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The Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology

The Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology (CTLT), located in room 120k of the Cheng Library, is focused on providing dynamic consultation in pedagogy and technology and offering instructional design and development services for faculty members at William Paterson University.

For information or appointments contact the CTLT:
   Phone: (973) 720-2659 or -2451
   Location: Cheng Library 120e, h, i, j, k
   Website: Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology



The Teaching with Technology pages page that cover various technology-oriented teaching subjects pertaining to both the traditional classroom and online instruction. If you'd like to see a subject or category of subjects added to this page please contact Robert Harris:
Office: Cheng Library 120h
Phone: 973.720.2451



The Teaching and Learning with Technology Curriculum

The TLT-C is an instructional resource for faculty consisting of two four-seminar tracks: Course Design and Teaching (or design and delivery).


  • Blackboard Intermediate: Enhancing your Traditional Course

The new offering is designed to provide faculty with intermediate-level skills in integrating Bb with face-to-face teaching. Participants will leave this workshop prepared to make effective use of Blackboard and other technologies in reshaping their traditional courses. Instructors new to Blackboard should contact department administrator Tony Krucinski ( or 973-720-2659) to schedule a one-on-one workshop with one of the Center for Teaching with Technology

  • Active Learning Institute

In this a day long workshop faculty will learn about implementing active learning strategies and evidence-based practice appropriate to the classroom no matter where teaching takes place: a large fixed-seat lecture bowl, an intimate seminar room, a virtual classroom online or a specially designed active learning. Workshop participants will design a teachable component for a course and have the opportunity for feedback on its implementation.
Website: Active Learning Institute

Schedule: Workshop schedule, AY 2016




Avoiding plagiarism

According to the Undergraduate Catalog of William Paterson University, it defines plagiarism as "the copying from a book, article, notebook, video, or other source material, whether published or unpublished, without proper credit through the use of quotation marks, footnotes, and other customary means of identifying sources, or passing off as one's own the ideas, words, writings, programs, and experiments of another, whether or not such actions are intentional or unintentional."

See this site for help preventing plagiarism


Turnitin (Tii) is an Internet-based plagiarism-prevention service that allows faculty compare student papers with a bank of over 150 million archived student papers and close to 100,000 journals, periodicals and books.
Now integrated with Blackboard (Bb) it is a powerful tool for uncovering assignments borrowed all in part from other existing sources. Instructors who create a Tii assignments in Blackboard will receive a report gauging the overall level of originality for each paper that highlights instances of copied text as well as the original source of the material.



Bb Faculty Wiki
This page features over one hundred documents, videos and links in categories including standard practices, getting started, course building, assessments, Grade Center, collaboration tool and course reports.

IT Wiki: Blackboard for Faculty


Bb Faculty Frequently-asked Questions
An abbreviated version of the Faculty Wiki, this page uses the common FAQ organization to highlight some of the issues most commonly sought by faculty members.

IT Wiki: Faculty, Frequently Asked Questions


Bb Faculty Video on Demand
Close to sixty short videos demonstrating various aspects of making the most of Blackboard

Blackboard on Demand: Faculty


The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series Although this program is no longer maintained by Blackboard several talks have been archived.

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series


Bb Students Wiki
Documents, links and videos on subject ranging from standard practices to getting atarted, assessments, collaboration and portfolios.

IT Wiki: Blackboard for Students


Bb Student Video on Demand
Twenty-five short videos demonstrating various aspects of making the most of Blackboard

Blackboard on Demand: Students




Lynda (External link)



Teaching tools

Turning Point

Copyright/fair use

Social media


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