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  • Blackboard Mobile Apps Available for Free Download

    Existing Bb Mobile Learn app discontinued in August 2017
    With the upcoming retirement of the Bb Learn mobile app in August 2017, we encourage UMBC students who wish to access their Blackboard courses via mobile device to download and use the Blackboard...
    Posted: May 8, 2017 11:55 AM
  • 7 Things to Remember During the Bb Cloud Migration

    Essential tips for summer faculty
    This summer, UMBC takes Blackboard to the cloud. Summer courses will be hosted in a separate environment while we prepare for the migration of our main site. Here are seven important things to...
    Posted: May 5, 2017 10:59 AM
  • Spring Student Course Evaluations Available May 3 - May 16

    Access your evaluations online through Blackboard or email
    The student course evaluations for Spring 2017 are now available to complete online between May 3 - May 16. Please note, you will not be able to change your answers after you submit, or access the...
    Posted: May 3, 2017 9:30 AM
  • SU17 Courses Created on Separate Bb Server on April 18

    Summer courses using new cloud environment
    Blackboard course shells for SU2017 were created on April 18, 2017, on a separate Bb server. Why? In preparation for UMBC’s migration to Blackboard’s new cloud infrastructure, summer courses will...
    Posted: April 28, 2017 3:56 PM
  • REX Tools for Teaching Available to Instructors

    Get a Bird's Eye View of Your Course Across Campus
    In recent years, the Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support  (IRADS) has installed or built a nifty set of “bird’s eye view” reports about teaching & learning in the campus’...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 2:09 PM
  • UMBC takes Blackboard to the cloud

    Summer migration for improved services & next gen tools
    During the Summer 2017 term, UMBC will migrate its learning management system currently hosted by Blackboard to Blackboard’s new cloud infrastructure known as Software as a Service (SaaS)....
    Posted: March 8, 2017 10:45 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Course Design Featured in Educause Review

    Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design
    Building on prior learning analytics research at UMBC, DoIT's John Fritz has co-authored "Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies" in the current issue of Educause Review...
    Posted: March 1, 2017 2:38 PM
  • Predicting and Supporting Student Success

    Importance of the Blackboard Grade Center
    Update from 2/1/18 Blackboard Analytics Symposium: Using Bb Predict and UMBC's FYI alert program together is more accurate than using either service alone....
    Posted: February 10, 2017 4:08 PM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: WT2017

    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 tab inside...
    Posted: December 13, 2016 12:43 PM
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED TechFest 2017: Submit Your Proposal Today!

    Share your favorite technologies with the UMBC Community
    Last year, the Instructional Technology team held UMBC’s first TechFest. TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff to share their favorite technologies with the...
    Posted: December 7, 2016 12:34 PM