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Ed Tech Events

The Ed Tech Team is offering several live events this semester. Visit their website!

The Online Teaching Institute will run October 1 - December 4. This institute introduces technology and course design fundamentals selected by SUNY Geneseo to meet the Provost’s directive for online course instruction. The Geneseo Course Readiness Checklist Is the baseline for all course design elements. The emphasis of the institute will be on the design of a future online course. If you would like to join the fall institute, please contact Laurie Fox.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a workspace for real-time collaboration and communication, meetings, file and app sharing, and even the occasional emoji! All in one place, all in the open, all accessible to everyone.

Teaching with Microsoft Teams Workshop

Friday, January 21, 2022.   1:00pm - 2:00pm.   Click here to add to your calendar
Join this workshop led by a Microsoft Learning Consultant on how to use Teams in your Canvas courses. The agenda includes:

  • Overall structure of Teams (creation of a team, channels, tabs)
  • Using Posts for group discussion
  • Using Chat for quick student communication
  • Formative vs. Summative assessment (class notebook vs. assignments)
  • Features of Stream for videos
  • Creating Forms (and embedding in Stream)
  • Creating effective playlists for self-paced/asynchronous courses
  • Scheduling different types of course meetings (whole class, small group, office hours)
  • Conducting meetings (main features, breakouts, small groups within channels)
  • Integrating other apps such as Flipgrid
  • A few useful canvas integrations


SUNY CPD offered a training series on Microsoft Applications in Spring 2021. These recordings should be available until sometime in November 2021.

CIT would be happy to work with your departments to set up new Teams. Ask CIT! Call, chat, or submit a request and we'll be happy to assist you.

CIT Tech Days

Our 1st Annual Virtual CIT Tech Days, a virtual mini-conference offering interesting and informative 50-minute sessions, was held June 1-11. Visit the link below for more information and session recordings.

Visit the CIT Tech Days web page for more information!

Self-Paced Online Teaching Resources

These resources are available to assist faculty with learning more about teaching online with Canvas.

Our instructional designers are available to help with topics that are individualized to your pedagogy and courses. Please email to request personalized assistance with the following:

LinkedIn Learning:  Self-Paced Online Training

Geneseo students, faculty and staff have FREE access to the entire LinkedIn Learning training library (over 7,500 courses, and more are added every week) through Geneseo's site license. For more information, visit this wiki page.

CIT is available to tailor a training class for faculty in your department who want to learn together! To request a personalized workshop, submit a request

Please contact Laurie Fox if you have any questions or suggestions for future workshops.