Frequently Asked Questions for Admitted Ed Tech Specialist Students

Please refer to your enrollment packet for details.

Links to "Brightspace," "Office 365 and Email," and "DegreeWorks" are located in the left-hand column of the main page in myOneonta.

Help is available in many forms at Milne Library. Professional library staff members offer individual research assistance by telephone and email, as well as in person.

Milne Library has incorporated both technology and academic support services in its transformation to a learning commons model. The learning commons provides access to traditional library services, including reference, circulation and interlibrary loans and offers learning support across the disciplines through the Student Learning Center. Equipped with a high-speed wireless network, the learning commons includes a Technology Center housing general purpose and specialty labs and a range of software applications. Under one roof, students are able to retrieve information, write papers and create presentations in a collaborative environment.

Some professors use the grading function in Brightspace, while others do not. In Brightspace, click on the appropriate course and click on the Tools tab of the page, then select My Grades to view your grades for specific assignments. In myOneonta, click on the midterm and final grades link located in the left hand column on the main page to view your overall grades.

Yes, there is a directory accessible from any page of the SUNY Oneonta website. Type the faculty or staff members' last name into the search bar to access directory information (or search for "directory" for additional options).

You can locate the syllabus for each course through Brightspace. The syllabus information may be located in the Information tab or the Content tab. Check both of these places before contacting your professor.

Click on the appropriate course and go to the Content tab. Most professors set up this tab by week, while some set it up differently. The weekly coursework will be located under this tab. Some professors will post a document with the schedule for the course as well.

A GA is a Graduate Assistantship in the Secondary Education and Educational Technology Department. A GA must attend full time. They work about 10 hours a week for the department (online) and are provided a tuition scholarship for their courses during the academic year (between 9 and 12 sh). This assistantship includes a base stipend for the academic year of $4,293, paid biweekly and a total scholarship of NYS full-time Resident tuition. This position is represented by the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU). Candidates who meet the qualifications should submit a letter of interest, resume, and one letter of recommendation for consideration. Applications are due the summer prior to the fall semester and selection is completed at the end of July. For more information contact the Department Chair.

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