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  • Student Outreach & Retention (SOAR) with Bb CANCELLED!

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Discover which students in your course are at risk. Track students, get early insight into student performance, and check the overall academic health of your class. Apply best practices for...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:51 AM
  • Flipping Out Screencasting and You! CANCELLED!

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Showing students how to navigate a course or a new program can take up valuable instruction time in class. Screencasting allows instructors to easily record and upload short tutorial videos to...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:54 AM
  • Academic Honesty & Plagiarism in the Digital Age

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Are you in tune with today’s generation of college students? Participants in this workshop will review the culture of cheating, explore the plagiarism spectrum, and learn about technology tools...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 10:03 AM
  • Using Quality Matters (QM) to Improve Your Course Design

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Quality Matters is internationally recognized worldwide as a peer review process to assess the design quality of an online or hybrid course. Attend this workshop to explore the Quality Matters...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 10:59 AM
  • A Bird's Eye View of Blackboard @ UMBC

    What Works, How and Why?
    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
    Does Blackboard make a difference? If so, how, why and for whom? Since 2007, the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) has been analyzing how UMBC students and faculty use our Bb online...
    Posted: August 25, 2015 12:48 PM
  • New or Original? Reviewing Blackboard Collaborate Options

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience introduces exciting new opportunities to engage learners. Faculty can conduct fully online class experiences in real-time, prepare lessons for...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 11:01 AM
  • Full Service or A La Carte

    FITT Training
    Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    The spectrum of course delivery models is broad and ranges from traditional, face-to-face to fully online instruction. But what lies between these two options?  And how is technology used in these...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 11:02 AM
  • 3 Ways Learning Analytics Can Inform Your Teaching Practices

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Blackboard learning analytics can provide an overwhelming amount of background data. How much of that can be used to inform and assess your teaching practice? Attend this workshop to learn about...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 11:05 AM
  • Faculty Response System Town Hall

    Informational session on the future of clicker usage at UMBC
    Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    In January of 2016, Turning Technologies has announced that TurningPoint 5, their current software, will be replaced with TurningPoint Cloud. TurningPoint Cloud offers students and instructors the...
    Posted: October 6, 2015 12:56 PM
  • Snow Days & Sick Days: Staying on Schedule with Bb

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    We all have those days when the weather or other unforeseen events make physically attending class a problem. This workshop helps faculty develop a plan for having content or modules ready to...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 11:07 AM