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August 2021

Blackboard Ultra Navigation Preview (webinar)

Wed, August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

There’s a new look coming to Blackboard! Late this summer Fordham IT will upgrade the look and feel of our learning management system, enabling the Blackboard Ultra base navigation on Blackboard Learn. This upgrade provides faculty and students with a new, simple and intuitive navigation experience, and a modernized and mobile-friendly design.   In this short demo and Q&A, you’ll get a sneak peek of Blackboard’s updated navigation, the new activity feed, the course display timeline, and more.   NOTE: Courses within… Continue Reading Blackboard Ultra Navigation Preview (webinar)

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New Employee Technology Orientation (NETO) (webinar)

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

Welcome to Fordham University! New Employee Technology Orientation (NETO) introduces new staff and faculty to the available technology services at the University. Topics you'll learn about include: Navigating the Portal at My.Fordham Banner Blackboard Information Security Awareness Gmail and Google Workspace The link to the webinar will be sent via Gmail calendar invite. We look forward to hosting you!

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Introduction to Panopto (webinar)

Thu, August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

Panopto is a cloud-based video capture service that empowers you to record lectures and presentations using your computer's audio, video, and desktop screen. Integrated with Blackboard and Zoom, Panopto also provides robust editing and accessibility services. At this workshop, you’ll learn how to: -Record / upload lectures -Add / edit closed captioning -Embed recordings in Blackboard  We look forward to hosting you!  

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Banner Finance (webinar)

Thu, August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom NY 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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Performance Management – For IT Staff Only (webinar)

Wed, August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

Performance Management helps you achieve your professional goals and align them with our organization’s strategic objectives. This workshop is for Fordham IT staff only. At this workshop, you’ll learn Overview of the Performance Management process Changes to the Performance Management forms Overview of the BGN-Year form and process Connecting the Annual Development form to Performance Management Questions? Contact Katherine Egan, Executive Director, Organizational Effectiveness, at kegan@fordham.edu A Zoom link will be sent to registrants.

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Introduction to Blackboard (webinar)

Wed, August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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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Assessments: Creating Assignments, Tests and Quizzes (webinar)

Thu, August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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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Google Workspace Best Practices for Faculty & Staff (webinar)

Thu, August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom NY United States

Google Workspace 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 Google Workspace. You’ll get a thorough overview of Google Workspace's core apps, including Gmail and Calendar. You'll also get some hands-on instruction about how to safely… Continue Reading Google Workspace Best Practices for Faculty & Staff (webinar)

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Concur Expense Training (webinar)

Fri, August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom NY United States

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 Training (webinar)

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Performance Management – For IT Staff Only (webinar)

Fri, August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom NY United States

Performance Management helps you achieve your professional goals and align them with our organization’s strategic objectives. This workshop is for Fordham IT staff only. At this workshop, you’ll learn Overview of the Performance Management process Changes to the Performance Management forms Overview of the BGN-Year form and process Connecting the Annual Development form to Performance Management Questions? Contact Katherine Egan, Executive Director, Organizational Effectiveness, at kegan@fordham.edu A Zoom link will be sent to registrants.

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Faculty Technology Office Hours (Open Q&A) (webinar)

Fri, August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

Drop by during this time with your questions. A Fordham IT instructional technologist will be on hand to answer your questions.

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Building Asynchronous Content (webinar)

Fri, August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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 Building Asynchronous Content (webinar)

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Introduction to Blackboard (webinar)

Mon, August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom 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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Scheduling Synchronous Content (Zoom) (webinar)

Mon, August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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 involves instructors creating and/or distributing content (recorded video lecture, podcasts, voice-overs on PowerPoints, or even just handouts, etc.) ahead of time and supplementing it with additional elements (email, discussion boards, text, assignments, polls, etc.) to achieve class interaction but in a nonparallel fashion. In this workshop,… Continue Reading Scheduling Synchronous Content (Zoom) (webinar)

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Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

Tue, August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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) to make… Continue Reading Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

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Social Annotation with Perusall (webinar)

Wed, August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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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Zoom Workshop for Faculty & Staff (webinar)

Wed, August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

Zoom is the leader in video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, and telephones. Zoom is used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Come join us for a training session to learn how to make the most of this great resource! Ask questions and learn how to: Schedule a meeting Join a meeting and configure… Continue Reading Zoom Workshop for Faculty & Staff (webinar)

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Introduction to Panopto (webinar)

Thu, August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

Panopto is a cloud-based video capture service that empowers you to record lectures and presentations using your computer's audio, video, and desktop screen. Integrated with Blackboard and Zoom, Panopto also provides robust editing and accessibility services. At this workshop, you’ll learn how to: -Record / upload lectures -Add / edit closed captioning -Embed recordings in Blackboard  We look forward to hosting you!  

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Introduction to Blackboard (webinar)

Mon, August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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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Assessments: Creating Assignments, Tests and Quizzes (webinar)

Tue, August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom 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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