Information Technology

Digital Learning Studio

Announcements

  • The Digital Learning Studio is now home to the IT Instructional Design and Desktop teams

The Digital Learning Studio (DLS) is home to the Instructional and Desktop teams.  The DLS is conveniently located on the 3rd Floor of the Healey Library next to the IT Service Desk and the Bloomberg Room.  Several consultants including instructional designers, media production specialists, and graduate students are available in the DLS to assist faculty and staff with multi-media projects, web 2.0 tools,  applications, and  online, blended and web-enhanced  courses. The goal of the DLS is  to enhance classroom and on-line teaching and to promote the university mission of  quality and accessible education through best practices.  The Desktop group has their offices in the DLS where their several consultants are available to faculty and staff to assist with computer desktop, laptob and mobile devices.

Services

Online Course Management Software and Hardware
  • Blackboard LMS
  • Quiz development
  • Learning object development
  • WIMBA voice tools
  • Library integrations
  • Open Course Ware
  • Curriculum design
  • Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, VoiceThread, iTunesU
  • Web 2.0 integration
  • Adobe CS5
  • Echo 360
  • Fuze
  • Camtasia
  • Desktops, Laptops, Mobile Devices
  • iClickers
  • Digital Editing and Production
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Policies

  • All clients are expected to follow the University Responsible / Acceptable Use of Computer & Data Resources (PDF)
  • We are not responsible for files saved to our computers. Please back up your projects regularly.
  • The DLS does not provide CDs or DVDs, but they may be purchased on campus from the book store.
  • No cell phone use, please turn your cell phones to silent and make all calls outside the DLS in the lobby.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the lab.

Digital Learning Studio

Healey Library 3rd Floor
(617) 287-5977
Monday-Friday
9:00am-5:00pm
dls@umb.edu
All requests for Instructional Design support staff
(617) 287-3074
umb.lms@umb.edu

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