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  • New to VoiceThread? Try These Free Workshops

    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 26, 2020 11:33 AM
  • Quarterly patching downtime on 2/21/2020 and 2/22/2020

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Friday, February 21st and Saturday, February 22nd.  While many of...
    Posted: February 12, 2020 10:02 AM
  • Updated Ally indicators for Ultra courses in February update

    Tweaks provided for self-enrolled groups & discussion boards
    This month's Ultra update focuses on increasing the visibility of Ally in Ultra courses. Faculty who upload files directly to the Course Content area or within folders and learning modules will...
    Posted: February 7, 2020 12:32 PM
  • Sign Up for Free Training on Respondus Tools in February

    LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor
    Respondus is offering free training webinars on the following tools: LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor.See the dates, times and descriptions for each event below: Instructor...
    Posted: February 3, 2020 10:40 AM
  • Legacy Campus TV System Replaced by YouTube TV

    Starting in Feb departments should use YouTube TV services
    After completing the deployment of a new Comcast television streaming service for resident students during the fall 2019 semester, the campus is discontinuing the Direct-TV service we had in...
    Posted: January 28, 2020 1:28 PM
  • Advancing Student Success with Open Educational Resources

    Supporting the UMBC Mission and Vision
    Using Open Educational Resources (OER) is not just about inexpensive textbook alternatives, it is about advancing student retention, grades, and graduation rates. Given UMBC’s Mission and Vision...
    Posted: January 22, 2020 9:23 AM
  • Moving from “What is that?" to Data-Informed Practice

    A Faculty Member Shares Her Experience Using REX
    For all those interested in data-driven decision making, there is a rich trove of data available to research thanks to the data warehouse Reports Exchange (REX). Although all faculty have had...
    Posted: January 14, 2020 10:18 AM
  • Google Assignments and File Embed Available for Bb Courses

    Use Google's Rich Editor to Provide Student Feedback
    In January 2018, Box discontinued Crocodoc in favor of the Box inline grading tool. The goal of this transition was to provide a similar and simpler experience users know from the traditional Box...
    Posted: January 8, 2020 11:32 AM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the Spring

    Are you looking for an on campus job? Come work for us!
    The DoIT Technology Support Center is looking to hire additional consultants to work during the Spring semester and beyond. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on...
    Posted: January 8, 2020 8:18 AM
  • New VPN to Replace PulseSecure VPN Tomorrow

    New GlobalProtect VPN will replace PulseSecure VPN tomorrow
    In December we announced a new VPN system, named GlobalProtect, is now available to the campus to enable access to restricted services from off-campus. Global Protect is scheduled to replace the...
    Posted: January 6, 2020 11:43 AM