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  • Campus Central Login System Outage from 9:30-10:45pm

    On Tuesday April 26th, from 9:30-10:45 PM, the campus experienced a service outage on our centralized login system for myUMBC. During this time services that use UMBC's single sign on, including...
    Posted: April 26, 2016 11:30 PM
  • How a DoIT Student Employee Helped Bring TechFest to UMBC

    An idea to bring the campus together through technology
    On Wednesday, March 9th DoIT’s Instructional Technology team sponsored a brand new event, known as TechFest. Located across three different rooms in the University Center and featuring over 10...
    Posted: April 26, 2016 10:33 AM
  • SU2016 Courses Created in Blackboard on 4/24/2016

    Blackboard course shells for SU2016 were created on April 24, 2016. Bb shells are available for all courses (designated as lecture, lab, field or discussion) listed in the UMBC Schedule of...
    Posted: April 25, 2016 7:59 AM
  • 2016-04-22 RT Performance Issue

    Please be aware that RT is having a performance issue related to the creation of tickets. System folks are researching and an update will be provided as soon as we have one. Thank you Joe Kirby
    Posted: April 22, 2016 3:09 PM
  • Critical Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Affects Most Machines

    A few days ago a critical vulnerability was announced within Adobe Flash Player that allows a machine to become infected with ransomware through a web browser. Ransomware is a type of malicious...
    Posted: April 14, 2016 9:29 AM
  • And the Winner Is...

    Workshop Topic for April
    You voted and the winner for the workshop that will be held in April is... Grading & The Blackboard Grade Center Please complete this Doodle polland vote for the date(s) and time(s)...
    Posted: April 11, 2016 8:24 AM
  • Alternate Delivery Program: Designing Courses with Quality

    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: April 4, 2016 12:50 PM
  • Vote for the Workshop Held in April!

    What workshop would you like to attend in April?
    Please select up to THREE topics you would like to see featured as our April workshop.  The choices are:  1. Assessing Your Learners in Blackboard  2. Blackboard Collaborate 3....
    Posted: March 30, 2016 10:49 AM
  • Migration to TurningPoint Cloud Begins This Summer

    Preparing the Campus for Upcoming Clicker Changes
    Starting this summer, the campus will transition from TurningPoint 5 to TurningPoint Cloud as our new clicker software. During this time, all Division of Information Technology controlled labs and...
    Posted: March 29, 2016 1:17 PM
  • Using FAQs to Help Users Help Themselves

    A Free, On-campus "Simulcast" of A SIGUCCS Webinar
    FYI As promised during Andrea Mocko's 1/14/16 "Lessons Learned from the TSC," she and John Fritz will reprise a popular workshop and proceedings paper from the Special Interest Group -...
    Posted: March 29, 2016 9:21 AM