January 2022 Blackboard Sessions

Introduction to Blackboard

This session is designed for instructors, graduate assistants, and staff with little or no prior Blackboard experience. Get introduced to Blackboard features including:

– How to Access Blackboard
– Uploading content to your Blackboard course
– Working with your Course Menu
– Communicating with Students via Blackboard
– Creating an Assignment Link
– Reviewing the Assignment in the Grade Center
– Learning where to go for help

Introduction to Blackboard
Tuesday, Jan. 18th, 1-2 pm

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Meeting ID: 850 2037 9208
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Meeting ID: 850 2037 9208
Find your local number: https://baruch.zoom.us/u/kd77lbjSyX

Introduction to Blackboard (1/20/22)
Thursday, Jan. 20th, 1-2 pm

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Meeting ID: 843 4501 3903
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Find your local number: https://baruch.zoom.us/u/k0Pa7Yewq

Winter 2021

Please remember to update your profile in CUNYfirst, to include your correct address (Which the Office of Human Resources will need on file to produce correct tax forms) and your emergency contact information in CUNY Alerts. Baruch College and the University use the CUNY Alert system to contact members of the community about inclement weather and other emergencies.

October 2021

Instructors of Spring 2022 Courses

PLEASE! Enter your textbook information into CUNYfirst in advance of student registration on November 1.

If you do not remember how to do this, BCTC has posted detailed instructions on their CUNYfirst FAQ page.

Thanks for helping Baruch College comply with federal law!

Fall 2021

WELCOME TO ALL NEW AND RETURNING ADJUNCT FACULTY

Please make sure you have attended to the following tasks in CUNYfirst:

–update your personal information
–activate CUNY Alert
–enter your textbook information in the textbook portal as required by the Higher Education Act
–upload your COVID vaccination information

Thanks!

August 2021

Save the dates: The CTL’s popular Teaching at Baruch workshops, designed for new faculty members, will occur on August 20 and 25, from 12 noon to 1 pm. BCTC’s Introduction to Blackboard sessions will be held on August 19 from 11 am to noon and repeat on August 24 from 1 to 2 pm.

Registration for all sessions will be through the CTL website.

A reminder that while we are in COVID exile, there are two easy ways to find out what information sessions are available through the Division of Teaching and Learning:

During the spring and fall semesters, Associate Provost Dennis Slavin sends a weekly calendar to all members of the Baruch faculty through your Baruch email. If you prefer not to retrieve Baruch email, you can channel Baruch email to another account by following the instructions on the Baruch College Technology Center’s website for setting up a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

The Center for Teaching and Learning posts its weekly calendar at the bottom of its landing page. blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/ctl/.
Descriptions and Registration materials for all workshops are on the website.

Spring 2021 Tentative Schedule

ZOOM Bootcamps and Other Sessions, Catherine Kawalek, Center for Teaching and Learning
January 7, 8, 14, 21, 22 (two classes), 25
See the Center for Teaching and Learning website for complete details.

Blackboard Session, Kevin Wolff, BCTC
Learn the basics of Blackboard including uploading content, communicating with students, and working with the control panel.
Thursday, January 7th, 11am to 12pm
Register: https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcO2gpjoiHdJGB-dIGDiflXd_jzh625jT
Zoom URL: https://baruch.zoom.us/j/82874881876
Meeting ID: 828 7488 1876
Phone (Optional): (646) 558-8656 (NY)
Find your Local Number: https://baruch.zoom.us/u/kiLeyMAKQ

Very Short Guides: Syllabus, Julia Goldstein, Bernard L Schwartz Communications Institute
January 8, 12:30-1:30 pm
RSVP to the BLSCI’s Administrative Coordinator, Alana Rios, Alana.Rios@baruch.cuny.edu. She will share the ZOOM link
with you following the RSVP.

Blackboard Session, Kevin Wolff, BCTC
Learn the basics of Blackboard including uploading content, communicating with students, and working with the control panel.
Monday, January 11th, 1pm to 2pm
Register: https://baruch.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtd-mtrzouGtYsYL-WKKBMuh3lLamasY5z
Zoom URL: https://baruch.zoom.us/j/87000511402
Meeting ID: 870 0051 1402
Phone (Optional): (646) 558-8656 (NY)

Academic Integrity: Baruch Policies and Procedures, Dennis Slavin and Annie Virkus-Estrada, DTL and Student Affairs
January 21, noon to 1 pm; repeats January 26, 5-6 pm
https://baruch.zoom.us/j/8683869982
Meeting ID: 868 386 9982
Passcode: 345678

New to Teaching at Baruch, Allison Lehr-Samuels, CTL, and Linda Lemiesz, Adjunct Faculty Services
January 29, 12 noon

These sessions, and the many others offered by the Center for Teaching and Learning, will be listed with complete registration details in
Associate Provost’s weekly calendar for faculty.

FALL 2020

Welcome to the Fall 2020 semester!

There will be no on campus events sponsored by Adjunct Faculty Services in the foreseeable future, but please continue to attend the many on line training sessions run by the Center for Teaching and Learning and listed at the bottom of the landing page of their website blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/ctl/

All adjuncts should have a link to the Adjunct Faculty Orientation blackboard site under “My Organizations” on your landing page, generally to the right of where your own courses are listed. If you do not have this link, please send your emplid to linda.lemiesz@baruch.cuny.edu so that you can be added.

Please check to make sure you have completed your textbook information on the faculty portal of CUNYfirst and updated your personal information on CUNY Alert.

Onward!

TEACHING ON-LINE

The Center for Teaching and Learning continues to post additional webinars and other sessions about moving course materials on-line.

Visit their website and scroll to the bottom of the page.

MARCH AND APRIL EVENTS

NOTICE: THE WORKSHOPS PLANNED FOR MARCH 17 AND 18 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. THESE SESSIONS WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

TUESDAY, March 17, 12:30-1:30 pm

INTRODUCTION TO THE PSC-CUNY ADJUNCT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND/ BROWN BAG LUNCH
Room 648, Information Technology Building

Adjunct Lecturer Stanley Wine of the CIS department, a previous awardee of the PSC-CUNY Adjunct Professional Development Fund, will discuss applying to the fund and what makes an application successful. Following his presentation, we will continue our ongoing discussion over creating programs and opportunities for professional development for adjunct faculty.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 3-4 PM
INTRODUCTION TO THE PSC-CUNY ADJUNCT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND/ COOKIES AND CONVERSATION

Room 648, Information Technology Building,

Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Suzette Andrews, a previous awardee of the PSC-CUNY Adjunct Professional Development Fund, will discuss applying to the fund and what makes for a successful application.

MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2:30-3:30 pm
COMMUNITY OF SCHOLARS: PEDAGOGY
Topic: “Managing Difficult Classroom Dynamics”
ROOM 648, Information Technology Building

(See Managing Difficult Classroom Dynamics
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TUESDAY, APRIL 21 12:30-1:30 pm
Room 648, IT Building

ADJUNCT BY ADJUNCT: Project Management

Adjunct Professor Rudolph Brown of the Paul Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics, an experienced project management professional, discusses how to apply project management techniques to teaching and learning. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch. Cookies will be provided.

MONDAY, APRIL 27 2:30-3:30 pm
Room 648, IT Building
FOCUS GROUP: Adjunct Orientation
Your thoughts about what sort of workshops should be offered for fall 2020 adjuncts would be greatly appreciated.
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