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National Distance Learning Week 2021 Lunchtime Series

Nov. 8-12, 2021: Teaching & Learning in a Hybrid World

One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution in the same state where they live (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016; Allen &...

Posted: October 28, 2021, 1:13 PM

Faculty Survey Suggests Shift in Pre/Post-Pandemic Teaching

31% increase in those open to non-traditional approach, FA21

"I teach mostly grad students. I did not expect to find any positives about remote teaching - in 35 years of teaching I had NEVER done it and did not plan on doing it before retirement [...] It is...

Posted: February 24, 2021, 11:05 AM

Free Half-Day Virtual Conference on Quality Matters on Feb 9

Gain insight into Active/Applied Research on Online Learning

Quality Matters is offering a free half-day conference on February 9, 2021, focused on research-supported best practices with takeaways to apply in your own work. Listen to experts from the QM...

Posted: February 1, 2021, 8:37 AM

GO Chat Recap: Super Size Courses

Here's what you missed from our Go Online Chat!

Last month, we reflected on the transition from face-to-face instruction to online instruction for one of UMBC's largest introductory courses CHEM 101, with its instructors Drs. Sarah Bass and...

Posted: January 6, 2021, 2:16 PM

Consider Open Educational Resource (OER) Adoption for Spring

USM M.O.S.T. initiative highlights advantages for students

As the fall semester winds down and you begin turning your attention to spring 2021, I would like to encourage you to think about adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) for your spring...

Posted: November 20, 2020, 11:20 AM

GO Chat Recap: The Future of Online Learning at UMBC

Here's what you missed from our Go Online Chat!

Last week, GO Chat closed out our celebration of National Distance Learning Week by welcoming Yvette Mozie-Ross, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Planning, and Beth Jones, Associate Vice...

Posted: November 20, 2020, 11:18 AM

GO Chat Recap: Badging & Micro-credentialing

Here's what you missed from our Go Online Chat!

Last week, we welcomed Sherri Braxton, Senior Director of Instructional Technology, as our inaugural guest on GO Chat to talk about her work on campus and beyond the loop for badging and...

Posted: October 23, 2020, 10:50 AM

National Distance Learning Week 2020 Lunchtime Series

Surviving to Thriving: Rocking the New Normal of e-Learning

One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution in the same state where they live (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016; Allen &...

Posted: October 13, 2020, 5:48 PM

USM OnTrack: New Online Teaching Resources Page Announced

Check out this updated content on the OnTrack website!

The USM OnTrack website has been updated to include new Online Teaching Resources. USM has revamped the emergency remote teaching web resources shared last spring to focus on the pivot to...

Posted: August 10, 2020, 5:43 PM

National Distance Learning Week 2019 Lunchtime Series

Learn about ADP, Ultra, Panopto, Ally, accessibility, OERs

One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution in the same state where they live (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016; Allen &...

Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:20 PM