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Lehman College

IT Workshop for Faculty and Staff - Fall 2023

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Please check back soon for the Fall 2023 IT workshop schedule. 

***NOTE: Registration is REQUIRED for all online IT training sessions listed below.

For a sneak peek of the capabilities of Microsoft 365, please look at this brief video:
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IT Workshop Schedule - Fall 2023

Classroom Technology

In collaboration with the Office of Online Education, the Information Technology Division is offering classroom technology training for faculty. The goal of the Classroom Technology Training Program is to provide faculty with both the basic and advanced capabilities of Lehman's new Classroom Technology Infrastructure. There will also be an opportunity for hands-on experience.

  • Instructor: IT Division & Office of Online Education Trainers
    Dates Available: Weekly training sessions
    Times Available: Weekly training sessions
    Location: Carman 118

    MS Bookings Registration Link: Classroom Technology


Ally works seamlessly with our Blackboard to gauge the accessibility of your content. Ally provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to your content accessibility. In addition to providing, you with insight to your content accessibility, Ally automatically creates alternative versions of your files. This allows students to choose the type of file they want that best suits their needs. While you're in the process of improving files, students still access alternative copies.

  • Instructor: Stephen Castellano
    Date: Tuesday, November 7th
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Location: Carman 118/Virtual

    MS Bookings Registration Link: Bb ALLY

Blackboard Grade Center/Attendance

This workshop will introduce faculty to the Blackboard Grade Center and give you an overview of how the Grade Center works and how Grade Center can make your job as an instructor easier. Did you know that Bb can weigh the grades? This is one of the areas that we will introduce you to in this workshop. Blackboard also has an attendance feature that you may use to keep attendance records electronically. Participants will also be introduced to the attendance feature in Blackboard.
Experience Level: Novice Mode: Virtual

Camtasia Studio

Camtasia Studio is a very powerful audio and video editing software title. Camtasia studio is an excellent platform for recording class video lectures - especially if narrating over a PowerPoint presentation is something that you do. Attendees will learn the basics of working with Camtasia - Doing a simple recording, naming, saving, and performing a simple edit on the recording, processing the recording into an .mp4 file. And, uploading your capture to Yuja, OneDrive and Drop Box and adding the video into Bb.

  • Instructor: Stephen Castellano
    Date: Monday, October 30th
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Location: Carman 118

    MS Bookings Registration Link: Camtasia Studio

Creating Discussion Boards, Assignment and Assessments on Bb

Would you like to learn about creating Discussions, Assignments and Assessments on Bb? This program is for you! You will learn about the different types of discussions and what the attributes of the forums mean – why you would use them and why you might not want to use them. You’ll also learn about Assignments and how to correctly create an assignment. Tests can be tricky on Bb but this workshop will provide you with the information that you’ll need to create a midterm, final or just a little quiz. Creating assessments on Bb is not hard but it does take a little time. Experience Level: Novice to Intermediate

Introduction to Voice Thread

If you have ever thought of using Voice Thread for your classes, this workshop will be a great opportunity for you to see the platform in action and learn how you may use the platform to engage your students and make learning fun for your class. Your class - online, hybrid or F2F will come alive with Voice Thread! Students will want to interact with other members of the class because they will see and hear what they have to say. Please consider joining us for this wonderful opportunity. Of course, there will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

  • Instructor: Voice Thread
    Date: Tuesday, October 24th
    Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Location: Carman 118/Virtual

    Voice Thread Registration Link: Introduction to Voice Thread

Introduction to YuJa

Lehman's media repository is called Yuja. If you know what YouTube is, Yuja is Lehman's media repository for digital assets both public and private. This workshop will teach you how to access the private (Academic) side of Yuja and how you can use Yuja's Media Chooser to integrate digital assets seamlessly with Blackboard. The workshop will last 60-minutes, and we will reserve time for questions and answers.

  • Instructor: Stephen Castellano
    Date: Tuesday, October 17th
    Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Carman 118/Virtual

    MS Bookings Registration Link: Introduction to YuJa