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  • Call for Proposals: USM Gamification Symposium

    Explore how games boost engagement & enhance learning
    Do you have a story you’d like to share about gamifying a course? Would you like to immerse others in some aspect of game playing? Have you tried gamifying a course and want to share what didn’t...
    Posted: July 29, 2016 1:52 PM
  • FA2016 Courses Created in Blackboard on 7/27/2016

    Blackboard course shells for FA2016 were created on July 27, 2016. Bb shells are available for all courses (designated as lecture, lab, field or discussion) listed in the UMBC Schedule of Classes...
    Posted: July 28, 2016 1:40 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Clicker License Codes to be Emailed to UMBC Students

    License codes will be sent out to students starting May 23
    As the campus begins the migration to TurningPoint Cloud this summer, students who purchased and registered their clickers on Blackboard prior to March 1, 2016  will receive Turning Account...
    Posted: May 20, 2016 12:28 PM
  • Online Learning Consortium Offers Free Faculty Training

    Expand Your Online Knowledge During Summer 2016
    Through a University System of Maryland partnership with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), DoIT is pleased to offer an exceptional online training opportunity to UMBC full-time and part-time...
    Posted: May 11, 2016 10:09 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: SP2016

    UMBC Blackboard Update is provided by the Division of Information Technology for students, faculty and staff. If you have questions or need help, please consult the Blackboard Help tab inside...
    Posted: May 5, 2016 2:53 PM
  • DoIT Test Scoring Services Moving to Library on June 1

    Scored, paper exams to be shredded after final grades due
    As of June 1, 2016, DoIT’s Test Scoring Services (Scantron) will no longer reside in the International Media Center (IMC), but will be relocated to the Technology Support Center (TSC) on the first...
    Posted: May 5, 2016 2:31 PM
  • Reminder: Alternate Delivery Program Proposals Due May 13th

    Hybrid/Online Course Redesign for Summer and Winter Courses
    Faculty interested in effective hybrid or fully online course delivery are invited to submit a proposal for this innovative faculty support program. The Alternate Delivery Program...
    Posted: May 2, 2016 4:17 PM