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Do you have a backup plan for severe weather (and other emergencies)?

You should set up your emergency cancellation contingency plans now so that when the unexpected comes, you’re ready.
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End-of-semester checklist: Five things to do before the Blackboard upgrade

Upload grades, archive your course, and other tasks to complete before December 27.
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How to Transfer Ownership of a Google Site

Transfer your personal Google site to the QC Google Apps for Education environment.
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How to get your students to complete course evaluations

Evaluations are an essential aspect of our assessment activities and Queens College relies on your help for this endeavour. Here are some tips to encourage course evaluations in your classroom.
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Tech Tip: Uploading an Excel sheet to the Blackboard Grade Center

Grading season will soon be upon us again. Maybe you want to download the Blackboard Grade Center and enter grades offline. But then you get this puzzling message: "Error: the following usernames are invalid." This Tech Tip offers a workaround.
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Making Appointments on Google Calendar

Google Apps for Education is a new service open to all faculty and students at Queens College. There are many tools available that will enable a more seamless interaction between you and your students (see QC Google Apps for Education). One such tool is Google Calendar, a powerful organizational tool and a great application for making appointments. It’s easy to use and you can view it on multiple devices (i.e., deskt
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Academic Works: How to Make Your Work Available to the Public…

Academic Works is CUNY’s new institutional repository. This Tech Tip explains what Academic Works is, why it is important, and how it can help you.
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So you want to webcast your lecture?

Updated September 10, 2016 Throughout the semester, situations may arise where you can’t make it to the classroom. And if the upcoming winter is anything like last year, you should have a back-up plan to replace missed class time. Webcasting your lecture is one way to make up for that lost time. Even if you don’t teach a live-online course, webcasting is a convenient way to stay connected with your students and stay
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