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Fall 2014 ELMS Reminders
Posted: 08/29/2014 - 2:59pm

Welcome to the Fall 2014 term!  Here are a few reminders of actions you may need to take to ensure a smooth start to your use of ELMS this semester.
 

  • Be sure to publish your ELMS course to send an invitation to students to access your course.
  • ELMS spaces for courses identified as independent study are no longer automatically created.  If you need an ELMS space for one of these courses either...
New Training@Maryland Environment
Posted: 08/27/2014 - 10:59am

On August 26, 2014, the university’s training and event service transitioned to a new externally hosted system. The new environment presents a global calendar of all training events identified by a variety of university training providers, including University Human Resources (UHR), Division of IT’s Learning Technologies (DIT), Office of Research Administration (ORA), UMD Libraries, and more. In addition, users can review and register for the offerings of the individual training providers or...

New Version of Campus Pack Tools
Posted: 07/31/2014 - 12:14pm

A new version of Campus Pack tools, including wikis, blogs, journals, and podcasts, is scheduled for release on Saturday, August 2, 2014.  The new interface allows for more writing space for student assignments by moving the navigation to the top of the page. The look of the new Campus Pack tools can be customized with the addition of banners and easy to navigate pages. Plus, the functionality that was popular in the last version of Campus Pack remains.  Find an overview of the new features...

Upcoming Events

What:

Instructors who are new to ELMS want to know: how do I get a course space and manage its enrollments? how do I communicate with my students? how...

When:
05/29/2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Where:

CSS 4404

What:

Blended courses are taught through a combination of online and traditional face-to-face instruction. In this seminar, participants will

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When:
05/28/2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Where:

CSS 4404

What:

The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model of instruction in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed. In this...

When:
05/27/2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Where:

CSS 4404