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  • HelioCampus Implementation Update: Keeping You Informed

    What everyone needs to know about HelioCampus
    In this first of a series of updates, we’ll give a description of what HelioCampus (Helio, for short) is and why we’re investing in it, provide an overview of UMBC’s goals for the project, and...
    Posted: January 26, 2021 2:10 PM
  • Educause Podcast: Ethical Issues Around Learning Analytics

    Doing the right thing with analytics
    In the inaugural episode of the Educause Exchange Podcast, Associate Provost and Deputy CIO Bob Carpenter contributes his views on how UMBC should use analytics and predictive models to support...
    Posted: October 26, 2020 2:19 PM
  • Some Qualtrics Reports to be Deprecated

    Classic reports will no longer be available after 10/31
    After October 31st, 2020, Qualtrics users will lose access to any reports which were created with Classic Reports, including scheduled emails and public reports. If you have not already done so,...
    Posted: October 9, 2020 2:42 PM
  • Blackboard Predict to be Sunset

    And rolling out a new model that helps students earlier!
    Blackboard Predict (BB Predict) is a subscription-based predictive model designed to identify students at risk of receiving a grade of D or F in a course.  UMBC has a long partnership with...
    Posted: August 24, 2020 1:59 PM
  • UMBC Online: By the Numbers

    DoIT's "bird's-eye view" of our now virtual campus
    We in DoIT know that numbers alone can’t capture the time and effort UMBC students, faculty and staff have put into coping with the disruption caused by the Coronavirus global pandemic. However,...
    Posted: April 2, 2020 5:29 PM
  • Why CNMS Student Bb Use is So High

    Use of Assessments is Key -- and Informs Ultra Rollout
    When DoIT announced the phased rollout of Blackboard (Bb) Ultra on April 4 of this year, we did so based on the number of courses typically using Bb in each college as of Spring 2019, starting...
    Posted: November 25, 2019 10:59 PM
  • Combining Machine and Human Intelligences for Interventions

    Bb Predict and FYIs Inform Behavioral Nudges
    Over the past three full semester terms, UMBC has implemented a predictive analytics pilot “nudge” campaign using Blackboard (Bb) Predict. Beginning in the Spring 2018 term, we selected high...
    Posted: September 25, 2019 3:11 PM
  • NVivo Qualitative Research Software Now Available

    DoIT, CAHSS, DPS Partner on Site License
    DoIT is now providing NVivo, a qualitative research software package equivalent to SPSS, Stata, SAS, or R. This software is available to all faculty, staff, and graduate students. It allows the...
    Posted: February 14, 2018 2:42 PM
  • REX Tools for Teaching Available to Instructors

    Get a Bird's Eye View of Your Course Across Campus
    In recent years, the Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support  (IRADS) has installed or built a nifty set of “bird’s eye view” reports about teaching & learning in the campus’...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 2:09 PM
  • UMBC Blackboard Course Design Featured in Educause Review

    Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design
    Building on prior learning analytics research at UMBC, DoIT's John Fritz has co-authored "Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies" in the current issue of Educause Review...
    Posted: March 1, 2017 2:38 PM