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Center for Teaching and Learning Resources Available for the Fall 2017 Semester

Did you know? The Center for Teaching and Learning has many resources that are available to you as you navigate through the Fall Semester.

New CTL Studio:  

Reserve a slot to privately record your own audio and video content. The CTL Studio is equipped with a camera and microphone, several colored backdrops, dry erase wall, computer for screen recordings and green screen as well as a full light kit.

A CTL staff member will help you get setup and all you have to do it press record. Once you have what you need, the CTL can help edit your content and upload it to the web. Use the CTL Video Request form located in your My SUNY Orange within the CTL portlet under the Employee or Faculty/Advisor tab.

CTL On Demand:

Can’t make it to a professional development workshop offered by The Center for Teaching and Learning?

You’re in luck! We’ve implemented a live stream page where select sessions will be live streamed and made available for viewing from your computer. We encourage you to take a look at our CTL Session on Demand page found under the CTL portlet on the faculty/staff tab when you log into MySUNYOrange.

Also available are previously held sessions that have been recorded. Please browse our offerings by clicking the link below:


Ensemble is a streaming server working as a private repository for photo, audio, and video content. Faculty, staff and departments are encouraged to create libraries to hold their specific video content rather than posting to public sites such as YouTube or Vimeo. Library content can be shared via hyperlink or embed code within a Blackboard course shell. Please see the information below to set up your Ensemble library training or contact the CTL if you have any questions

To get started with your Ensemble Account you must first fill out a Training Request Form for the CTL. After this is processed the CTL will contact you to set up a training and finish your account set up.

To fill out a training request form please visit this link:

For more informaiton on Ensemble please visit the CTL’s multimedia services page:

Adjunct Faculty Orientation:

The Center for Teaching and Learning presents the Adjunct Faculty Orientation. This orientation is a guided tour of everything you need to know about being part of the SUNY Orange Adjunct Faculty.

Access the Adjunct Faculty Orientation via the employee/faculty tab under the “Center for Teaching and Learning” section or at the link below:

Magna Commons:

All SUNY Orange Faculty and staff have access to the Magna Commons! Magna Commons is an on demand webinar library featuring topics such as face-to-face teaching and learning and online teaching and learning.

To create your Magna Commons account please follow the directions provided on the CTL Magna Commons resources page at the link below:

The Center for Teaching and Learning has a subscription for use in our Faculty Resource Area found in RCSE 008. is an online learning resource that makes learning business, software, creative skills and technology as easy as clicking “play.” also offers an extensive library dedicated to Education and eLearning tutorials.

Stop in to further your professional development with this free resource!

Please register for events through the CTL Calendar!

Dena Whipple
Center for Teaching and Learning