June 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Canvas Quickstart and Zoom TrainingCanvas Quickstart and Zoom Training is ongoing. Please visit the CUSPS Training registration page to learn more. We strongly recommend that all faculty attend training in preparation for fall so that they will have the latest and greatest information about various security protocols and functionality in both Canvas and Zoom. Continue reading June 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

May 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Requesting Spring 2022 Course Development Members of the Academic Affairs leadership team will be reaching out to Program Directors soon to review fall 2021 course development needs for courses launching in spring 2022. In preparing for that outreach, programs should plan to identify:  Which courses need to be developed or redesigned Whether each course is a core course or an elective The modality of each … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

May 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

Online Student Technology Training for Summer 2021During the last three weeks of May, the Online Support and Academic Technology team will offer “Online Student Technology Training” every Friday at 12 PM, ET. These one-hour sessions cover basic educational technologies used in online and HyFlex courses and will enable students to ask questions regarding specific tools and/or troubleshoot technical issues with expert help from an Online … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – Professional Development and Training

May 2021: OCI – Academic Technology

Educational Technologies at SPSThe Online Support and Academic Technology team provides training and support for a wide range of educational technology tools used in online, hybrid, and HyFlex courses, including tools for: Web conferencing and video Learner engagement Assessment and academic integrity Computing and data science All of the tools in our technology “stack” have been vetted by CUIT’s Security and Risk Management team so … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – Academic Technology

May 2021: OCI – General Updates

Academic Affairs Website The Academic Affairs website is a resource for programs, faculty, and staff to support communication, engagement, and collaboration between programs and Academic Affairs. It is maintained by a committee, with representation from each unit across the division. The website includes: SPS and Columbia University onboarding resources Teaching resources for HyFlex, remote, and online delivery Academic policies and resources from the Committee on … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – General Updates

April 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development

Publishing Courses for Summer 2021Canvas course sites are typically published for student viewing one week prior to the course start date. Faculty should make sure that textbook information is populated in Canvas and that electronic course reserves are set up on the library reserves website. For assistance, please submit a ticket to the CUSPS Helpdesk. Kicking-off Fall 2021 Course DevelopmentThe course development cycle for online … Continue reading April 2021: OCI – Online Course Planning and Development