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Learning and Teaching Technologies

Need ideas and tips for teaching online, using blogs, wikis, clickers, e-portfolios, etc? Many resources exist for bringing technology into your classroom or other learning environment. Below you will find a summary of some of the more popular options at the university, with links to more information.

ELMS (Blackboard)

The Enterprise Learning Management System (or ELMS), powered by Blackboard and maintained by the UMD Office of Information Technology, is the online environment that supports teaching and learning at the University of Maryland. It provides secure online spaces for distributing course materials, communicating, managing grades, and much more. In addition to regular courses, ELMS spaces can be requested for organizations, committees, resource sites, workshops, and non-credit courses.

Streaming Media at the University of Maryland

Free Streaming Media services are available to UM instructors and/or researchers for:

  • Class group projects
  • Archiving class proceedings for research purposes
  • Streaming a lecture live to students off campus
  • Being able to bring in a guest lecturer from another part of the world

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