Online environments can become vital spaces for instructors, students, and TAs to exchange resources and ideas. Email us to get help establishing yourself in any of them. Our services include:
- Blogs: The Blog service supports blogs for teaching, research, library, and university communication activities for the Cornell community.
- Confluence Wiki: Build a community web site authored and edited by its users.
- Discussion Boards and E-mail Lists: Facilitate class forums and small chat groups with Blackboard’s built-in tools, email lists, or newsgroups.
- Web Conferencing: CIT’s Academic Technologies group can demonstrate and assist you with utilizing a Web conferencing tool (WebEx) to collaborate with groups and classes live over the web with a combination of chat, video chat, desktop sharing, and whiteboarding.
- Piazza Q&A tool: Piazza allows students to post questions outside of class where faculty or other students can answer them, in a very user-friendly environment. The instructor can control enrollment and can choose whether to allow anonymous questions.
Cornell’s audio/video and academic technologies services help you teach, do research, collaborate, participate, learn, and share without being bound by geography or travel budgets.
- Video Conferencing Services: Have meetings or group collaborations in real time, face to face, with people who are in different locations.
- Point-to-Point Videoconferencing: Share your classroom content or presentations, or talk face-to-face between two geographic locations.
- Multi-point Videoconferencing: Share your classroom content and presentations, or talk face-to-face between three or more geographic locations.
- To get assistance in planning and scheduling a point-to-point or multi-site video conference using CIT’s systems and facilities please visit the Video Collaboration Services website.
- Web Streaming Services: If you need people at different locations to be able to see your symposia, colloquia, or special events, CIT can stream these events via the Internet on a live or archived basis (MediaSite). To get assistance with planning and scheduling Web streaming, please visit the Video Collaboration Services website.