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First Course Earns QM Certification with 7th Ed. Rubric

Eileen O'Brien Among 19 Faculty to Satisfy Peer Review

The first faculty member from UMBC has earned Quality Matters (QM) certification for an online course utilizing the new 7th Edition Higher Education Rubric as part of theQuality Matters Impact...

Posted: March 4, 2024, 9:13 AM

DoIT’s Susan Biro Selected to QM Academic Advisory Council

QMAAC provides guidance to QM direction, initiatives

DoIT's Manager of Online Learning, Dr. Susan Biro, has been selected to serve on the Quality Matters Academic Advisory Council (QMAAC) for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2024. The Council...

Posted: February 7, 2024, 2:37 PM

Unlock collaborative learning with cloud tools in Blackboard

Discover Google Workspace and Microsoft OneDrive

Cloud resources can transform a course design with streamlined document display and reduce storage footprint. Two new integrations from Google Workspace and Microsoft OneDrive offer cloud-based...

Posted: November 28, 2023, 12:10 PM

Test Drive New Blackboard Faculty AI Course Design Tools

Discover how AI can support your course design process

The U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA)'s National Distance Learning Week focuses on how artificial intelligence (AI) impacts education and training.  Instructional Technology invites...

Posted: November 10, 2023, 8:24 AM

Join free virtual events for National Distance Learning Week

This year’s theme focuses on AI & distance learning

The sixteenth annual National Distance Learning Week offers many virtual sessions focused on how artificial intelligence (AI) impacts education and training. The U.S. Distance Learning Association...

Posted: November 6, 2023, 6:46 AM

Quality Matters Releases 7th Edition Rubric

Focus on accessibility, inclusive design, faculty engagement

After extensive peer feedback from a global community of faculty and instructional designers, the Seventh Edition of the Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric was released earlier this summer,...

Posted: October 31, 2023, 9:14 AM

18 UMBC Courses Now Meet Quality Matters Certification

Four more faculty satisfy rigorous peer review process

Four additional faculty have earned Quality Matters (QM) certification of their online or hybrid courses during the Spring and Summer 2023 semesters following peer reviews as part of the Quality...

Posted: October 2, 2023, 2:28 PM

Call for Proposals: Blackboard's Digital Teaching Symposium

Submissions due September 18, 2023

Do you have a digital teaching best practice or experience to share with other educators? What strategies help educators excel and thrive in a shifting higher education landscape? Share your...

Posted: September 7, 2023, 4:02 PM

Ultra Courses to Offer New AI Course Design Assistant Tools

Generate images, structure, test questions, and rubrics

As the landscape of education continues to evolve, the integration of cutting-edge technology into the classroom has become more vital than ever. The advent of generative AI tools is poised to...

Posted: August 10, 2023, 9:35 AM

QM offers free Accessibility & Usability Resource Site

Built by the peer community for the peer community

In response to institutional and educator priorities for making education accessible for all learners, the Quality Matters peer community created the Accessibility and Usability Resource Site...

Posted: August 3, 2023, 10:18 AM