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Training Opportunities

  • Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Online Workshop

    Fully online, asynchronous workshop facilitated by DoIT
    Tuesday, July 20, All Day
    Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to improve online and blended course quality to benefit online learners. Grounded in evidence-based...
  • Strategies for Managing Online Teaching Burnout

    Part of OLC Innovate 2021 Best-in-Track Summer Series
    Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    This workshop is provided by Online Learning Consortium (OLC). For some instructors, the pandemic events of 2020 and 2021 brought new challenges to teaching and learning, alongside an...
  • Panopto Essentials

    Getting started with screencasting
    Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Interested in learning how to create video screencasts? Using Panopto, faculty can capture and narrate anything they see on their computers, and then publish an online screencast video tutorial or...
  • CourseArc Webinar Equity-Centered Course Design Practices

    Free webinar to support academic excellence
    Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    In this webinar from CourseArc, participants will discover strategies to incorporate equity-centered design and development practices to support academic excellence for underrepresented and...
  • Advanced Panopto: Editing, Sharing, and Storing

    Learn to effectively manage your Panopto video collection
    Friday, August 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    This session will focus on advanced Panopto editing, sharing, and storing options. Focus will be given to ways to edit your videos to include external content, quizzing, and automatic captioning....
  • Google Assignments... in 30 Minutes or Less!

    Use Google Assignments to Grade and Provide Student Feedback
    Monday, August 16, 2021 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Google Assignments is available for both Blackboard Original and Blackboard Ultra courses!  Deploy assignments, create rubrics, re-use comments on student submissions, suggest edits through...
  • What's New in Collaborate for Teaching & Learning

    Learn about the latest updates & features in Collaborate
    Monday, August 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    UMBC offers many tools available for live synchronous engagement in and out of the classroom. Collaborate is tightly integrated into the Blackboard course experience, offering content sharing,...
  • What's New in Ultra Courses for Teaching & Learning

    Learn about the latest updates & features in Ultra courses
    Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Ultra offers a new, refreshed teaching and learning experience for Blackboard courses. Redesigned from the ground up, Ultra is responsive, mobile-friendly, and student-centered. Join this...
  • Skill Builder Webinar: Ultra Course Organization

    Organize your course in Blackboard Ultra!
    Monday, August 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
    A well organized course allows students to easily locate the information they need. Learn new strategies for effectively designing and organizing content in Ultra courses. Recognize what...
  • VoiceThread Essentials - New VoiceThread Assignments

    Create effective asynchronous communication and engagement
    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint...