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  • MOST Commons: A Resource to Support Remote Teaching

    OER online webinar
    Dear Colleague, I thought you might be interested in this webinar sponsored by MarylandOnline which will take place next Tuesday, March 31st. Please see the description and registration...
    Posted: March 30, 2020 3:42 PM
  • Learn how to use VoiceThread with these free workshops!

    Add media-rich, asynchronous engagement in your courses
    VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in several ways – text, voice, audio file, or...
    Posted: March 30, 2020 12:47 PM
  • Bb Webinars: Accelerate a Transition to Remote Instruction

    Free 30-minute webinars on Blackboard, Collaborate
    https://fdc.umbc.edu/resources/keep-on-teaching/Following guidance from the University System of Maryland in the rapidly developing public health response to COVID-19, UMBC will transition to...
    Posted: March 14, 2020 6:35 AM
  • Where to find Open Educational Resources

    A listing of OER repositories and online libraries
    Are you looking for OER content for your courses? Whether you are looking for OER textbooks, open course modules, or other OER materials, feel free to search the following online OER repositories....
    Posted: March 11, 2020 3:22 PM
  • Daily Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

    Training for Online Assessment Tools Provided by the Vendor
    Instructor Training: LockDown Browser and Respondus MonitorLockDown Browser is a custom browser that prevents digital cheating during an online exam. Respondus Monitor is a companion application...
    Posted: March 10, 2020 1:22 PM
  • GO Kit Series: Assess Student Learning for Course Continuity

    Minimize impact of campus closures with a Go Online Kit
    This article is a part of Instructional Technology's Planning Your Go Online (GO) Kit series. Explore communication, active learning, and assessment strategies in an online environment to keep...
    Posted: March 9, 2020 8:58 AM
  • GO Kit Series: Prepare Active Learning for Course Continuity

    Minimize impact of campus closures with a Go Online Kit
    This article is a part of Instructional Technology's Planning Your Go Online Kit series. Explore communication, active learning, and assessment strategies in an online environment to keep your...
    Posted: March 6, 2020 10:59 AM
  • GO Kit Series: Continuity Begins with Clear Communication

    Minimize impact of campus closures with a Go Online Kit
    This article is a part of Instructional Technology's Planning Your Go Online (GO) Kit series. Explore communication, active learning, and assessment strategies in an online environment to keep...
    Posted: March 5, 2020 11:56 AM
  • Open Education Week: Online webcasts

    Stream webcasts from OER events from Open Week
    The first week in March marks Open Education Week! This is a week to showcase the open education resources (OER) and how openly licensed course materials help to advance student learning and...
    Posted: March 3, 2020 12:50 PM
  • New to VoiceThread? Try These Free Workshops

    VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in several ways – text, voice, audio file, or...
    Posted: February 26, 2020 11:33 AM