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Faculty and Staff Workshop Schedule  - Spring 2016

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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.

Using Audio in Courses

The workshop will focus on how faculty may incorporate audio into their online, hybrid or face to face courses for example, an audio introduction of themselves, the course; audio presentations, assignments, etc. We will explore various tools that faculty and students can use to record audio. .  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Thursday, March 17, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B23

Using Lecture Capture Tools to Enhance Online Course Materials

Student engagement is vital in an online course but can be difficult to achieve in a fully-online course. In this workshop faculty will learn how to create the lecture captures using the Camtasia software in order to enhance their lecture presentations.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Thursday, March 24, 10:0 am - 12:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B23

Assessing Student Learning

Assessment of student learning is key to the success of any course. Are my students achieving the learning objectives of the course? A common form of assessment for most course are assignments such as papers, projects, etc. Another form of assessment commonly used by instructors are tests and/or quizzes. This workshop will focus creating and grading assignments directly in Blackboard as well learning to create and/or uploading test/quizzes.   To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, March 31, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B23

Accessibility in Online Teaching and Learning

As more and more courses are becoming asynchronous or hybrid, it is imperative these course adhere to accessibility guidelines set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). During the workshop instructors will learn about a few tips for designing courses in Blackboard which are accessible for all learnerss. To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, April 7, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B23

IT @ Lehman for Faculty and Staff

An overview of the services and facilites provided by the Division of Information Technology will be presented.  Faculty and staff new to Lehman and CUNY will find this services particularly useful.  Please join us to learn about email, instructional technology, web services, desktop support, software and much more.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Thursday, February 11, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38
  • Tuesday, February 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Introduction to SAS Programming (New Date)

SAS is a comprehensive software application for data management, reporting and statistical analysis. Topics in this introductory session include creating SAS datasets, running basic statistical procedures and reports, and managing output.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar. Note new date.  Class was originally scheduled for Thursday, April 14.

  • Thursday, May 5, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-124

Lehman Community Connect

Community Connect (https://bronx.lehman.cuny.edu) is 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 City’s Open Data site.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Tuesday, March 15, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Lehman College Dashboard Level I

Participants will be introduced to the Lehman College Dashboard (LCD) and the fundamental concepts of business intelligence using Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), the system on which the LCD is based. Users will create ad hoc query reports and “dashboards” using best practices, navigate existing dashboards created for their own user groups and offices, and learn how CUNYfirst data are merged in the LCD.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Tuesday, March 1, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126
  • Tuesday, April 5, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Lehman College Dashboard Level II

This session is intended for experienced Lehman College Dashboard (LCD) users familiar with the basic concepts of business intelligence and OBIEE, or who have taken LCD Level 1 training. Advanced technical procedures required to produce complex reports will be presented. In addition, users will develop an understanding of the data schema that underlies CUNYfirst enrollment, student financials, financial aid, and admissions data. Users will learn to modify existing reports by applying dynamic filters, to apply appropriate security, and to export reports for evaluation.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, March 10, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38
  • Thursday, May 12, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Managing an Electronic Mailing List with Listserv

This workshop is designed for staff who manage electronic mailing lists hosted on our Listserv servers (list.lehman.edu, lehman.listserv.cuny.edu) or are authorized to send mail to the campus group mail lists (e.g. facutly-l, studetns-l).  Topics will include managing subscribers, formatting effective messages, evaluating the effectiveness of messages, configuration options, security, and list archives.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, March 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Using the Microsoft Outlook Desktop Client for Email

This workshop provides an overview of the key features of the Lehman email system for faculty and staff.  Learn to manage email folders, contacts and more with Microsoft Outlook 2010.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, February 25, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-124

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

  • Wednesday, April 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-121
  • Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-120

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 proection. This workshop will include hands-on exercises.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Wednesday, February 17, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-122

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.  This workshop will include hands-on exercises. To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Monday, March 21, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-122

Microsoft Excel Special Topics: Macros & LOOKUP

In this workshop, participants with working knowledge of Excel will learn how utilize macros to trim time normally consumed by repetitive tasks and LOOKUP function to search for and return values in a list or table-create macro recording of a sequence of keyboard and mouse actions, running a recorded macro, accessing and assigning a stored macro, and utilizing VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126

Using Excel for CUNYfirst Queries

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, March 16, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126

Microsoft Exchange Calendar and Task

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

  • Thursday, March 3, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126

Using the Outlook Web Application for Email

This workshop provides an overview of the key features of the Lehman email system for faculty and staff.  Learn to manage emails, folders, schedules, contacts and more with the Outlook Web App (http://mail.lehman.edu).  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Thursday, February 18, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-125

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

  • Thursday, April 21, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-126

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.

  • Wednesday, February 24, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-124

SPSS Intermediate

SPSS is an application used for statistical data analysis and reporting.  Topics include data transformation (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

  • Wednesday, March 9, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-124

Taskstream for Academic Programs

Learn how to use TaskStream for manage academic assessment projects. Participants will learn how to revise learning outcomes, create an assessment plan, and report on results. Open to all faculty engaged in program level assessment..  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Tuesday, March 8, 10:30 am - 11:45 am, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Taskstream for Administrative Programs

This workshop is designed for non-academic programs. Participants will learn how to use Taskstream to create or edit program objectives, devise assessment plans, and report on their assessment results.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Tuesday, March 8, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm, Carman Hall, CA-B38

Tracking Editorial Changes with Microsoft Word

Participants will learn to set up the Track Changes tool to view edits by multiple editors, apply the Commenting tool to adds notes to a document, identify the various methods to route a document for review, to manage existing edits to a document accepting or rejecting them, and to compare a document that was edited without using the track changes feature with the original while constructing a single document that merges revisions from multiple authors using the combine tool.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar

  • Tuesday, April 19, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-122

Using PowerPoint for Poster Presentations

This workshop is designed for participants preparing to present research findings at scientific and professional conferences and to present results of class projects to instructors and classmates. Topics include organization of content; design of effective presentations (e.g. selection of fonts, color, titles, lists, spacing); preparing documents for printing; print facilities on the Lehman campus; file formats and software considerations; and availability of support.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Monday, April 18, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-122

Whats New in Apple's El Capitan Operating System

The current Apple operating System is El Capitan. It has improvements including working in multiple apps at the same time using Split View; searching for information with an even more helpful Spotlight; keeping your favorite websites handy with Pinned Sites; managing your email with full-screen view and swipe gestures; and turning notes into useful checklists. The workshop will review these improvement and also discuss which third party applications do not work with El Capitan.  To register, go to the ITR Workshop Calendar.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Carman Hall, CA-118