Faculty Resources

Remote Teaching Tools | Online Meetings and Collaboration Tools | Library Resources | Health and Safety


REMOTE TEACHING TOOLS

CUNY CLOUD SYSTEMS' FEATURE GUIDE: This useful guide compares the features across the free apps CUNY makes available for distance learning.

BLACKBOARD

SUPPORT: Stephen Castellano is the designated Blackboard Support Specialist. Reach him by email at stephen.castellano@lehman.cuny.edu. 

RESOURCES AND TRAINING: CUNY's Blackboard User Guide supplies useful information on how to get the most out of Blackboard. Presented in a variety of text and video formats, the information will help you perform many common Blackboard tasks.

BLACKBOARD COLLABORATE ULTRA: With this feature, which is available through the Blackboard course site, faculty can hold small group meetings, record and save sessions, share documents or presentations, and implement other interactive activities.

ONLINE COURSE TEMPLATE: The Lehman College Online Course Template was designed by experienced online faculty to meet the needs of Lehman students.

COURSE READINESS REVIEW: Lehman's Office of Online Education provides this survey tool that allows faculty to review their course readiness.

 

ONLINE MEETINGS AND COLLABORATION TOOLS

MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 FOR EDUCATION: is a robust collaboration suite that is available to all faculty and staff. Users must login with their CUNYfirst credentials.

OFFICE 365 TRAINING RESOURCES: Learn to navigate and utilize the sharing and collaborative services provided by the Microsoft Office 365 platform. Among the most popular apps within the platform are Excel 365, OneDrive, OneNote, PowerPoint 365, and Teams.

DROPBOX: is a cloud-based file-sharing app. Faculty and staff have unlimited storage.

CONNECTCUNY WEBEX: enables online meetings, with video and audio conferencing. You can make calls, share your screen, present information, and annotate shared documents or whiteboards. To get started, refer to this Quick Start Guide.

ZOOM: This is one of the eTools educators are using to transform their classrooms and personalize learning with tech. For those of you new to Zoom or who would like to learn more about the platform, visit Lehman's Office of Online Education for more tips and other "how-to" resources.

LEHMAN VOICE MAIL SET-UP: Update your voicemail greeting from home. Forgot your PIN? Troubleshoot these and other voicemail issues.

FACULTY DIGITAL TOOLKIT: A resource for Lehman faculty.

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES

LEONARD LIEF LIBRARY has a generous collection of resources available to faculty and students. Its Ask-A-Librarian live chat allows you to get your questions answered 24 hours a day.

CUNY CONTINUITY OF LIBRARY SERVICES: CUNY Libraries are open for quiet study, computers and wifi, materials pickup, and more.

CUNY ONESEARCH: CUNY OneSearch combines in one searchable place these three things: the CUNY library catalog; a massive index of articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers; and unique digital content from CUNY libraries. 

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

If You Are Sick

If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or shortness of breath after close contact with someone who is displaying these symptoms, stay home and contact your health care provider. They can help determine if you need to be tested for the COVID-19 virus. You may also call 311 to locate the closest city-operated hospital.

If you have been advised to self-quarantine, and/or you received a positive COVID-19 test result, email covid19.reporting@lehman.cuny.edu.

For questions about privacy and FERPA policies, refer to our FAQ section on Covid-19 Reporting and FERPA.

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