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Gaining Insights on Student Success using Attendance Data

Findings from Two Terms of Qwickly Pilot

During the FA18 and SP19 semesters, DoIT partnered with Math/Stat to assess the relationship between student attendance and academic outcomes leveraging laptop and mobile technology. Using a tool...

Posted: September 3, 2019, 9:27 AM

DoIT Expands Campus Live Streaming

VPC partnership continues students & alums as “crew"

While it’s not the same as attending in person, if you enjoy watching UMBC basketball or Commencement live online, soon you might also be able to watch other major campus events in the same way....

Posted: August 20, 2019, 1:05 PM

Digital Workflow Promotes More Comunication and Efficiency

OFAS Utilizes DocuSign to Expedite the Financial Aid Process

For months now, newly accepted students have been facing the important decision of where to attend college. For most, one of the biggest factors will be how much money they are able to secure in...

Posted: February 27, 2019, 10:35 AM

Roddy Named Manager of DoIT's New Media Studio

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is pleased to announce that Dustin Roddy has been named manager of its New Media Studio (NMS). A 2014 graduate of the Media & Communications...

Posted: February 11, 2019, 5:02 PM

UMBC Blackboard Use Differs from Most Schools

Findings based on Bb's "course archetypes" research

Earlier this year, Blackboard released a “course archetype” system administrator’s tool that allows institutions to see how the company’s Learning Management System (LMS) software is being used...

Posted: December 11, 2018, 11:23 PM

UMBC Graduate School Makes Strides In Efficient Outreach

E-signatures Continue To Produce New Business Solutions

The Graduate School at UMBC takes pride in providing opportunities for student success. Through collaboration with prestigious faculty and research with groundbreaking partner institutions,...

Posted: December 6, 2018, 9:55 AM

Digital Workflows Integrate Procedure And Technology

AOP Provides New Opportunities For Business Efficiency

UMBC’s Office of Academic Opportunities Programs (AOP) is dedicated to providing assistance, resources, and support to students who have traditionally been underrepresented in higher education in...

Posted: December 5, 2018, 9:46 AM

Learning and Leading in DoIT: Sherri Braxton

Co-director, Educause Learning Technology Leadership Program

As technology continues to change the academic landscape, UMBC’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Instructional Technology staff are at the forefront, serving as leaders in their field...

Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:09 AM

Hilltop Institute Relentlessly Pursues Efficient Workflow

Employs DocuSign as a Versatile Tool

The Hilltop Institute at UMBC conducts health services research on behalf of government agencies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations at the national, state, and local level. For the state of...

Posted: November 19, 2018, 10:10 AM

Campus Card and Mail Services Embraces Efficient Office Tech

How the DCARD Uses DocuSign to Cut Departmental Red Tape

Most businesses and institutions once had a foundation made up entirely of paper processes that tied every memo, report, paycheck, and signature into an elegantly elaborate, if incomprehensibly...

Posted: October 29, 2018, 10:59 AM