Author Archive | Stephen Real

Making Group Discussions Easier

One of the great things about Groups on the Commons are the Forums which provide a space to share in-depth discussions about important topics. Better yet, new posts to the discussion generate email notifications, so that you can easily keep up with what people are saying. But what if you want to contribute to the […]

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Announcing CUNY Academic Commons 1.12

The CUNY Academic Commons Team is proud to announce our Fall 2017 release, version 1.12. The release has a number of enhancements that make the platform easier to use, but we would especially like to draw your attention to a few highlights. For a complete list of the changes included in the new version, see […]

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Announcing Version 1.11

We are pleased to announce the new release of CUNY Academic Commons featuring our new Help Center and some slick new options for participating in discussions with your Group. Help Center The Help Center offers a single, simple-to-navigate page for finding solutions to technical challenges on the Commons. In addition to answers to FAQ’s,  you […]

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Announcing Version 1.10

We are pleased to announce CUNY Academic Commons Version 1.10. The new release contains a variety of improvements to some of our most popular features plus some new items. Here’s a brief summary… Forums The Forum feature within Groups now supports rich text, allows forum attachments to be browsed in files, and provides autocomplete when […]

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Academic Commons Survey Results

We would like to offer our thanks to the CUNY Academic Commons Community for your great response to our April Survey. We thought you would like to see a summary of the feedback we received. Take a look to see how people are using the Academic Commons and what features they use most plus lots […]

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Events Calendar: What Can You Do With It?

The marquee feature of the new release of CUNY Academic Commons is the Events Calendar. There are lots of different ways that your group might choose to use this new tool. To get you thinking, we offer here some illustrative examples of how to leverage the Events Calendar.   Lectures and Meetings Many groups, such as […]

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Events Calendar for Groups

Our newest feature is the Events Calendar. As we told you in our previous post, you can create Events as an individual or as a group.  This week we will take a closer look at creating events in a group context.   Calendar Navigation Find the Events link on the navigation bar on the left […]

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