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  • 1. Ken Lord Assistant to the Provost for Educational Technology Boone Gorges Instructional Technologist
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    • Today’s sessions:
    • 1:00-1:30
      • General information about computing at QC and CUNY
    Blackboard Highlights (Ken) Course Availability Email Grade center Early Warning System Quizzes iTunesU link Teaching with Tech(Boone) Epsilen ePortfolio Blogging Managing iTunesU courses CUNY Academic Commons Using the EdTech Lab 1:40-2:15 or 2:25-3:00
  • 3. Computer Centers CUNY Computer and Information Services (aka “57 th Street”) Access is via the CUNY Portal QC Office of Converging Technolgies (aka “OCT”) Access is via your Active Directory account
  • 4. CUNY CIS and the CUNY Portal
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  • 6. After logging in: Change your password here
  • 7. Another module you should see on the portal:
  • 8. Blackboard at CUNY Hosted by Bb in Virginia Nightly “snapshot” updates course information Adds new courses, disables dropped courses Enrolls new students and faculty, Disables dropped students and faculty Bb displays all your courses at CUNY SIMS “ QUASAR” CUNYFirst Campus Solutions CUPS CUNYFirst Human Capital Management Blackboard
  • 9. Computing at Queens College You need an Active Directory (AD) account: You can sign up for an AD account and activate your QC Lotus Notes email address
  • 10. Lotus Notes Email Web Interface ( mail.qc.cuny. edu ) UserID is your AD account? Password initially? Client Runs locally on your PC Password is stored on the PC! You should be able to get a CD from OCT to install the client, or download it from the OCT help desk web page. You can set LN to forward email to a preferred address.
  • 11. Wireless Access The campus is 99% wireless. Opening your browser and pointing to an external URL should get you redirected to the sign on page. Log on using your AD account
  • 12. Attendance and Grades Submitted on-line via WebAttendance WebGrade You will get email from the Registrar at the appropriate times. Log in with your AD account.
  • 13. Help!! CUNY Help Desk [email_address] Portal Problems OCT Help Desk DH 150, x74444 [email_address] Lotus Notes, AD account, PC Service,… EdTech Web Page Tutorials on some Bb operations, FAQ’s Ken Lord [email_address] Administrative Bb problems, red tape,… Boone Gorges [email_address] Bb tasks, ePortfolio, blogging, iTunesU,…