Four More Faculty Earn Quality Matters Certification

Nine of 14 USM’s QM certified courses are from UMBC

After participating in rigorous peer reviews of their online and hybrid courses, four additional UMBC faculty have earned Quality Matters certification as part of the campus’ Quality Matters...

Posted: August 11, 2022, 8:31 AM

PIVOT Receives Blackboard Award for Training

Initiative highlighted effective, campus-wide use of Ultra

Planning Instructional Variety for Online Teaching (PIVOT) has received a 2022 Catalyst Award from Blackboard/Anthology for Training and Professional Development. Designed and delivered by DoIT’s...

Posted: July 11, 2022, 8:31 PM

Quality Matters Impact Program - Call to Participate

Faculty can apply for Fall/Spring cohorts

The Quality Matters Impact program formally recognizes courses that meet Quality Matters (QM) standards and demonstrate exemplary online/hybrid course design. An extension of the award-winning...

Posted: May 18, 2022, 10:22 AM

Instructional Technology Certified as QM Master Reviewers

Certification facilitates Quality Matters reviews at UMBC

As part of UMBC's effort to recognize exemplary course design through the Quality Matters Impact (QMI) pilot, a partnership with the Provost's Office launched in FA2021 as an extension of the...

Posted: May 18, 2022, 9:13 AM

Generate & embed captions for Collaborate recordings in May

Support accessibility for recorded sessions in your classes

Creating captioning for recordings from scratch can be very time consuming for instructors or accessibility staff. Beginning in May 2022, instructors can leverage the help of artificial...

Posted: May 2, 2022, 8:22 AM