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August 2020

Introduction to Blackboard (webinar)

Mon, August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

A broad introduction to Blackboard, Fordham’s Learning Management System.  Faculty get an introductory overview of the system and learn how to set up their course.  This introduction will focus on issues specific to faculty who have never used Blackboard.   Instructors are guided through the following processes, step-by-step: Course Design, Adding Content, Creating Folders, Adding Items, Hyperlinking to internet resources, Managing Users, sending Announcements and Email, creating Discussion Boards, and making your Course available.   More info on Blackboard.   

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Mon, August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Tue, August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Creating Assignments, Tests and Quizzes (webinar)

Tue, August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

An overview of the various assessment tools within Blackboard including: test, quizzes, and assignments.    More info on Assessments in Blackboard.   

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Wed, August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Asynchronous Content: Creating Narrated PowerPoints, Screencasts and Podcasts (webinar)

Wed, August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Teaching in an asynchronous manner, where learning does not take place at a set time and place, is a great way to stay on track when meeting in person is not possible.  This approach allows you to create and distribute content (e.g. recorded video lecture, podcasts, voice-overs on PowerPoints, or even just handouts, etc.) to students who can watch/read/listen at their own pace and on their own schedule.   By effectively supplementing this material  with additional elements (e.g. email, discussion… Continue Reading Asynchronous Content: Creating Narrated PowerPoints, Screencasts and Podcasts (webinar)

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Thu, August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Banner Finance (webinar)

Thu, August 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dealy, Rm E-205, Dealy Hall, Fordham University
Bronx, NY 10458 United States

Hosted by Fordham University's Finance Department, this workshop is designed for budget managers that will utilize Banner Finance SSB. During this session, participants will learn how to access and interpret budget information in Banner. At the completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1) Check available balances 2) Identify and research Banner transactions 3) Check base budget information 4) Learn about tools associated with monitoring your budgets Course Prerequisites: 1) This course is for Fordham University employees. 2)… Continue Reading Banner Finance (webinar)

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Zoom Workshop for Faculty (webinar)

Thu, August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Calvin Byer’s Zoom, Zoom webinar NY United States

Fordham’s campus-wide Zoom license allows you and your students to access a powerful video and audio conferencing platform.  You and your students can use Zoom to collaborate, chat, run webinars, share screens using mobile devices, desktops, and telephones.    Learn how to: Schedule a meeting Join a meeting and configure audio/video Utilize meeting controls Record a Zoom meeting Share your screen and annotate Reduce the chance of Zoombombing Add virtual backgrounds Set up breakout rooms Use the polling feature  … Continue Reading Zoom Workshop for Faculty (webinar)

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Concur Expense (webinar)

Fri, August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Concur Expense, Fordham University’s streamlined expense and reimbursement system, provides intuitive web-based and mobile tools that help employees complete expense reports quickly and accurately. At this interactive training which takes place on Zoom, you will learn about: > Fordham's updated expense policy > How to submit / review / approve expense reports > Best Practices Please have your mobile device available so that you can authenticate with MFA. A link to the meeting will be emailed after your register for… Continue Reading Concur Expense (webinar)

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Web Content Management – Introduction (webinar)

Mon, August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom webinar, Zoom webinar NY United States

Introduction to Fordham’s web content policies, design and content guidelines, and best practices in web communications including writing for the web. Appropriate for web editors, supervisors, and anyone who will be preparing content for their department websites. **This learning opportunity is for the Fordham community only** For questions, contact Tia Lindner, Assistant Director of Online Communications, at 212-636-6542 or tlinder@fordham.edu.

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Mon, August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (webinar)

Mon, August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra  in lieu of in-class meetings is a great way to retain a “live” synchronous experience.  Collaborate provides an online virtual classroom and meeting space within Fordham’s Blackboard environment, allowing users to connect via audio, see each other via webcams, use a chat tool, collaborate on documents, and view presentations. Instructors will also be shown other tools that may be helpful to enrich Collaborate sessions..   More info on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.    Zoom Link: FTC  

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Web Content Management Jadu Training (webinar)

Tue, August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom webinar, Zoom webinar NY United States

Pre-requisite: Web Content Management – Introduction Learn how to create and maintain department web content on www.fordham.edu using Jadu, Fordham’s web content management system. Appropriate for web editors who are responsible for maintaining department websites. **This learning opportunity is for the Fordham community only** For questions, contact Tia Lindner, Assistant Director of Online Communications, at 212-636-6542 or tlinder@fordham.edu.

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Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

Tue, August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Did you know the Grade Center in Blackboard can calculate grades, organize student-submitted assignments, record the last time each student accessed the course, and include point-and-click rubrics to facilitate scoring of assignments?   Using your own syllabus, this workshop will help you through the step-by-step process to create columns and categories, enter grades, monitor student progress, and how to communicate information to students in the Grade Center.   Have a copy of your syllabus at the ready (including grade structure)… Continue Reading Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Tue, August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Live Q&A: Using the Technology in Fordham’s Classrooms

Wed, August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom NY United States

To assist Fordham faculty with their decision on their preferred teaching modality in the classrooms, Fordham IT's ITAC staff is offering a series of live Q&As regarding the technology options available in on-campus classrooms.

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Social Annotation with Perusall (webinar)

Wed, August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

If you have text that you want students to close read, Perusall is a fantastic social annotation tool that can help you and your students get more out of reading assignments.  Perusall is a plug-in within Fordham’s Blackboard environment and allows you to assign class readings, specify how many annotations (comments, questions, or answers) you’d like students to submit.  Students are encouraged to reply to one another, to ask and answer questions.  By not only close reading the text, but… Continue Reading Social Annotation with Perusall (webinar)

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G Suite Best Practices for Faculty and Staff (webinar)

Wed, August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

G Suite is a powerful set of apps that helps you email, schedule meetings, store files, collaborate, and more. It's used at Fordham in the classroom, for research, and in the office. Fordham IT Technology Training welcomes you to join us at this in-person opportunity to learn about how to make the most of G Suite. You’ll get a thorough overview of G Suite's core apps, including Gmail and Calendar. You'll also get some hands-on instruction about how to safely… Continue Reading G Suite Best Practices for Faculty and Staff (webinar)

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Google Docs for Peer and Instructor Feedback (webinar)

Thu, August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom Link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Google Docs can be used as a powerful tool to allow students to offer feedback to one another on class assignments, or to annotate course readings.  The quick and easy setup of Google Docs, and the intuitive interface make it a great choice for instructor feedback (on writing assignments) as well.  Learn more about how you can integrate Google Docs into your course/s.   More info on Google Docs.   

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