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Faculty and Staff Workshop Schedule - Fall 2017

Updated September 25, 2017

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Registration is required. To register, visit the ITR Workshop Calendar. Click on the workshop title to register.

Unless otherwise noted, locations will be announced at a later date. Check this page or the calendar for updates.  For further information on the workshop schedule, please send email to itr.workshops@lehman.cuny.edu.

Blackboard Basics

Blackboard is a Web-based course-management system used to conduct a class entirely or partially online and to supplement traditional classroom instruction with materials accessible over the Internet. The main course areas including Course Documents, the Discussion Board and the Grade Roster as well as the new features of the recent Blackboard upgrade will be introduced in this workshop.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Monday, October 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126
  • Thursday, October 5, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Location: TBA

Blackboard: Beyond the Basics

This session will cover topics such as advanced features of content management, organization of course materials, incorporation of multimedia content, course statistics, monitoring participation, and assignments.  Instructor will contact registrants in online session with connection details. To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, October 4, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126
  • Monday, October 16, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (online session)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Online instruction is no longer limited to sharing documents and asynchronous communication tools such as email and discussion boards. Blackboard Collaborate allows faculty members to introduce web conferencing, chat, and shared whiteboards and applications into your online class. This new resource provides exciting opportunities to interact with your students, obtain immediate feedback, and to conduct online lectures and real-time discussions.  Instructor will contact registrants in online session with connection details.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, October 11, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-120
  • Monday, October 23, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (online session)

Blackboard Discussion Boards

Learn how to use this important Blackboard tool to keep your class moving 24/7. Keep your students “talking” about class material long after they leave the classroom. You will learn to create a forum and manage it.  Instructor will contact registrants in online session with connection details. To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Monday, November 6, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (online session)

Blackboard: Creating and Conducting Online Exams (Online)

The Blackboard Test Question Generator will convert a Microsoft Word document containing test questions into a properly formatted file that can be imported into Blackboard. The workshop will cover the creation of the Word document with commonly used question types, conversation using the web-based test generator, the upload into Blackboard and the deployment of a test on Blackboard.  Instructor will contact registrants in online session with connection details.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Monday, November 20, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (online session)

Blackboard: Managing the Grade Center

The Blackboard Test Question Generator will convert a Microsoft Word document containing test questions into a properly formatted file that can be imported into Blackboard. The workshop will cover the creation of the Word document with commonly used question types, conversation using the web-based test generator, the upload into Blackboard and the deployment of a test on Blackboard.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, November 29, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Location: Carman Hall, CA-118

The Bronx Community Portal: Mapping and Visualizing Open Data

The Bronx Community Portal provides a map-based platform to find, view and interact with publicly available data (open data) and Lehman College information. The goal of the site is to enable students, faculty, researchers and the public to participate in their community by facilitating inquiry, exploration, and the development of creative applications. This site brings together information about health, population, education, urban sustainability, and other Bronx-related data from New York’s Open Data site.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Tuesday, November 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118

Lehman 360

Lehman 360: Lehman 360 was developed in response to the needs of students, faculty and staff for relevant information, all in one place. This platform provides a quick and useful view of student information from several systems with personalized notifications so you can take action. Lehman 360 works on mobile devices as well as desktops, where you can drag and drop each section to customize the app. Learn more about the features of Lehman 360 and the planned roll-out of useful features for faculty and advisors.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, November 8, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Carman Hall, CA-125
  • Wednesday, December 6, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Carman Hall, CA-125

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

This workshop introduces the basic skills required to create and edit a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Participants will learn how to create a new presentation, change the font and color of presentation text, create and modify bulleted slides, insert clip art, and apply design templates.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, October 12, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-119

Microsoft Excel Basics

Microsoft Excel allows you to enter, manipulate and display numbers and text in a spreadsheet-a grid composed of rows, columns and cells.  Participants will be introduced to the Excel user interface including the ribbon, menus, toolbars and keyboard equivalents, cell, column and row references, data entry and formatting, creating and copying simple formulas, setting up a spreadsheet for printing, creating charts and data protection. This workshop will include hands-on exercises.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Tuesday, October 5, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-120
  • Thursday, November 2, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-120

Microsoft Excel Advanced Level

In this workshop, participants with a basic knowledge of Excel will learn how to create pivot tables and pivot charts, audit and analyze data, utilize data tools, and collaborate with others using Excel. The workshop will include hands-on exercises.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, October 19, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-125
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2:00 am - 3:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-124

CUNYfirst Queries and Excel

A query allows us to retrieve data that meet certain conditions from a database in order to answer a question. This workshop is designed for users who run queries on CUNYfirst. CUNYfirst queries extract data in a variety of formats including Excel, HTML and PDF. The workshop will cover the management and manipulation of the Excel extracts.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, November 8, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118

Microsoft Windows 10 Basics

This workshop introduces Windows 10, the version of Windows that has replaced Windows 8 on many campus computers. Topics include Windows 10 login procedures, the desktop and other features of the Windows 10 interface, management of files and folders, use of common tools and programs, customization of the desktop, and browsing the internet.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, December 13, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118

Microsoft Outlook Desktop Client

This workshop provides an overview of the key features of the Lehman email system for faculty and staff. Learn to manage email, folders, schedules, contacts, and more with Microsoft Outlook.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, October 25, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118

Microsoft Shared Exchange Calendar

Learn how to share calendar information with other people by using Microsoft Outlook 2013 and a basic introduction to the task module.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, November 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-120

Microsoft Word Basics

This workshop introduces the basic skills required to create and edit a Microsoft Word document. Participants will learn how to create a new document, format text, create and modify tables, create lists, and toggle between open documents.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Tuesday, November 7, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Carman Hall, CA-120

SNAP for Online Surveys

Interested in creating a questionnaire to gather feedback from students or customers? SNAP surveys is software designed to create online questionnaires. Participants in this workshop will learn how to create a basic online survey that includes various question types.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, October 18, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Carman Hall, CA-125
  • Wednesday, November 15, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-125

SPSS Basics

SPSS is an application used for statistical data analysis and reporting. Workshop topics include the SPSS user interface, the structure of SPSS datasets, running simple statistical procedures and reports with existing SPSS datasets, data definition and data entry within SPSS, SPSS file types and importing data from other sources such as Excel.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, October 26, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118

SPSS Intermediate

SPSS is an application used for statistical data analysis and reporting. Topics include data transformations (e.g. recoding and computing new variables), charts and graphs, managing output, exporting SPSS datasets to Excel, SAS and other formats, SPSS syntax, and intermediate-level statistical procedures.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, November 9, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-120

YuJa: Lehman's Media Library

Learn about Lehman College's Media Library hosted by YuJa. Session will cover accessing the YuJa video repository, creating and managing media collections, creating content, and linking to YuJa content from Blackboard.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, October 25, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118