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DoIT Welcomes 3 New Staff to Instructional Technology

It is my pleasure to both introduce and welcome the three newest members of the Instructional Technology team in DoIT: Chimaobi (Mobie) Nwaokomah (pictured at left), Laura Wyatt, and Collin...

Posted: August 12, 2019, 11:06 AM

DoIT Welcomes Susan Biro as Online Learning Coordinator

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Biro has accepted UMBC’s Online Learning Coordinator position in the Division of Information Technology (DoIT). She will start full-time on Wednesday, May...

Posted: May 1, 2019, 8:19 PM

Instructor Training for Respondus 4 & the Test Bank Network

Learn how to quickly create and manage online exams!

Quickly Create Online Exams: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard....

Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:33 PM

Instructor Training for LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

Learn about alternatives for in class and online assessment

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning management system. Used at over 1000 higher ed and K-12 institutions, LockDown Browser is...

Posted: January 10, 2019, 1:04 PM

Introducing Panopto!

UMBC’s New and Improved Screencasting Platform

In May, DoIT announced the discontinuation of TechSmith Relay at the end of this calendar year. Following an exhaustive product evaluation process, we are happy to announce that UMBC has licensed...

Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:19 AM

DoIT, Athletics, MCS Team Up to Put UMBC on ESPN

Behind the scenes of student-produced basketball games

A year ago, Athletic Director Tim Hall and VP of IT Jack Suess had a vision to bring together UMBC students, young alumni, and outside professionals for sports production. Eli Eisenberg, President...

Posted: April 26, 2017, 12:38 PM

UMBC Blackboard Course Design Featured in Educause Review

Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design

Building on prior learning analytics research at UMBC, DoIT's John Fritz has co-authored "Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies" in the current issue of Educause Review...

Posted: March 1, 2017, 2:38 PM