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  • Coming Soon: Pinning Videos in Collaborate

    Choose who you want to focus on during synchronous sessions
    Sometimes it can important for users to choose who they want to focus on in a synchronous session. Instructors may want to keep a close eye on students who are struggling with the course. Students...
    Posted: May 5, 2021 11:07 AM
  • Three PIVOT Resources to Prepare for Summer Online Teaching

    The Planning Instructional Variety for Online Teaching (PIVOT) program is designed to support faculty as they prepare for the virtual classroom. For faculty who will be teaching this summer, the...
    Posted: April 28, 2021 10:11 AM
  • End of Semester Sprint Offers Customized Consults to Faculty

    Two Sprints. One Day. Choose your time & topic.
    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...
    Posted: April 27, 2021 11:37 AM
  • Coming Soon: Collaborate to Support 25 Videos Per Page

    Increased engagement for moderators available in mid-SP2021
    UPDATE: Gallery view is now available! Learn more in this FAQ. Spring will bring warm weather to the UMBC campus community… and an exciting update for our web conferencing tool, Collaborate! The...
    Posted: March 24, 2021 8:00 AM
  • Faculty Survey Suggests Shift in Pre/Post-Pandemic Teaching

    31% increase in those open to non-traditional approach, FA21
    "I teach mostly grad students. I did not expect to find any positives about remote teaching - in 35 years of teaching I had NEVER done it and did not plan on doing it before retirement [...] It is...
    Posted: February 24, 2021 11:05 AM
  • GO Chat Recap: The Year of Open Ed - UMBC Alum Leads the Way

    Here's what you missed from our Go Online Chat!
    Last month, we kicked off our GO Chat series for 2021 with a dive into all-things-open, as in Open Educational Resources (OER), Open Pedagogy, and Open Science.  We started with a brief...
    Posted: February 10, 2021 4:47 PM
  • VoiceThread webinars

    Learn how to use VoiceThread with these webinars
    VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in several ways – text, voice, audio file, or...
    Posted: February 3, 2021 9:34 AM
  • VoiceThread Assignment Features

    New options and workflow for VoiceThread assignments
    As announced last semester, a redesigned VoiceThread (VT) assignment tool is now live. The new interface provides new features with streamlined workflows and enhanced options. Clear, dynamic...
    Posted: February 3, 2021 9:29 AM
  • PIVOT and the Student Evaluation of FA20 Courses

    Training Associated with Higher SEEQs & Course Interactions
    There is a statistically significant, positive relationship between a faculty member completing the Planning Instructional Variety in Online Teaching (PIVOT) training and elevated course-level...
    Posted: February 2, 2021 2:02 PM
  • Free Half-Day Virtual Conference on Quality Matters on Feb 9

    Gain insight into Active/Applied Research on Online Learning
    Quality Matters is offering a free half-day conference on February 9, 2021, focused on research-supported best practices with takeaways to apply in your own work. Listen to experts from the QM...
    Posted: February 1, 2021 8:37 AM