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  • 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
  • Aligning Your Hybrid & Online Course, Syllabus & Resources

    Workshop offered in-person or via webinar
    Although many of the things you do in face-to-face classes can be done in online courses, you will find the planning process different. Rather than recreating what you are doing face-to-face, you...
    Posted: October 19, 2018 12:22 PM
  • Boot Camps Prepare Faculty for New Bb Course Interface

    Almost everything needed to know about the new Blackboard!
    About thirty faculty and staff attended two boot camps focused on the new Blackboard course interface before the FA2018 semester started. Informed by a SP18 Ultra experience faculty pilot, the...
    Posted: August 27, 2018 3:28 PM
  • Second Blackboard Ultra Experience 2-Day Boot Camp Scheduled

    Learn how to develop courses in the new Blackboard interface
    Due to the popularity of our Blackboard Ultra Experience 2-Day Boot Camp scheduled for 8/15 & 8/16, now filled to capacity, we have scheduled a second Boot Camp for Tuesday, 8/21, and...
    Posted: July 18, 2018 10:47 AM
  • Online Learning Consortium Offers Flexible Training

    Expand your skills & knowledge in 2018
    Through a University System of Maryland partnership, DoIT has offered online training to UMBC full-time and part-time faculty via the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) over several years. UMBC...
    Posted: January 22, 2018 9:43 AM
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED TechFest 2017: Submit Your Proposal Today!

    Share your favorite technologies with the UMBC Community
    Last year, the Instructional Technology team held UMBC’s first TechFest. TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff to share their favorite technologies with the...
    Posted: December 7, 2016 12:34 PM
  • Beat the Next Snow Day with the Skill Builder Boot Camp

    Everything you need to know about Blackboard in 2 days!
    Concerned about Mother Nature's icy influence this winter? New to UMBC or teaching with Blackboard? Need to refresh your skills? Interested in an existing technology or resource? The Skill...
    Posted: December 1, 2016 1:05 PM
  • Course Materials Initiative Training Dates Posted

    Faculty training for managing & using digital textbooks
    Faculty participating or interested in the Course Materials Initiative are invited to attend an orientation and training session. Benefits of CMI to faculty include: Ensure students have...
    Posted: September 26, 2016 9:34 AM
  • Skill Builder workshops scheduled for FA2016

    Learn new skills or refresh your Blackboard knowledge
    Looking for workshops on how to use Blackboard and other instructional technologies at UMBC? Seeking to refresh your knowledge and skills? The Skill Builder series is here to help! Skill...
    Posted: August 26, 2016 8:17 AM
  • New Active Learning Spaces Created for Teaching & Training

    Engage & explore teaching & technology in new ENGR rooms
    Over the summer, Engineering rooms 023, 025 and 102 were all renovated with brand new furniture and new technology to further enhance faculty & staff training, in addition to classroom...
    Posted: August 25, 2016 10:56 AM