The mission of IRT is to provide leadership in technology and excellence in production, design, instructional technology, and support to faculty, students, and the William Paterson University community. We are committed to working with the community as William Paterson prepares to come back to campus for the fall 2021 semester. 

Do it Yourself Training: Documentation for Faculty

Overview

For an overview of teaching with technology resources for faculty, visit the Support for Online, Hybrid and HyFlex Teaching page on the ITwiki. 

Bb 101

If you need to brush up on your Blackboard skills, then Bb 101 is for you. This documentation covers everything you'll need to teach using Blackboard. 

Online Teaching Toolkit

The Online Teaching Toolkit, which is available to every faculty member from their Blackboard Home Page (look under "My Organizations" for Online Teaching Toolkit), covers the following: teachingtoolkit

  • Quality Assurance/Quality Matters
  • Understanding Online Teaching & Learning
  • Blackboard Basics
  • Video Conferencing & Video Content
    Security
  • Online Classroom Management (Zoom)

Faculty can go through the modules in order, or focus on the areas they are most interested in incorporating into their teaching. 

HyFlex Teaching with the HoverCam Solo 8Plus Please see the ITwiki HoverCam page for information on using the HoverCam (installed in each classroom on campus and in Valley Road 1600) as a Document Viewer and a Webcam/microphone. This piece of equipment is available for all faculty who choose the HyFlex teaching option. Also, watch the HyFlex Teaching Workshop video for more information. 

Zoom Workshop Videos
In addition to the Zoom Workshop Recording, these three short videos make up the content for the Zoom workshop being taught on demand . 

Quality Assurance for Hybrid and Online Teaching Video

This workshop video is now available: Quality Assurance for Hybrid and Online Teaching. This video is password-protected, and the password is: +GM+!3P@

YuJa: WPU's New Streaming Video Platform

This workshop video is available at: YuJa: WPU's New Streaming Video Platform. The password is: Ed9XP6c!


One-on-One Consultations for Faculty

As always, CTT staff is also available for one-on-one consultations about remote instruction. To make an appointment, please make a Help Desk ticket at wpunj.edu/helpdesk. Choose the Blackboard ticket type and then CTT Faculty ConsultationThis is the best way to set up a time to work with one of the CTT instructional designers. 


For more information on what the CTT can do for you, please choose "Center for Teaching with Technology" on the IRT menu, or go to https://wpunj.edu/irt/ctt/

IRT's Center for Teaching with Technology is in your corner. Should you have questions, please contact me via email (bartleg@wpunj.edu) or by calling me at 973-720-2530.

Gamin Bartle, PhD
Director, Instruction & Research Technology
William Paterson University