August 2023

Special Faculty Focus Issue

Fall '23 Faculty Tech Guide

Take a look at NYU IT's Faculty Tech Guide for resources to help you and your students succeed, including tips, tutorials, and how-tos for NYU services such as Brightspace, Zoom, Google apps, cybersecurity, and more.

Free and Discounted Software: Office, SPSS, More

NYU IT Software Resources features popular productivity, design, creative, scientific, and statistical packages. See what's available and share the site with your students.

Resources to Help You Avoid Getting Hacked

Read about cybersecurity threats and how to avoid them, download anti-malware software, review NYU policies, and learn more about keeping yourself, your lessons and research, and your students secure.

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New to NYU Brightspace? Attend a Brightspace Bootcamp Session Aug. 15-17

NYU IT is offering three days of classes to learn the ins and outs of NYU Brightspace. Join one or more sessions to learn about building a course site, uploading resources, and other features—and get expert advice from the NYU Brightspace team.

Pair a Brightspace Course with a Zoom Classroom

If you’re an instructor using NYU Brightspace and Zoom in a Zoom Classroom, you can request to have the course and the room paired. Find out how Zoom Classroom pairing can enhance both the instructor and student experience.

Creating Digitally Accessible Brightspace Course Content

Learn how to build accessible Brightspace course materials, including syllabi, slides, course readings, and websites.

Insights Portal: Tools for Data-Driven Teaching and Learning

Use the Brightspace Insights Portal to enhance your analysis of things such as the effectiveness of your Brightspace course material and course structure—then make adjustments based on the data.

Digital Studio: Multimedia Production, Scanning Services, Workshops, and More

The Digital Studio, located on the 5th floor of Bobst Library, provides faculty with training, workshops, and resources in support of teaching and learning, as well as one-on-one and small-group consultations.