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The CET offers a variety of workshops throughout the semester.  CET workshops are announced on the FIT Portal, the CET Website Calendar, on the CET plasma set-up and through paper posters and voice announcements circulated to the FIT community. Please check these resources for details.
Sample of CET Workshops:
  • Introduction to Angel

    This general information session will introduce you to Angel. A demonstrative Power point presentation, followed by Q&A, provides basic information. This event is designed for faculty not yet using Angel, but who are interested in Angel's capabilities. All faculty are welcome to attend. Please check the CET calendar for schedule.

  • Teaching with Angel - Level I

    This is a two hour hands on workshop for Blackboard, course studio and first time users. Participants will learn how to build a basic course, export Blackboard courses, add new content and use the fundamental tools needed to support class assignments and activities.

  • Teaching with Angel - Level II

    This two hour workshop is for faculty who have taken Angel One and have used the system for at least two months. This is a great opportunity to discuss ongoing problems and learn how to integrate more advanced features including discussion boards, milestones, assignments, learning games and the grade book.

  • On-target Angel Workshops

    Join other faculty in skill-specific Angel workshops that address individual topics such as managing images, using the grade book, incorporating pod-casts, live chat, etc.

  • It's Your First day of Class!

    Join experienced faculty to discuss effective teaching pedagogies and participate in conversation designed to foster innovation, creativity and excitement in teaching and learning. It's Your First day of a Class is a "must" for new faculty. Refreshments are served.

  • Tips for Teaching

    Brief introductions to effective teaching tips. Topics include: active learning and reflective teaching techniques, prompt feedback, communicating high expectations, timely task completion, preparing an effective syllabus, and setting clear goals and objectives.

  • Syllabus

    This workshop provides an overview of the syllabus, including components such as student learning outcomes and course calendar. SUNY requirements will be examined, as well as formats for various disciplines.

  • Rubrics and Assessment Lab

    Everyone wins with rubrics! CET staff can provide assistance with developing course assessment instruments, including rubrics designed for studio classes. Also, the the rubric and syllabus samples on this web site may be downloaded.

  • Grantwriting

    This workshop, conducted in collaboration with the Grants Office, provides resources for faculty grant seekers. The agenda may include speakers from outside agencies such as the Foundation Center and Fractured Atlas.

  • Addressing Student Issues:

    This workshop, conducted in collaboration with Counseling, provides faculty with resources to help students who are struggling and strategies for classroom management.

  • Responding to Student Writing and Writing Across the Curriculum

    In collaboration with the Writing Studio, these workshops help faculty incorporate writing across the curriculum with literature review and classroom activity ideas.

  • F2F (Faculty-to-Faculty/Face-to-Face)

    The CET regularly schedules presentations and demonstrations by FIT faculty members. Topics include innovations in teaching and learning, recent activities and projects, and conference reports.

  • Professional Development Institutes

    The CET sponsors meetings seminars and colloquia on current topics and trends in education. It also arranges telecasts, webcasts, and webinars.

  • Speakers and Panels

    Distinguished experts are often invited to the FIT campus to deliver lectures, workshops, and demonstrations. Please check the CET calendar and FIT portal for updated information.

  • Technology in Teaching: A Walk-in Clinic

    This casual walk-in clinic helps faculty resolve a wide-range of technology questions. Bring your specific questions to the CET and staff will assist you on a one to one basis or in small groups.

  • Social Media

    This workshop explores the role of social networking in education and its potential for teaching and learning. Lab time is included in selected workshops.

  • Clickers

    This workshop explores the potential of clicker technology in the classroom and provides the lab time for faculty to learn how to set-up and use clickers.

  • iPad Workshop

    These new workshops provide the time to discuss the role of technology such as iPads for the classroom and additionally give faculty hands-on time to hone their skills working with iPads.

  • Overcoming the Challenges to Teaching Software

    Faculty roundtables address the challenges of teaching software. Classroom management, furniture configuration and programs such as "Synchronize" are explored.

  • The Reflective Teaching Portfolio (www)

    Please join Paul King, Assistant Professor of Architectural Technology, CUNY and Isabella Bertoletti, Associate Professor of Italian, FIT, for a demonstration, as well as exploration, of the teaching portfolio’s potential.

  • PowerPoint and Keynote

    Support your teaching with effective visualizations and share ideas on what makes a successful presentation.

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