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UMA Augusta Campus,  Katz 208:  Mo - Fri, 10 am-4 pm
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 NEW! Brightspace Learning Sessions


We are excited to announce a series of Brightspace learning sessions beginning in March. These sessions will assist you with your transition from Blackboard to Brightspace. All sessions will be conducted from our Bangor (UMA FDC, Belfast Hall 323) and Augusta (UMA FDC, Katz 208) locations. Sessions will also be available through Zoom: https://maine.zoom.us/my/umafdc

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Bye, bye Blackboard. Hello Brightspace!
Fall 2020

UMS Selected Brightspace. Shinny and new!
 

New LMS Selected

Bye Blackboard, Hello Shiny New Brightspace!

 

In May 2020 Video Conferencing (VC) classes will change underlying technology.  What is the impact to students and instructors?

VC classes will no longer turn on automatically in the classroom. IMPORTANT: the instructor, as well as students at various locations, will have to manually join the meeting before each class. Read more about this implementation...


UMA Faculty Development Center

The Faculty Development Center is your one-stop shop for faculty and staff seeking assistance virtually or in person with distance teaching, student engagement at a distance, implementation or use of educational technology. 

We are here for you to answer questions on technology in teaching, troubleshoot Blackboard or Kaltura, explore tech tools to suit your needs, and help you align the design of your online learning assets to your teaching goals.

Faculty Services we offer:

Personalized consulting on curricular and instructional design

Personalized consulting on curricular and instructional design Are you planning a new course,  teaching a course for the first time or something needs a change? Let us...

Instructional technology training and support

Instructional technology training and support Faculty Development Center facilitates a series of workshops and webinars throughout the year.  This is a format of...

Personalized consulting on selecting and using educational software, and instructional technologies

Personalized consulting on selecting and using educational software, and instructional technologies Are you up on all the latest technology tools available today? Of course...

Professional development programming and requests

Professional development programming and requests Blackboard, Zoom and Kaltura help you make learning more effective in and beyond the traditional walls...

UMA Quick Links

A valuable list of links and sites for all faculty. A valuable list of links and sites for all faculty.

Course Design Analysis

Course Design Analysis Per faculty individual request, we will examine your course materials in Blackboard or others that you provide, and complete an analysis based on...