Student Technology Workshops

On this page you will find the schedule for student technology workshops.

Fall 2017

August 25  –  September 29, 2017 (exclude holidays)

Location: AC - 4EA1


Online/Hybrid Course Orientation

(including Blackboard)

CUNY Portal/ Blackboard



 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

10:00 am - 11:00 am



11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

10:30 am - 11:30 am



  2:30 pm -  4:00 pm

11:00 am - 12:00 pm



10:00 am - 11:30 am



For workshops on Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2010, please contact us by Email. We will schedule a session for you.


Online/Hybrid Course Orientation

  1. study skills required to be successful in an online or hybrid course;

  2. academic integrity;

  3. all topics listed in Blackboard/CUNY portal workshops;

  4. activate and use York Email.

Blackboard/CUNY Portal

  1. register for a CUNY portal account and access Blackboard;

  2. Blackboard basic features such as updating email address, viewing and downloading course documents, viewing and submitting assignments, taking quizzes, posting and replying to messages on Discussion Board;

  3. how to submit a SafeAssignment if your course instructor requires;

  4. how to work with wiki if your course instructor requires –

  5. what is wiki

  • how to create a wiki page and add text content

  • how to add web links, images and Youtube videos to a wiki page

  • how to create table of content for your wiki site

  • how to use table to present data on a wiki page and to lay out content

  • how to comment on a wiki page

  • how to create blog entries if your course instructor requires –

  • what is blog

  • how to create a blog post and add text content

  • how to add web links, images and Youtube videos to a blog post

  • how to comment a blog post

  • how to use Blackboard Collaborate (formerly called Elluminate) web conferencing tool if your course instructor requires.

York Email

  1. activate your York email;

  2. read, send, reply, forward an email message;

  3. attach a file on your email;

  4. use calendar.

York Network ID

  1. activate your York Network ID and sign on computers on campus using your Network ID;

  2. describe what you can do with your York Network ID;

  3. save, upload and download files to your York network drive;

  4. access library databases via VPN at home using your network ID;

  5. printing on campus using your network ID;

  6. access ePortfolio and the College website.