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  • Consider Open Educational Resource (OER) Adoption for Spring

    USM M.O.S.T. initiative highlights advantages for students
    As the fall semester winds down and you begin turning your attention to spring 2021, I would like to encourage you to think about adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) for your spring...
    Posted: November 20, 2020 11:20 AM
  • GO Chat Recap: The Future of Online Learning at UMBC

    Here's what you missed from our Go Online Chat!
    Last week, GO Chat closed out our celebration of National Distance Learning Week by welcoming Yvette Mozie-Ross, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Planning, and Beth Jones, Associate Vice...
    Posted: November 20, 2020 11:18 AM
  • GO Chat Recap: Badging & Micro-credentialing

    Here's what you missed from our Go Online Chat!
    Last week, we welcomed Sherri Braxton, Senior Director of Instructional Technology, as our inaugural guest on GO Chat to talk about her work on campus and beyond the loop for badging and...
    Posted: October 23, 2020 10:50 AM
  • National Distance Learning Week 2020 Lunchtime Series

    Surviving to Thriving: Rocking the New Normal of e-Learning
    One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution in the same state where they live (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016; Allen &...
    Posted: October 13, 2020 5:48 PM
  • USM OnTrack: New Quality Matters Workshops Added!

    Sign up now for workshops in July and August!
    USM OnTrack has added additional Quality Matters workshops in high-demand topics for the coming weeks.  New sessions added as of July 15, 2020 Friday, July 31, 2020 9:00-11:00 Measurable,...
    Posted: July 16, 2020 12:24 AM
  • USM Sponsoring Online Teaching Professional Development

    Sign up now for Quality Matters workshops in July!
    USM OnTrack has pre-purchased a pool of online teaching professional development workshops from Quality Matters (QM) on beginning to advanced topics, including designing for learner engagement,...
    Posted: June 23, 2020 10:49 AM
  • National Distance Learning Week 2019 Lunchtime Series

    Learn about ADP, Ultra, Panopto, Ally, accessibility, OERs
    One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution in the same state where they live (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016; Allen &...
    Posted: October 16, 2019 12:20 PM
  • Alternate Delivery Program Call for Participation Released

    Hybrid/Online Course Redesign for Summer 2020
    Faculty interested in developing an effective hybrid or fully online course are invited to submit a proposal for this innovative faculty support program. The Alternate Delivery Program (ADP)...
    Posted: October 14, 2019 1:15 PM
  • DoIT Welcomes Susan Biro as Online Learning Coordinator

    I am pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Biro has accepted UMBC’s Online Learning Coordinator position in the Division of Information Technology (DoIT). She will start full-time on Wednesday, May...
    Posted: May 1, 2019 8:19 PM
  • Instructor Training for Respondus 4 & the Test Bank Network

    Learn how to quickly create and manage online exams!
    Quickly Create Online Exams: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard....
    Posted: January 17, 2019 3:33 PM