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  • Reminder: VoiceThread Call for Participation SP2016 Pilot

    Test drive interactive tools for online discussions
    DoIT is looking for faculty volunteers to pilot VoiceThread (VT), a cloud-based application that takes an audio/visual approach to online discussions and presentations. VT also includes a...
    Posted: November 24, 2015 5:45 PM
  • Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled Dec. 24, 12:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    System-wide update planned
    Blackboard engineers will perform a system upgrade and maintenance on Thursday morning, December 24, 2015 from 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Blackboard will be offline during this period. As previously...
    Posted: November 24, 2015 8:39 AM
  • Introducing the New Alternate Delivery Program

    Three Skill Tracks Now Available
    The Alternate Delivery Program (ADP) provides financial, technical, and pedagogical support to faculty who agree to redesign an existing face-to-face (F2F) course for online or hybrid (part...
    Posted: November 23, 2015 2:08 PM
  • WT/SP2016 Courses Created in Blackboard on 11/20/2015

    Blackboard course shells for WT2016 and SP2016 were created on November 20, 2015. Bb shells are available for all courses (designated as lecture, lab, field or discussion) listed in the UMBC...
    Posted: November 23, 2015 8:19 AM
  • 2015-11-09 Performance Issues

    Early this morning a report came into DoIT indicating an issue with RT performance. For a large number of users the RT-at-a-Glance was not loading. The issue was a by-product of a SPAM volume...
    Posted: November 9, 2015 11:18 AM
  • DoIT to Host Techfest in Spring 2016 Semester

    Share your favorite technology with the UMBC community
    Techfest is an effort to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff to share their favorite technologies with the UMBC community through several workshops. Participants will be able to...
    Posted: November 3, 2015 7:54 AM
  • Meet the DoIT Staff Serving on the Professional Staff Senate

    What the PSS is and what role each member serves as
    The Professional Staff Senate (PSS) represents the interests and concerns of the exempt staff at UMBC. The PSS certifies elections of members to committees as provided in the Plan of Organization...
    Posted: November 2, 2015 7:34 AM
  • DoIT Announces VoiceThread CFP

    Test drive interactive tools for online discussions
    If you want to move beyond the traditional text-based discussion board, DoIT is looking for faculty volunteers to pilot VoiceThread (VT), a cloud-based application that takes an audio/visual...
    Posted: October 30, 2015 2:31 PM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Now Hiring

    Are you looking for an on campus job? Come work for us!
    **This position is no longer accepting applications.** The DoIT Technology Support Center is looking to hire additional consultants to work during the Fall. Please see our job description...
    Posted: October 30, 2015 12:30 PM
  • Celebrate National Distance Learning Week

    November 9-13, 2015
    In celebration of National Distance Learning Week, November 9-13, 2015, we invite faculty, teaching assistants, and students to join us for these free webinars from the Online Learning Consortium,...
    Posted: October 29, 2015 2:26 PM