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Learning Analytics Mini Grants CFP Due 6/7/24

Prior LA workshops may help inform proposals

UMBC’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT), in partnership with the Office of the Provost, is pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 2024 Learning Analytics (LA) Mini Grants....

Posted: May 2, 2024, 9:00 AM

DoIT's Tom Penniston Presents Paper at Copenhagen Conference

Sharing UMBC's Story Globally

DoIT's Coordinator of Learning Analytics, Tom Penniston, recently presented his paper (UMBC login req'd), Toward a New Paradigm: Learning Analytics 2.0, at the 25th International Conference on...

Posted: September 15, 2023, 8:27 AM

7 ChatGPT Strategies to Enhance Course Designs This Summer

Leverage AI to create new experiences for your students

During the summer break, educators might use this time to refine their course designs and explore innovative technologies. One such technology is ChatGPT, a powerful language model developed by...

Posted: June 15, 2023, 9:34 AM

UMBC Archiving Unviewed Panopto Videos (06/01/23)

No content will be permanently deleted at this time

DoIT will be moving all Panopto videos to archive storage that have not been viewed during the past 18 months. This is regular maintenance in alignment with our service contract. If one wishes to...

Posted: May 25, 2023, 8:47 AM

Panopto Mac Users: Mandatory Recorder Upgrade (7/20/23)

Version 13.0 may require OS update

Panopto has informed us that there is an upcoming mandatory upgrade for Panopto for Mac. On July 20, 2023, Panopto will require Panopto for Mac clients to be upgraded to version 13.0.0. This...

Posted: May 17, 2023, 11:59 AM

Respondus Helps Curtail Cheating while Protecting Privacy

Supported tools to address your high stakes assessment needs

As technology continues to advance, traditional classroom practices are enhanced with technologies. In-class assessments that used to take up valuable time are often administered through...

Posted: April 10, 2023, 8:57 AM

Panopto Known Issue: 403 Error with Course Copy LTI Videos

Affected instructors should share direct links to videos

There is currently an issue with Panopto that is negatively impacting access to videos stored in older Blackboard courses. The Embed LTI links direct users to the content folder instead of the...

Posted: February 14, 2023, 2:48 PM

Five Faculty Complete “Equity & Digital Learning” Grant

Every Learner Everywhere projects show positive outcomes

To promote student success in gateway courses, five UMBC faculty recently concluded an 18-month Every Learner Everywhere grant, which was designed to enhance digital learning & equity. The...

Posted: February 10, 2023, 3:00 PM

UMBC Archiving Unviewed Panopto Videos (01/30/23)

No content will be permanently deleted at this time

To comply with recent changes to product licensing, beginning 01/30/23, all Panopto videos that have not been viewed during the preceding 18 months will be moved to archive storage. If one wishes...

Posted: January 5, 2023, 10:04 AM

Students' Interest Shifts Toward Hybrid and Online Learning

Key Findings: Modality Preferences and Access Demands

Based on a national survey of undergraduates and IT, 18% of UMBC respondents stated a preference for courses that are mostly to fully online (compared to 33% nationally). That preference for...

Posted: October 13, 2022, 3:45 PM