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  • Sign Up for Free Training on Respondus Tools in September

    LockDown Browser, Monitor and Respondus 4.0 Exam Creation
    Respondus is offering free training webinars on the following tools: LockDown Browser, Respondus Monitor,  and Respondus 4.See the dates, times and descriptions for each event below:...
    Posted: August 27, 2019 12:16 PM
  • Blackboard LTI Integrations not Working with Safari

    Please use a browser other than Safari to access Blackboard!
    As noted in this Known Issue FAQ, recent updates to the Safari web browser are preventing access to LTI content inside any Learning Management System (LMS) including Blackboard. The issue stems...
    Posted: August 22, 2019 2:02 PM
  • FA2019 Instructional Technology Update

    UMBC Blackboard Update is provided by the Division of Information Technology for students, faculty and staff. If you have questions or need help, please consult the Blackboard Help FAQs or...
    Posted: August 20, 2019 2:00 PM
  • DoIT Expands Campus Live Streaming

    VPC partnership continues students & alums as “crew"
    While it’s not the same as attending in person, if you enjoy watching UMBC basketball or Commencement live online, soon you might also be able to watch other major campus events in the same way....
    Posted: August 20, 2019 1:05 PM
  • Technology Support Center To Be Closed August 16th 12-2:30PM

    DoIT's Technology Support Center will be closed from 12PM-2:30PM, Friday, August 16th to allow our staff to attend our department-wide meeting. If you need assistance during this time, we...
    Posted: August 14, 2019 9:13 AM
  • Blackboard Courses Scheduled for Retirement from Server

    AY14-15 & AY15-16 courses to be removed in late January 2020
    During the summer of 2019, Blackboard archived our complete site, which provided individually backed-up copies of every course and organization through SP2019. As previously completed for courses...
    Posted: August 14, 2019 8:01 AM
  • Check your course materials for accessibility with Ally

    New course report available in Blackboard for FA2019
    Are your course materials accessible? Where would you go to check? Could you easily remediate your files for your current or future students? Meet Ally, an accessibility tool that automatically...
    Posted: August 13, 2019 1:36 PM
  • DoIT Expands Ultra Faculty Ambassador Program

    Nominate a peer expert today!
    Are you passionate about teaching with technology? Do you have an Ultra course adoption story to share with other faculty? Would you like to be part of a growing community of Blackboard...
    Posted: August 13, 2019 9:54 AM
  • DoIT Welcomes 3 New Staff to Instructional Technology

    It is my pleasure to both introduce and welcome the three newest members of the Instructional Technology team in DoIT: Chimaobi (Mobie) Nwaokomah (pictured at left), Laura Wyatt, and Collin...
    Posted: August 12, 2019 11:06 AM
  • Join the M.O.S.T. Regional Open Educational Resource Forum

    Discuss OER accessibility, quality, student success
    Are you new to open educational resources (OER) and interested in learning how to adopt or scale OER in your course or across your institution? Register to join the Maryland Open Source...
    Posted: August 12, 2019 10:01 AM