Faculty Workshops

Workshops for Instructors


2/6          Getting started with Blackboard,  3 – 4:00 pm, L-314

2/14       Blackboard Tests and Grade Center,  3 – 4:00 pm, L-314

2/20       Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra – Fully Online, 3 – 4:00 pm, Fully Online

2/21       Assignments, Safe Assign and Turnitin, 3 – 4:00 pm , L314

2/28       Introduction to VoiceThread, 3 – 4:30 pm, L-314



3/6          Softchalk Cloud Create: Building Interactive Lessons, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, L-314

3/13       Enhancing Instructional Videos with Playposit, 4 – 5:00 pm, L-314

3/20       Camtasia Micro-lectures, 2:30 – 4:00 pm, L-314

3/27       Creating Animated Videos and Presentations with PowToon, 2 – 3:00 pm, L-314


VoiceThread Workshops for Instructors

 The sessions are led by our instructional designer and online educator George Haines.  George will share his expertise to help you get the most from VoiceThread.

VoiceThread Basics 1 - Upload, Comment, and Share
January 7 at 7:00pm ET - Register here

Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free members.

VoiceThread Basics 2 - Groups and Secure Sharing
January 14 at 7:00pm ET - Register here

We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

VoiceThread Basics 3 - Moderating Comments, Private and Threaded Replies, and Copying
January 21 at 7:00pm ET - Register here

In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

VoiceThread Basics 4 - VoiceThread and Your LMS
January 28 at 7:00pm ET - Register here

We will work on integrating VoiceThread into a learning management system. With LMS integration educators can create and share VoiceThreads and grade student work. Participants will learn how to use the assignment builder feature to assess student work during a hands-on segment.

Consulting and Support

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.