How to Setup Panopto in Blackboard

Jan 11, 2018

With the spring semester about to begin and faculty are working on putting together their courses, we thought it'd be a great time to remind you about our lecture recording service, Panopto, and how easy it is to implement into your course. Not only will your students really appreciate this so they can go back and review the material, but it will also save you time for those people that may have missed something and want to know what you covered. And no, having this service will not affect your attendance, we promise.

Beginners Guide to Web Accessibility

Jan 10, 2018

Many people have now come to realize how important it is to make all our web and digital resources accessible in order for all people to have equal access to all our content, not only because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it is against federal regulations. So if you are an editor on the Oswego web site, or handle a presence on social media, what can you do to make your content accessible?

Luckily, most of it is easy to accomplish and common sense. Here are some highlights to get you started.

Winter Session Online Classes Start This Week

Jan 03, 2018

Classes officially started January 2nd.  All classes will be offered in Blackboard.  Given the short timeframe in which to complete class work, we understand the importance of being able to access Blackboard in a timely manner.  Below are some tips we have put together that may assist you in resolving some common issues.

CTS 2018 Winter Projects

Jan 03, 2018

Over the winter break and during winter semester, CTS will be working on a number of projects to improve technology for the campus.  From infrastructure improvements, classroom updates, computer lab upgrades, and security initiatives, we will be busy trying to improve teaching, learning, and business operations for all of our students, faculty, and staff.  If you have any questions related to these projects, please let us know.

Computer Lab Replacements

The following labs are scheduled to have new hardware installed:

  • MCC 255

Cold Weather Tech Tips

Dec 22, 2017

There’s no shortage of wind, ice, snow and cold in Oswego! Here’s a few tips to keep your tech toasty in a winter wonderland.

1. Don't let your phone freeze.

Payphone in the cold.

Get Ready for Online Courses Starting January 2nd

Dec 21, 2017

Are you taking a class over winter break?  If so, please note that classes officially start January 2nd.  All classes will be offered in Blackboard.  

Given the short timeframe in which to complete class work, we understand the importance of being able to access Blackboard in a timely manner.  Below are some tips we have put together that may assist you in resolving some common issues.

Help Desk Winter Hours

Dec 20, 2017

Please note that the Help Desk has reduced hours for Winter Break. From December 18th to January 19th, we will be open from 8AM – 4:30PM, Monday through Friday, and closed on weekends. We will be closed Christmas Day (12/25/17), New Year’s Day (1/1/18) and Martin Luther King Day (1/15/18).

Facebook Workplace is Live

Dec 18, 2017

A short time ago, SUNY Center for Professional Development (CPD) setup a Facebook Workplace account for SUNY employees that were in their SUNY Learning Commons platform. They have now expanding it to include all SUNY Campuses.

Live Stream the SUNY Oswego Commencement Ceremony

Dec 15, 2017

On December 16th, SUNY Oswego will celebrate the graduation of our very own students. Congratulations to all of those walking the stage on this joyous day!

If you cannot be present for commencement, don’t worry! You can stream the entire ceremony on our Commencement website. The webcast begins at 10 am.

CTS wishes those graduating all the luck in the future!