Getting Started with Teaching
Review helpful information about the syllabus, welcome letters & videos, planning a great first class and strategies for authentic learning.
City Tech Resources
The Teach Anywhere page provides important information including frequently used Tools & Resources for City Tech faculty regarding 2020-2021 teaching and learning.
Open Lab Resources
If you’re new to the OpenLab, please check out OpenLab Help and OpenLab Distance Education to get started.
Need to ask about something that you can’t quite explain in an email? See OpenLab Virtual Office Hours
This website provides important information for faculty using Blackboard such as tip sheets, video tutorials, and help.
View all of the available resources the Instructional Technology & the Technology Enhancement Centers have to offer, including City Tech Online policies and guidance, iTEC Workshops, and OLAC’s Sample Syllabus with suggested guidelines, best practices, and examples.
See how City Tech’s Technology Services can help you with any tech related concerns or how CUNY’s Technology Resources can support you with distance learning and remote work.
The Library is Everywhere
Even though City Tech Library is closed until further notice, our resources and services and dedicated library faculty and staff are still available to support you!
Accessibility in Distance Learning
See how you can ensure distance learning is accessible to learners of all abilities.
Visit City Tech’s Center for Student Accessibility and see CUNY’s resources for Accessibility in Distance Learning.
ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) resources
Online Teaching Toolkit and Inclusive Teaching Practices Toolkit These practices are tailored for online teaching. Both include videos and downloadable planning guides.
Preparing for Online Observations of Teaching
Preparing Students for the First Day of Class
Academic Integrity & Authentic Learning panels
- The Teach@CUNY Handbook
- Teaching with Zoom @ Baruch College
- Hybrid Course Design Tutorials – Part 1 & Part 2 from Oregon State University CTL
- Pedagogy Resources from iTeachU University of Alaska Fairbanks eCampus
- Suggested syllabus statement regarding professional conduct in online synchronous courses (shared by Prof. Pawlukewicz, Human Services)
Innovative Teaching Academy
The CUNY Innovative Teaching Academy, established in 2020, aims to improve pedagogy at scale and recognize excellence and innovation in teaching by CUNY faculty.
The Hybrid Initiative is an open resource for professors who are new to online teaching and who are planning to create and teach hybrid courses, as well as experienced online professors wanting to refine their practice. Learn more.