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  • Updated Adobe License Available

    If you've been using applications provided to faculty and staff through our Adobe Creative Cloud license, you may be getting a pop up asking you to update an expired license or sign in to continue...
    Posted: December 6, 2017 9:56 AM
  • Security Vulnerability in MacOS High Sierra

    Be sure to secure your computers!
    As seen in the news recently, a serious flaw in Apple’s most recent computer operating system (MacOS X High Sierra) allows any person to gain administrative access to the machine without a...
    Posted: November 29, 2017 4:04 PM
  • SU2017 Courses Restored to Main Blackboard Site

    Final step in cloud transition
    All SU2017 courses, which operated in a separate environment during the full Blackboard transition to the cloud, were successfully restored to the UMBC's main Blackboard site in mid-FA2017, per...
    Posted: November 21, 2017 1:26 PM
  • Blackboard Issues Today

    Intermittent Slowness & Unscheduled Downtime
    To The Campus Community This morning around 10:44 a.m., DoIT became aware of slowness and/or intermittent downtime with our primary Blackboard instance. After some internal investigation, a...
    Posted: November 17, 2017 4:40 PM
  • Quality Matters Eastern Regional Conference Reminder

    Call for Proposals Ends 11/22/17
    The Quality Matters Regional Conference East is currently accepting proposals for its spring conference, which will be held at Towson University on March 22-23, 2018.  The conference theme is...
    Posted: November 15, 2017 10:58 AM
  • USM Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources - 12/8/17

    Registration Re-Opened Due to High Demand
    Due to high demand, we have increased capacity for the Maryland OER Summit and have re-opened registration.  This day-long summit will bring together faculty, instructional designers, librarians,...
    Posted: November 15, 2017 10:28 AM
  • DoIT Benchmarks Faculty/Student IT Trends

    Key Findings: Leveraging Online Learning & Smartphones
    UMBC has participated in the Educause Center for Applied Research (ECAR) student survey for 11 of the past 12 years, and taken part in  the Faculty survey on its bi-annual deployments....
    Posted: November 14, 2017 4:52 PM
  • Bb Inline Grading Tool Upgrade Planned During Winter Term

    Document & annotations to be migrated to New Box View
    During the grading and evaluation process, Blackboard’s inline grading tool allows instructors, teaching assistants, and graders to embed feedback, such as comments, highlights, and even drawings,...
    Posted: November 10, 2017 3:58 PM
  • Present at TechFest 2018: Submit Your Proposal Today!

    Share your favorite technologies with the UMBC Community
    The Instructional Technology team is celebrating our 3rd Annual TechFest in 2018. TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff to share their favorite technologies with...
    Posted: November 8, 2017 1:13 PM
  • New Product Demo Space at the Technology Support Center

    Try out a few of the laptops available from Apple and Dell!
    As part DoIT's new service to help with personal and institutional computer purchases, the Technology Support Center (TSC) now has a product demo space up and running in the Library. Stop by the...
    Posted: October 26, 2017 3:49 PM