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  • Quality Matters Eastern Regional Conference Reminder

    Call for Proposals Ends 11/22/17
    The Quality Matters Regional Conference East is currently accepting proposals for its spring conference, which will be held at Towson University on March 22-23, 2018.  The conference theme is...
    Posted: November 15, 2017 10:58 AM
  • USM Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources - 12/8/17

    Registration Re-Opened Due to High Demand
    Due to high demand, we have increased capacity for the Maryland OER Summit and have re-opened registration.  This day-long summit will bring together faculty, instructional designers, librarians,...
    Posted: November 15, 2017 10:28 AM
  • DoIT Benchmarks Faculty/Student IT Trends

    Key Findings: Leveraging Online Learning & Smartphones
    UMBC has participated in the Educause Center for Applied Research (ECAR) student survey for 11 of the past 12 years, and taken part in  the Faculty survey on its bi-annual deployments....
    Posted: November 14, 2017 4:52 PM
  • Bb Inline Grading Tool Upgrade Planned During Winter Term

    Document & annotations to be migrated to New Box View
    During the grading and evaluation process, Blackboard’s inline grading tool allows instructors, teaching assistants, and graders to embed feedback, such as comments, highlights, and even drawings,...
    Posted: November 10, 2017 3:58 PM
  • Present at TechFest 2018: Submit Your Proposal Today!

    Share your favorite technologies with the UMBC Community
    The Instructional Technology team is celebrating our 3rd Annual TechFest in 2018. TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff to share their favorite technologies with...
    Posted: November 8, 2017 1:13 PM
  • Explore Hybrid/Online During National Distance Learning Week

    Three days of lunchtime panels & conversations
    One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016). In early November, UMBC celebrates the 10th...
    Posted: October 24, 2017 2:56 PM
  • Save the Date for TechFest 2018!

    3rd Annual TechFest on March 29, 2018
    On March 29, 2018, the Instructional Technology team will hold our third annual TechFest. TechFest brings the campus community together and demonstrates ways that technology can both support and...
    Posted: October 23, 2017 11:13 AM
  • USM announces Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources

    Register now to attend on Friday, December 8, 2017
    Register now to attend Advancing Postsecondary Student Success Through OER: A Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources in Higher Education.   Date: Friday, December 8, 2017   Location:...
    Posted: October 20, 2017 2:19 PM
  • Quality Matters Regional Conference Call for Proposals

    Share your ideas & best practices with the QM community
    The Quality Matters Regional Conference East is currently accepting proposals for its spring conference, which will be held at Towson University on March 22-23, 2018.  The conference theme is...
    Posted: September 21, 2017 9:40 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: FA2017

    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: August 25, 2017 3:37 PM