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Free Instructional Technology Workshops (DIT)
Posted: 05/16/2016 - 10:58am

The Division of Information Technology's Learning Technologies Institute will conduct a series of FREE workshops for the university instructional community in June. Registration is required; please view workshop descriptions and register at the Training@Maryland site....

New Canvas User Interface
Posted: 04/26/2016 - 4:15pm

On May 23, a new Instructure-designed Canvas interface will be launched in ELMS.

The structure is enhanced to provide a responsive user experience for the Dashboard and Global Navigation menu. The new interface does not affect the design or content of ELMS course spaces, new or old.  The changes make Canvas easier to use on a wide range of screen sizes, small monitors, tablets and phones. You can preview the new interface by watching this ...

Panopto Outage
Posted: 01/08/2016 - 2:33pm

Starting at 5:00 pm on Friday, January 15, 2016, a maintenance upgrade will be performed to the UMD Panopto servers that store recordings.  It will not be possible to playback existing recordings between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm and it will not be possible to upload new recordings between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm.   The upgrade does not affect the Panopto recording software, version 4.8, currently installed in classrooms.   This upgrade should improve system stability and will prepare the...

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Upcoming Events

What:

This webinar presents the Online Course Quality Assurance Checklist developed by DIT Learning Technology Services group. This checklist is...

When:
11/10/2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Where:

Online in Adobe Connect

What:

VoiceThread is a multi-media presentation tool that allows for comments from students and it integrates with ELMS. This webinar will show you how...

When:
10/27/2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Where:

Online in Adobe Connect

What:

Learn how to make content accessible to all students in an ELMS course. Word files, PowerPoints, PDFs — we’ll cover some quick tricks you can do...

When:
10/13/2015 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Where:

Online in Adobe Connect