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Support & Assistance

  • Blackboard Help: You can find tips, “Show & Tell” screencasts, and help sheets here.
  • Individual Consults: Our Instructional Technology Specialists are available for face-to-face and/or virtual consults.  Dr. Sherri Braxton-Lieber (Director, Instructional Technology) is also available for initial discussions with faculty to understand and support each course’s learning goals.
  • The Learning Technology AssistantsLearning Technology Assistants (LTA) program connects UMBC faculty members with trained student consultants who provide ongoing support to help develop the skills and knowledge necessary for effective use of instructional technologies.
  • MyUMBC Hybrid Community of Practice: This myUMBC Group is used for announcements and as a forum to share best practices, FYIs and hybrid-related tips.