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  • DoIT Lends a Helping Hand With Community Service

    Outreach at the Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center
    Earlier this summer, members from the Instructional Technology team devoted their time with community outreach at the Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center (TRRC). The center provides...
    Posted: July 19, 2016 11:20 AM
  • RT Feature Highlight: Articles

    Save time typing common phrases and canned responses in RT
    Chances are there are things you have found yourself typing over and over again RT. If you type them enough, you may have even come up with various methods to save time typing them whether it be a...
    Posted: July 14, 2016 11:45 AM
  • Setting New Technology Standards in Existing Seminar Rooms

    How AV services can upgrade your seminar room technology
    In the Information Technology and Engineering Building (ITE), room 325B was just a simple conference room. Equipped with just a projector and a single VGA cable for input, the connectivity options...
    Posted: July 11, 2016 7:00 AM
  • Blackboard Offers Free Virtual Conference July 12-14

    Follow BbWorld via live streaming sessions & recordings
    Once a year Blackboard hosts the BbWorld conference over several days for faculty, students, administrators, instructional technology specialists, training professionals, developers, and system...
    Posted: July 8, 2016 9:25 AM
  • Save the Date: 9/29 USM Gamification Symposium

    Explore how games boost engagement & enhance learning
    Join instructional designers, faculty, and academic leaders from across the University System of Maryland in exploring how games and gamification can reinvigorate courses, boost student...
    Posted: July 6, 2016 9:47 AM
  • 2016-06-26 Scheduled Downtime

    Please be aware that RT will be down for system maintenance this Sunday, June 26th, 2016 from 6:30am - 8:00am. For more info please review the post on DoIT's page. Please contact me if you...
    Posted: June 21, 2016 7:20 PM
  • Maintenance Downtime this Sunday Morning June 26th

    This Sunday, June 26th we will be conducting system patching for several critical core systems as part of our ongoing commitment to security. The downtime will start at 6:30am and several services...
    Posted: June 21, 2016 5:23 PM
  • Blackboard Course Archive In Progress

    AY13-14 Courses to be Retired from Server in Summer 2016
    At the end of May 2016, Blackboard will archive the following terms from our Blackboard server: Fall 2013 Winter 2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014 These courses will then be retired from the...
    Posted: June 10, 2016 10:50 AM
  • UMBC Now Has a 100 Gb Connection & Faster Netflix Loading

    Enjoy more streaming on a faster network connection
    DoIT would like to announce that UMBC now features a 100 gigabit connection speeds available on campus. In addition, there is now a Netflix node installed in the Data Center on the ground floor of...
    Posted: June 8, 2016 7:55 AM
  • RT hits new milestone - 700,000 tickets

    RT went live on February 23, 2009 for a small number of departments to track trouble tickets via a web based solution. Today, at 10:24am, RT registered ticket #700,000 and it was not a trouble...
    Posted: May 31, 2016 3:52 PM