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  • Welcome to 2019 - A New Year to Try These Tech Tools

    Enhance your teaching toolbox with instructional technology!
    It’s no secret that teaching and learning has been expanded to include technology beyond a slide show presentation.  As a matter of fact, today’s students expect it! But do you know what...
    Posted: January 28, 2019 10:43 AM
  • TECHFEST ’19 PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED!

    You still have time - new closing date is Friday, February 8
    The Instructional Technology Team will celebrate its 4th Annual TechFest on March 1, 2019 and is looking for presenters!  TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff...
    Posted: January 18, 2019 3:35 PM
  • Webinar: Getting Started with Accessible Math

    From the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials
    MathML is a markup language used to display equations and other mathematical expressions on the web and in other formats such as ePub and NIMAS. MathML is important for accessibility because it...
    Posted: January 18, 2019 8:18 AM
  • 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
  • SUBMIT YOUR TECHFEST ’19 PROPOSAL SOON!

    Come share your favorite technologies and best practices.
    The Instructional Technology Team will celebrate its 4th Annual TechFest on March 1, 2019 and is looking for presenters!  TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff...
    Posted: January 9, 2019 4:02 PM
  • Submit Your TechFest ’19 Proposal Today!

    Come share your favorite technologies and best practices.
    The Instructional Technology Team will celebrate its 4th Annual TechFest on March 1, 2019 and is looking for presenters!  TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff...
    Posted: December 17, 2018 3:52 PM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: WT2019

    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 FAQs or...
    Posted: December 12, 2018 9:37 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Use Differs from Most Schools

    Findings based on Bb's "course archetypes" research
    Earlier this year, Blackboard released a “course archetype” system administrator’s tool that allows institutions to see how the company’s Learning Management System (LMS) software is being used...
    Posted: December 11, 2018 11:23 PM
  • WT/SP2019 Courses Created in Blackboard on November 29, 2018

    Blackboard course shells for WT2019 and SP2019 were created on November 29, 2018. The Ultra Course Preview setting is enabled in both WT2019 and SP2019 courses. This tool allows faculty to...
    Posted: December 11, 2018 10:55 AM