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Training Opportunities

  • Free Webinar: The 2021 Teaching & Learning Horizon Report

    A free webinar from EDUCAUSE
    Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    This webinar will explore the trends, challenges, and key technology developments identified by a panel of global experts in the 2021 Teaching and Learning Horizon Report. Members of the Horizon...
  • GO Chat: Remote Conferences with VoiceThread

    Grab a cup of coffee and let's Go Online!
    Friday, April 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    UMBC's Instructional Technology staff interviews colleagues to talk about all things instructional technology and Going Online. Our guests bring their insight and experiences to the table,...
  • PIVOT Office Hours: Summer Plans for Online Assessments

    Drop in for strategies, effective practices, available tools
    Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Instructional technologies provide many opportunities to support assessment and track student performance in Blackboard. Drop in to our PIVOT Office Hours to ask questions about planning your...
  • Grading with the Ultra Gradebook: Office Hours

    Ask Questions from the Experts on your Ultra Gradebook!
    Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    It's the end of the semester and you want to make sure that your gradebook is working properly! This interactive session invites faculty to drop-in and ask questions regarding your Ultra gradebook...
  • PIVOT Office Hours: Summer Plans for Online Content

    Drop in for strategies, effective practices, available tools
    Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    More than 85% of PIVOT+ students said they agreed or strongly agreed that PIVOT+ courses flowed in a logical format. This is consistent with research indicating students value clear instructions...
  • PIVOT Office Hours: Summer Plans for Online Engagement

    Drop in for strategies, effective practices, available tools
    Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Creating and maintaining a sense of community is important to an online course. Incorporating synchronous and asynchronous engagement activities help students connect with course materials, each...
  • Indiana University (Free) Learning Analytics Summit

    Theme: "Data-informed Stories, Transformational Journeys"
    Wed, May 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM – Fri, May 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM
    Indiana University's Center for Learning Analytics and Student Success (CLASS) has graciously opened up its free (and excellent) Learning Analytics Summit, "Data-informed Stories, Transformational...
  • End of Semester Sprint #1

    Two Sprints. One Day.
    Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    The end of semester is a busy time of year for everyone, especially faculty. Instructional Technology will host two 2-hour sprint sessions on Thursday, May 13, 2021 for faculty to virtually...
  • End of Semester Sprint #2

    Two Sprints. One Day.
    Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    The end of semester is a busy time of year for everyone, especially faculty. Instructional Technology will host two 2-hour sprint sessions on Thursday, May 13, 2021 for faculty to virtually...
  • Feature a Teacher & Tool Series: WebExing Your Class!

    Come learn how to use this platform for instructon
    Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Are you interested in learning about a better way to teach and engage your students synchronously online? Professor Jamie Gurganus, the undergraduate program coordinator and a faculty member in...