The following are instructions for doing everything you need to do to complete the required online work for this course. Please read everything carefully and don’t forget to go all the way to the bottom (the last step is CRUCIAL).
HOW TO SET UP CITY TECH E-MAIL & OPENLAB (Required to pass this course!)
EMAIL SETUP (Required to join course on OpenLab):
Look up your email address here. (Usually it’s firstname.lastname@example.org)
Go to the CT Email Login Page. Enter your email address (above) and password (below).
At first your CT PASSWORD is: First initial of first name UPPERCASE + first initial of last name lowercase + MMDDYYYY + last 4 of your EMPL ID
HELP? See: Guide to getting your City Tech e-mail activated // First-Year Student Guidebook
Email: StudentHelpDesk@citytech.cuny.edu // Phone: 718-260-4900
Video: Getting Setup with CT Email and OpenLab
OPENLAB SETUP (Yes… Required for this Course)
Create an OpenLab Account (use your CT email if you have it; if you don’t, see below)
Check your CT email for verification code to login to OpenLab with.
Join this course by clicking here, then clicking “Join Course”
Go to main course site here and begin clicking everywhere to explore!
HELP? See: Guide to setting up an OpenLab account and then sign up for this course here.
If you don’t have CT Email working, email the OpenLab HelpDesk for help
HOW TO SHARE YOUR WORK ON OPENLAB (Required, as usual… 🙂
Video: Sharing work on OpenLab as a COMMENT (you will do this for ALL assignment EXCEPT Essay 1 and Essay 2—for those assignments see below video on POSTING)
Video: Sharing Essays on OpenLab as a POST (ONLY do this when posting your Essay 1 and your Essay 2; do NOT do this with all other assignments)
HOW TO MAKE, TITLE & ORGANIZE A GOOGLE FOLDER TO USE AS YOUR ENG92 PORTFOLIO (Required to pass this course!)
Create a Google Drive folder (with link-sharing enabled) for sharing Essay drafts and other assignments with me (if you don’t have a Google account, I apologize, but you’ll have to create one of those first).
–> Please NAME YOUR FOLDER using your LAST NAME and the COURSE (e.g., my last name is Street, so I’d title my folder “Street_ENG92”)
MORE ON CREATING A GOOGLE FOLDER AND ORGANIZING/MOVING FILES IN IT
–> see: create a folder // –> see: move a file or a folder
—How to Create a Google Doc
—How to Upload a Document from your device to your Google Folder
—How to Create/Change the Name/Title of a Google Doc
–> Please name each Google Doc according to the assignment (e.g., for one of your second article summary, you’d title the document “Summary 1”; for your first draft of the Essay 1 assignment, you’d name the document “Essay 1 Draft 1”; for your final draft of the same essay, you’ll name the document “Essay 1 Final Drat”)
TO SUBMIT YOUR PORTFOLIO FOR MY REVIEW (psst… required to pass!)
Make sure you’ve shared your Google Folder with “Anyone who has the Link”
Copy your Google Drive folder link/URL
Fill in your info on this Contact/Info form I need you to complete; paste your Google Folder Link at the end.
VOILA! CONGRATULATIONS, YOU ARE ABLE TO PASS THIS CLASS NOW! YAYYYYY!