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 and online. Please see our list of offerings and descriptions below, and see our Workshop Schedule to find a time that works for you.
If you are interested in a topic not listed here, you can Request a Workshop.
Learning Management System
Getting Started with NYU Classes
Get to know NYU Classes, the new 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
Grading & Assessment 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
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.
Creating Online Content for Your Community
This workshop introduces online tools for engaging and communicating with non-academic communities such as departments, committees, programs, etc.
- Choosing the best tool for your community
- NYU Classes Project Sites
- NYU Web Publishing
- NYU Google Sites
NYU Classes Essentials for Graduate Assistants
This workshop provides the essential tools for course assistants who are starting out with NYU Classes, including:
- Using the Gradebook
- Creating and grading Assignments
- Turnitin plagiarism checker
- Posting content
Student Response System
The Student Response System (SRS) allows instructors to poll students who respond using their smart phone or laptop.
FITL offers a self-paced online training module for instructors interested in learning to use the Student Response System. Please contact tandonSRS@nyu.edu 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.
Lecture Capturing with BriteClass
Learn about BriteClass, the Lecture Capturing system being piloted at the School of Engineering that allows instructors to automatically record video, audio, and whiteboard content during class. This 1-hour workshop orients instructors on the lecture capture process from setup before class to monitoring student access and participation afterward.
Teaching with the eno Interactive Board
The eno Interactive Whiteboard, available in 27 Smart Classrooms at the School of Engineering, allows instructors to create digital notes on the whiteboard, annotate over applications using the wireless stylus, and save all notes and annotations for future reference or to share with students. This workshop introduces components required to use the whiteboard and strategies for effective classroom use.
Teaching with the SMART Podium Interactive Pen Display
The SMART Podium Interactive Pen Display, available in 14 Smart Classrooms, allows instructors to create digital notes, annotate over applications in virtual "ink," and save all annotations for future reference or to share with students. This workshop walks instructors through the use of the SMART Podium tablet and SMART Meeting Pro collaborative learning software, and introduces strategies for effective classroom use.