Instructional Technology @ Wagner

Instructional Technology @ Wagner

Integrating technology into your course learning plan can greatly enhance your class. Wagner offers at least one teaching workshop each semester to help instructors utilize an array of educational technology services and tools.

Spring tRAINING eVENTS @ NYU Wagner

Teaching Tips for Using ZOOM - March 14, 2019

Join Henrie Paz-Amor, Instructional Technologist, in person or remotely from 1:00-2:15 pm on Thursday, March 14. In this workshop, Henrie will provide an overview of ZOOM videoconferencing features, demonstrate the platform's look and feel, and offer tools and tips for advanced use.

Lunch will be provided. Please register here.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles - April 5, 2019

Join the Wagner Academic Programs Team for this lunchtime session on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles: the "How, What, and Why" of Learning, and how to use these principles to enhance your course. Led by Henrie Paz-Amor, Instructional Technologist. (Registration information to come.)

Spotlight on Learning in the Online Masters in Health Administration (MHA) Program - May 2019 

Join the Wagner Academic Programs Team as we showcase learning tools and objects developed for the online MHA program, including Mursion activities, mini-lectures, and live classroom sessions with ZOOM. (Date and registration link to come.)  

Illustrative Materials from PAST Wagner Teaching Workshops

Advancing Inclusive Learning Communities - February 22, 2019

Featuring Liza Cariaga-Lo, Senior Advisor to the Provost for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion; and faculty member, Brown University & NYU CAT
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NYU Classes Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting -  January 30, 2019

Led by Clea  Mahoney eLearning Specialist, Teaching and Learning with Technology | NYU IT

View Webinar

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Partners in Learning: Engaging Students with Metacognitive Strategies - January 24, 2019

Co-presented by Ryan Allen, Director of E-Learning, U of Dayton and FAS Educational Technology

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Designing Digital Formative Assessments - October 20, 2017

Led by Ofelia Mangen, Educational Designer + Technologist with NYU IT Teaching + Learning with Technology

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Using Advanced Tools in NYU Classes - August 31, 2017

Led by Kacie Cleary and Rob Egan, e-Learning specialists with the NYU Classes team at the Digital Studio

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Data Services at NYU – October 7, 2016

Data Services provides consultation and instructional support for researchers and instructors using quantitative, qualitative, and geospatial (GIS) software and methods at NYU. Their team can advise on projects across the entire research data lifecycle, including access, analysis, collection development, data management, and data preservation.

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Panel: Lessons Tool in NYU Classes and Digital Studio– January 17, 2017

Video Segments:

The Digital Studio: Dan Hodnett, Digital Studio Manager

NYU Classes Update: Kacie Cleary, Senior eLearning Specialist

Redesigning Your Course Using the NYU Lessons Tool in NYU Classes
Demonstration by Elizabeth McAlpin, Project Director of Research and Outcomes Assessment, Teaching and Learning with Technology, NYUIT

Q&A with the panel

Example Digital Studio Interviews

With Professor Miranda Schreurs, made by Adjunct Professor Elizabeth Larsen for the urban planning course “Land Use Law: The Planning Perspective”

EU Energy Efficiency Directive

City Innovations in Germany

Hanover Example / Dutch Lawsuit / New Technologies

Going Green: The German Energy Transition

The following Instructional Technology tools and services are available at NYU. Learn about the functionality and training options for each service via the links below:

  • NYU Classes, including the Lessons tool, which can integrate resources into weekly lesson plans and enables video embedding; and the Forums tool, which allows for discussions outside of the classroom

  • Google Apps for Education, including NYU Chat/Hangouts, which allows instant messaging and group video calls, and Google Forms (surveys)

  • Instructional Video Modules at the Digital Studio (facilities located in the Bobst Digital Studio to create high-quality recordings)

  • NYU Stream, which provides users with the ability to upload, record via webcam, manage, and share video clips

  • Web Publishing, powered by WordPress, which provides an easy way for faculty, staff, and students to create a website or blog

  • Data Services, a joint service of NYU's Division of Libraries and Information Technology Services to support quantitative, qualitative, and geographical research at NYU
  • The Remote Instruction Support page describes the services and resources that NYU offers in the event that you need to teach a class remotely due to inclement weather conditions
  • Kaltura Capture, which enables faculty to record a lecture or webinar, post it to NYU Stream, and share it via NYU Classes

Throughout the year, NYU IT hosts trainings for NYU Classes, including tours of the Digital Studio. Learn more

Consultations and walk-in support are available at the NYU Digital Studio and Data Services Monday-Friday. Please review each website for hours and availability.  

Tech Savvy is a series of brief, fully online learning modules that can help you use a number of NYU technology tools and services in new ways to work more efficiently, effectively, or creatively.

NYU IT Support and Contact Information

  • Online: Search NYU ServiceLink for tutorials, service descriptions, relevant knowledge base articles, and other support information.

  • By Phone: Call the IT Service Desk to speak with someone about your IT support needs. Available 24/7 at 212.998.3333.

  • By Email:

Members of the working group can answer questions about educational technology resources at NYU, provide helpful tips for engaging with them, and point you in the right direction for further resources. Email with your questions.

Working Group Members:

Joshua Merfeld, Clinical Assistant Professor of Public Service
Lawrence Mirsky, Director, Office of Information Technology
Henrietta Paz-Amor, Instructional Technologist
Craig Schott, Faculty Support

Liaisons to Related NYU Committees:

Joshua Merfeld, Future of Technology-Enhanced Education
Lawrence Mirsky, CIO Council, Digital Learning Environment Subcommittee
Henrietta Paz-Amor, Instructional Technology Subcommittee
Craig Schott, User Advisory Group, Executive Committee