all.

When: 11-11:30 am Thursday, August 10
Where:70 Grace Dodge (CIS Service Desk)
Instructor: Sonya Jones

WORKSHOP

TC Phone Online Fax Training

August 15 11-11:30 Register

August 15, 2017 - August 15, 2017

Did you know you can use your TC phone as a fax machine? We’ll show you how to send and receive a fax, attach a document to your fax and even schedule a fax to be sent another time—all from your computer!

Spend 30 minutes with us and you’ll ditch that old office fax machine once and for all.

When: 10:30-11 am Tuesday, August 15
Where: 70 Grace Dodge (CIS Service Desk)
Instructor: Sonya Jones

Campus

Webinar: WebEx Orientation for Online Course Assistants WEBINAR

08/17/2017 9:30 - 11am Register

August 17, 2017 - August 17, 2017

Are you a Course Assistant for an Online Course Using WebEx this semester?
Learn everything you need to know from WebEx Basics to WebEx Hosting. In this 90 minute workshop we'll review WebEx Basics along with how to: create repeating meeting links with alternate hosts for course sessions, create class recordings, review classroom moderation techinques, and review etiquette basics to share with students.

Protect Yourself From Malware Mayhem On Campus

August 17 11 - 11:30 Register

August 17, 2017 - August 17, 2017

Protect Yourself from Malware Mayhem



Did you know someone sitting on a beach in the Caribbean can steal bank account information from your computer in New York? Because criminals use sophisticated software called malware to infect people all over the world, everyone is at risk. We'll explain malware and show you how to defend against malware infections. Leave this free 30-minute workshop feeling educated and empowered in the fight against malware.

When: 11 - 11:30 Thursday, August 17

Length: 30 Minutes

Where: 70 Grace Dodge (CIS Service Desk)

Instructor:Sonya Jones

On Campus

Don’t Take The Bait: How To Stay Safe From Phishing and Keep Your Passwords In The Vault

August 17, 2-2:30 Register

August 17, 2017 - August 17, 2017

Phishing is a technique where cyber criminals attempt to fool you into clicking on a link and revealing personal information by responding to an official-looking email. Criminals are getting increasingly clever in their ability to create emails that look authentic, making it difficult for even savvy computer users to spot the spoofs. We’ll define phishing, show you how to recognize phishing attempts, report email scams and give you tips on how to keep your passwords and data safe and secure.

Stop by 70 Grace Dodge (CIS Service Desk) 2-2:30 Thursday, August 17--no registration required!

On Campus

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

08/28/2017 11 - 1pm Register

August 28, 2017 - August 28, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Teaching with Canvas WEBINAR

08/29/2017 10 - 11am Register

August 29, 2017 - August 29, 2017

Participate from anywhere you have a computer with an Internet connection and get an introduction to Canvas. There will be time for questions and answers. Registration is required so we can send you the web conferencing information. Even if you can't attend, register and we'll send you a link to the recording of the session.

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

08/29/2017 11 - 1pm Register

August 29, 2017 - August 29, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

08/30/2017 11 - 1pm Register

August 30, 2017 - August 30, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary

Teaching with Canvas WEBINAR

08/30/2017 7 - 8pm Register

August 30, 2017 - August 30, 2017

Participate from anywhere you have a computer with an Internet connection and get an introduction to Canvas. There will be time for questions and answers. Registration is required so we can send you the web conferencing information. Even if you can't attend, register and we'll send you a link to the recording of the session.

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

08/31/2017 11 - 1pm Register

August 31, 2017 - August 31, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Webinar: WebEx Orientation for Students Taking Online Courses WEBINAR

08/31/2017 11 - 12:30pm Register

August 31, 2017 - August 31, 2017

WebEx is the web conferencing tool of choice at Teachers College. Students may use WebEx video conferencing to take synchronous online classes, or connect with peers, friends, and family, using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. This webinar is perfect for individuals taking online synchronous courses this semester and for students interested in using it to connect with friends, family or peers. Thursday Aug 31 11 - 12:30

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

09/01/2017 11 - 1pm Register

September 1, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Drop-by: Canvas for Faculty DROPBY

1 - 4pm Mon - Thurs Register

September 4, 2017 - September 28, 2017

Our Tech Fellows work with faculty individually to provide an overview of Canvas and get you started creating your course in Canvas. Drop by Macy 345 anytime from 1-4, Monday-Thursday. No appointment needed.

Webinar: WebEx Orientation for Online Course Assistants WEBINAR

09/05/2017 6 - 7:30pm Register

September 5, 2017 - September 5, 2017

Are you a Course Assistant for an Online Course Using WebEx this semester?
Learn everything you need to know from WebEx Basics to WebEx Hosting. In this 90 minute workshop we'll review WebEx Basics along with how to: create repeating meeting links with alternate hosts for course sessions, create class recordings, review classroom moderation techinques, and review etiquette basics to share with students.

Webinar: WebEx Orientation for Students Taking Online Courses WEBINAR

09/05/2017 9:30 - 11am Register

September 5, 2017 - September 5, 2017

WebEx is the web conferencing tool of choice at Teachers College. Students may use WebEx video conferencing to take synchronous online classes, or connect with peers, friends, and family, using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. This webinar is perfect for individuals taking online synchronous courses this semester and for students interested in using it to connect with friends, family or peers. Tues Sep 5 9:30 - 11am

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

09/05/2017 11 - 1pm Register

September 5, 2017 - September 5, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Webinar: WebEx Orientation for Students Taking Online Courses WEBINAR

09/05/2017 7:30 - 9pm Register

September 5, 2017 - September 5, 2017

WebEx is the web conferencing tool of choice at Teachers College. Students may use WebEx video conferencing to take synchronous online classes, or connect with peers, friends, and family, using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. This webinar is perfect for individuals taking online synchronous courses this semester and for students interested in using it to connect with friends, family or peers. Tues Sep 5 7:30 - 9:00pm

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

09/06/2017 11 - 1pm Register

September 6, 2017 - September 6, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

09/07/2017 11 - 1pm Register

September 7, 2017 - September 7, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Canvas Open House for Students DROPBY

09/07/2017 3 - 5pm Register

September 7, 2017 - September 7, 2017

Need an introduction to the Canvas learning management system? Stop by anytime during our Drop-In hours and ask any questions you have and/or recieve an overview on the Canvas system. GDH 70 Sept 7 3-5pm

Canvas Open House for Faculty and Course Assistants DROPBY

09/08/2017 11 - 1pm Register

September 8, 2017 - September 8, 2017

Need help conquering Canvas? Stop by Grace Dodge 70 to speak with our Canvas-savvy Academic Technology staff for an overview of Canvas or get answers to specific questions. No registration necessary.

Canvas Tutorial for Students WEBINAR

09/13/2017 7 - 8pm Register

September 13, 2017 - September 13, 2017

Participate from anywhere you have a computer with an Internet connection and get an introduction to the Canvas learning management system including; find the course syllabus, modules, assignment submissions, discussion responses. Registration is required so the web conferencing information can be sent to you. Sept 13 7-9pm

Canvas Open House for Students DROPBY

09/14/2017 11:30-1:30pm Register

September 14, 2017 - September 14, 2017

Need an introduction to the Canvas learning management system? Stop by anytime during our Drop-In hours and ask any questions you have and/or recieve an overview on the Canvas system. GDH 70 Sept 14 11:30-1:30

Get It Done! With Google Keep ONCAMPUS

09/26/2017 5 - 6pm Register

September 26, 2017 - September 26, 2017

For Faculty, Students, Staff

Google Keep helps you save and organize your thoughts all in one place. This workshop will demonstrate how to create notes and checklists with reminders using text, drawings, images, and links that can be shared among your devices and with others. Sept 26 5-6pm GDH 70

Get It Done! With Google Keep WEBINAR

10/17/2017 11-12pm Register

October 17, 2017 - October 17, 2017


For Faculty, Students, Staff
Google Keep helps you save and organize your thoughts all in one place. This webinar will demonstrate how to create notes and checklists with reminders using text, drawings, images, and links that can be shared among your devices and with others. Webinar Oct 17 11 - 12pm

Get It Done! With Google Keep WEBINAR

11/08/2017 7-8pm Register

November 8, 2017 - November 8, 2017

For Faculty, Students, Staff
Google Keep helps you save and organize your thoughts all in one place. This webinar will demonstrate how to create notes and checklists with reminders using text, drawings, images, and links that can be shared among your devices and with others. Webinar Wednesday, Nov 8 7 - 8pm