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  • Quality Matters Training Opportunities

    In person or fully online via our sister USM institutions
    Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to improve online and blended course quality to benefit online learners. The Applying the Quality...
    Posted: September 20, 2019 1:14 PM
  • Campus Solution Back Up Again

    Upgrade activities for the Campus Solutions, HR and Finance applications have concluded. The systems are available to the campus for transactions and retrieval of information.  We appreciate your...
    Posted: September 14, 2019 1:44 PM
  • Sign Up for Free Accessibility Workshop in October

    Bring Your Own Course (BYOC) and Find, Fix, or Swap Content
    MarylandOnline and the Maryland Distance Learning Association are co-hosting this free day-long workshop devoted to making your course content accessible to all students.  Two Dates: Friday,...
    Posted: September 12, 2019 1:51 PM
  • Campus Solutions, HR and Finance Systems Down Time

    In order to facilitate a mandatory Student Administration upgrade, it will be necessary to take down the Campus Solutions, HR and Finance systems.  The systems will be down from Friday, September...
    Posted: September 12, 2019 10:19 AM
  • Self-Enrolled Groups Introduced to Ultra in September

    Needs grading filter also available to Ultra gradebook
    Group management is an invaluable resource in a Blackboard course, especially one with large enrollments. UMBC is closely monitoring the evolution of this important tool in Ultra as we continue...
    Posted: September 4, 2019 2:10 PM
  • Gaining Insights on Student Success using Attendance Data

    Findings from Two Terms of Qwickly Pilot
    During the FA18 and SP19 semesters, DoIT partnered with Math/Stat to assess the relationship between student attendance and academic outcomes leveraging laptop and mobile technology. Using a tool...
    Posted: September 3, 2019 9:27 AM
  • Free Webinars from the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series

    September focuses on student success & retention
    Next month, the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series offers two free webinars focusing on student success and retention: Increase Student Success Using Analytics and Student Data Wednesday,...
    Posted: August 30, 2019 3:30 PM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the Fall

    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 Fall semester and beyond. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on...
    Posted: August 28, 2019 12:04 PM
  • 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