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  • Online Learning Consortium Offers Free Faculty Training

    Expand Your Online Knowledge During Summer 2016
    Through a University System of Maryland partnership with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), DoIT is pleased to offer an exceptional online training opportunity to UMBC full-time and part-time...
    Posted: May 11, 2016 10:09 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: SP2016

    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 tab inside...
    Posted: May 5, 2016 2:53 PM
  • DoIT Test Scoring Services Moving to Library on June 1

    Scored, paper exams to be shredded after final grades due
    As of June 1, 2016, DoIT’s Test Scoring Services (Scantron) will no longer reside in the International Media Center (IMC), but will be relocated to the Technology Support Center (TSC) on the first...
    Posted: May 5, 2016 2:31 PM
  • Reminder: Alternate Delivery Program Proposals Due May 13th

    Hybrid/Online Course Redesign for Summer and Winter Courses
    Faculty interested in effective hybrid or fully online course delivery are invited to submit a proposal for this innovative faculty support program. The Alternate Delivery Program...
    Posted: May 2, 2016 4:17 PM
  • SU2016 Courses Created in Blackboard on 4/24/2016

    Blackboard course shells for SU2016 were created on April 24, 2016. Bb shells are available for all courses (designated as lecture, lab, field or discussion) listed in the UMBC Schedule of...
    Posted: April 25, 2016 7:59 AM
  • And the Winner Is...

    Workshop Topic for April
    You voted and the winner for the workshop that will be held in April is... Grading & The Blackboard Grade Center Please complete this Doodle polland vote for the date(s) and time(s)...
    Posted: April 11, 2016 8:24 AM
  • Alternate Delivery Program: Designing Courses with Quality

    Three Skill Tracks Now Available
    The Alternate Delivery Program (ADP) provides financial, technical, and pedagogical support to faculty who agree to redesign an existing face-to-face (F2F) course for online or hybrid (part...
    Posted: April 4, 2016 12:50 PM
  • Vote for the Workshop Held in April!

    What workshop would you like to attend in April?
    Please select up to THREE topics you would like to see featured as our April workshop.  The choices are:  1. Assessing Your Learners in Blackboard  2. Blackboard Collaborate 3....
    Posted: March 30, 2016 10:49 AM
  • Migration to TurningPoint Cloud Begins This Summer

    Preparing the Campus for Upcoming Clicker Changes
    Starting this summer, the campus will transition from TurningPoint 5 to TurningPoint Cloud as our new clicker software. During this time, all Division of Information Technology controlled labs and...
    Posted: March 29, 2016 1:17 PM
  • Opportunity to take Official Quality Matters Training

    Applying the QM Rubric Workshop available online & in person
    Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to improve online and blended course quality to benefit online learners. The Applying the Quality...
    Posted: March 24, 2016 8:46 AM