How to Add Media

By Michelle Renee Morales|February 27, 2017|Tech Tip|1 comments

This tutorial will walk through how to add any type of media to a post or page. For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org 4 Easy Steps Basic Information WordPress allows you to upload various types of media including images, videos, audio, and documents. Keep in mind, only certain media formats are allowed. Image formats: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .ico Video formats: mp4, .m4v (MPEG-4), .mov (QuickTime), .wmv (Windows Media Video),

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Event Recap: Accessibility, Mobility, and Design

By Jessica Murray|February 22, 2017|Event Recap|0 comments

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the Futures Initiative hosted “Accessibility, Mobility, and Design,” with presentations by panelists Sara Hendren (Olin College) and April Coughlin (SUNY, New Paltz). Several different kinds of mobility were described during the hour-long discussion, including rock climbing, skateboarding, wheeling, walking, and waffle-making. Watch a captioned video Check out the photos from the event Notes from the event are captured on our collaborative Google Doc Sara joined remotely from

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March 6: Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education

By Mike Rifino|February 21, 2017|FI Events|4 comments

Monday, March 6 | 2 PM to 4 PM EST | GC Room 9100 (Skylight Room)| RSVP | Google Doc Twitter Chat: @FuturesED#fight4edu Live stream: http://bit.ly/fight4edu-live Join the Futures Initiative on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 2-4pm for a roundtable discussion on Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education, in which we will share strategies across the globe and highlight the urgent need for abolition and decolonial education. The discussion will (re)focus

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How to Create a Password Protected Page/Post

By Michelle Renee Morales|February 20, 2017|Tech Tip|0 comments

Easily create a password protected post in 3 steps! This is a great option when sharing private resources. This tutorial assumes you have an FI account with author privileges. For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org 3 Easy Steps Basic Information Password protected pages or posts can serve as useful locations to share resources (readings, assignments, etc.) WordPress allows you to control the visibility of your pages/posts

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The Public and Publics: A Day-Long Conference, March 30

By Katina|February 15, 2017|Announcements, FI Events|0 comments

The Public and Publics: A Day-Long Conference Setha Low and Amy Chazkel, co-organizers Sponsored by The Futures Initiative, the Public Space Research Group, Center for Human Environments, and the Center for the Humanities Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Location: The Segal Theater at the Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Keynote speaker: Don Mitchell, Uppsala University, Sweden Schedule for the

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Race in the Classroom: Workshops on Exploring the Impact of Race and Racism on Teaching

By Danica Savonick|February 15, 2017|Uncategorized|0 comments

RACE IN THE CLASSROOM…… Workshops on Exploring the Impact of Race and Racism on Teaching Wednesday, March 15th, 5:30-9PM Meet in Rm. 5414 Refreshments served from 5:30-6:00PM Are you a GC student who teaches or plans to? Do you want to explore the ways in which you’ve been racialized? Are you curious how this racialization affects the way you teach? If so, join us for an evening of workshops facilitated

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How to Post on FI Sites

By Michelle Renee Morales|February 13, 2017|Tech Tip|0 comments

This tutorial walks users through multiple approaches to posting on FI sites. This tutorial assumes you already have an active FI account. Please note, your account must have author privileges to post. If you are not sure your role on the site and are having trouble posting, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org. For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org 4 Easy Steps Basic Information This tutorial will walk you through how

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Project Announcement! Developing the FI Events Mobile App

By Michelle Renee Morales|February 11, 2017|Announcements, FI App|0 comments

As part of our mission at the Futures Initiative, we conduct research projects aimed at understanding the complexities of the higher education landscape. In past years, FI fellows have conducted various data-driven projects focusing on CUNY’s FI community. Graduate Fellow Michael Dorsch led the CUNY NYC Language Mapping Project to map the languages spoken across New York City and to compare the languages spoken in communities closest to each of

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How to Add Users to Your FI Site

By Michelle Renee Morales|February 6, 2017|Tech Tip|0 comments

Easily add users to your FI site. This is great for faculty who plan on building course sites on FI because it will allow you to manage your users ensuring that only students. This tutorial assumes you have already built a site on FI. If you have not yet done this, please see our Building a site on FI tutorial.  For tech support from the Futures Initiative web developers, please contact: support@futuresinitiative.org

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