Training | NYU Tandon School of Engineering


Pedagogy • Methodology • Technology

FITL offers training workshops for faculty and staff on academic technology in use at the School of Engineering. Workshops typically last 45 to 90 minutes and are offered onsite, online, or hybrid. 


Learning Management System

Getting Started with NYU Classes

Get to know NYU Classes, the Learning Management System (LMS) in use at the School of Engineering. At this workshop, instructors will learn to build their NYU Classes course site to engage and communicate with students. Topics include:

  • Setting up and managing your course site
  • Posting a syllabus
  • Sharing documents and other content
  • Creating announcements
  • Reusing content from past semesters

Building an Online Course Supplement

Developing your NYU Classes course site can extend the classroom to facilitate further student engagement, communication, and assessment.

This discussion-based workshop examines different teaching styles, and introduces strategies for customizing the online supplement to enhance your face-to-face course. Discussion will include current research and best practices for effective implementation of the LMS.

  • Implement communication tools
  • Structure content 
  • Foster collaboration
  • Assess comprehension

Grading & Assessing with NYU Classes

In this workshop, instructors will learn to use NYU Classes course site tools to assess students, and track and communicate grades. Topics include:

  • Using the Gradebook
  • Creating and grading assignments
  • Turnitin plagiarism checker integration
  • Gradebook best practices
  • Transferring final grades to Albert

Structuring Your NYU Classes Gradebook

Your NYU Classes course site can be used to assess students, collect student work, and track and communicate grades. Topics include:

  • Navigating the Gradebook
  • Structuring Gradebook settings
  • Creating and organizing assessments
  • Gradebook best practices
  • Transferring final grades to Albert

NYU Classes Essentials for Course Assistants

This workshop is available upon request by an instructor and/or department with a large population of course assistants. All course assistants may attend other available FITL workshops. 

The workshop provides the essential tools for course assistants who are starting out with NYU Classes, including:

  • Posting content
  • Creating and grading Assignments
  • Using the Gradebook
  • Turnitin plagiarism checker

Please see our list of offerings and descriptions below. If you are interested in a topic not listed here, you can Request a Workshop.

Classroom Technologies

Student Response System

The Student Response System (SRS) allows instructors to poll students who respond using their smartphone, tablet or laptop.

FITL offers a self-paced online training module for instructors interested in learning to use the Student Response System. Please contact to access the online training site.

Web Conferencing for Classes and Events

This workshop will introduce users to the web conferencing and virtual classroom solutions available at NYU, whether you will be conducting webinars, holding online office hours or classes, or just meeting online synchronously.