City Tech Online Teaching

On this page: City Tech Resources | Office of the Provost | OpenLab | Blackboard Resources | CircleIn | Online Workshops | Dry Runs Using Virtual Platforms | HRPP | Internet Services | Students with Disabilities | Library Resources | 10 Minute Mind | Faculty Recommended Resources | CUNY Faculty Resources

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City Tech Resources

This site provides faculty with guidance in the event of an emergency situation that requires the College to transition to distance education. You can find information on how to get ready for the transition, tools you might use to work with your students, some answers to frequently asked questions, and where you can go for help and support.



OpenLab Resources

If you’re new to the OpenLab, please check out OpenLab Help to get started.

Need to ask about something that you can’t quite explain in an email? See OpenLab Virtual Office Hours


Online Studying for Our Students

CircleIn is an easy to use studying app and website, where students study online together.

All City Tech students have access to CircleIn beginning April 13th, 2020.


Online Workshop for Faculty Learning to Teach Online

Fully online workshop is available.

This is a seminar with modules covering a brief introduction to online teaching, live scheduled Collaborate demonstrations, basic instructions on using Blackboard, building tests and quizzes, and running discussions.


Dry Runs Using Virtual Platforms

An opportunity to test out your virtual classroom. Please sign up and send Janet Liou-Mark ( an invitation to join your session


Faculty Research Involving Humans or Animals—HRPP guidance

City Tech’s HRPP Coordinator, Prof. Tina Kao

If you are conducting research involving human subjects, animals, or animal materials, please review and observe CUNY research compliance guidance.


Internet Service for Students

Here is a list of internet service providers and their expanded offering to students who don’t have internet. Please share this information with your students.


Distance Learning for Students with Disabilities

This guide includes helpful information in accommodating students with disabilities in distance learning.


The 10 Minute Mind Mindfulness Course

Have you wanted to give meditation a try?

Sign up for the 10 Minute Mind, a daily meditation sent straight to your inbox every morning.


City Tech Library

City Tech Library Resources

The Library is everywhere and dedicated library faculty and staff are still available to support you!

Provost Updates

Office of the Provost

Here you can find policy and procedural information, timely reminders, and important documents from Academic Affairs.

Note: You must be signed into OpenLab

Faculty Recommended Resources

A list of recommendations from faculty regarding sites to support online teaching.

Please feel free to contribute to the list.

CUNY Faculty Resources

A list of internal funding, opportunities, and support for faculty.