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Call for proposals on Open and Online education 2021 has been launched

Call for proposals on Open and Online education 2021 has been launched

Did COVID-19 introduce you to online education but still exploring how to activate your students given the current online, blended and hybrid scenarios? Are you looking for opportunities to share learning material with colleagues from partner institutes or searching for ways to optimise the reuse of existing learning material? Then it might be worthwhile looking into the opportunities of the recently launched incentive scheme on open and online education ... Keep reading
Make better videos with your own smartphone

Make better videos with your own smartphone

You can borrow a DIY kit from the University Library to enhance your smartphone for better videos. This kit contains some easy, useful tools like a small tripod, a light and a semi-professional microphone ... Keep reading
Congrats to UM colleagues who have been granted in OCW/SURF incentive scheme

Congrats to UM colleagues who have been granted in OCW/SURF incentive scheme

This year the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science has granted 5 UM projects in the context of open and online education. In yet another project, we are involved as a partner. This is a fantastic result, which deserves congratulations to the winning project teams. ... Keep reading
Library Edu-Update #3: ELI Annual Meeting 2020

Library Edu-Update #3: ELI Annual Meeting 2020

Barend Last, member of the library Blended PBL Support team, recently went to Seattle to visit the ELI Annual Meeting. While on the plane to Seattle, the conference was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, SURF managed to organise an ‘unconference’. Watch the vlog about his findings ... Keep reading
Finding your way in online education?

Finding your way in online education?

It has been a month now since COVID-19 challenged us to work and teach from our homes. Did you succeed in organising your lectures on distance? And did you find out the options for interacting with your students? Or are you still in need for inspiration or support making things happen? ... Keep reading
Digital Detox – How to bring purpose into your technology use?

Digital Detox – How to bring purpose into your technology use?

This brand-new knowledge clip will support you in creating a healthy and balanced technology use. We invite UM students to attend the digital detox online workshop on 14 May ... Keep reading
Sharing and reusing educational material

Sharing and reusing educational material

Lecturers have recently tried their best to offer their education online to students. Find out about sharing and reusing educational resources ... Keep reading
Library Education Update #1: From Blackboard to Canvas!

Library Education Update #1: From Blackboard to Canvas!

From August 2020, Maastricht University will transition from Blackboard to Canvas. Want to know all about it? Check out our Education Update! ... Keep reading
Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education is part of Open Science, as became clear during the Open Science event last Friday, 25 October. Leo Köhler (FHML) presented the TOOL2-project and Costas Papadopoulos (FASoS) showed us the DARIAH Teach Platform ... Keep reading
FeedbackFruits for interaction and peer feedback

FeedbackFruits for interaction and peer feedback

After successful piloting several FeedbackFruits tools, we invite you to explore how you can make use of these tools in various didactic scenarios in which interaction is central ... Keep reading
Wooclap for promoting interaction and live voting!

Wooclap for promoting interaction and live voting!

With this audience response tool, UM Library supports teachers and students with the facilitation of live voting during presentations, classroom sessions and tutorial groups. ... Keep reading
Maastricht University adopts Canvas from August 2020

Maastricht University adopts Canvas from August 2020

As off 1 August 2020, the learning management system (LMS) Canvas will be used at UM. We aim to take you along the journey towards this change and inform you about all there is to know! ... Keep reading
Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material

Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material

Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material to gain more insight into the extent to which and the manner in which they are reused ... Keep reading
Library Vlog #9: Digital Assessment with TestVision

Library Vlog #9: Digital Assessment with TestVision

As of this academic year, all UM teachers can let up to 800 students take a digital exam in MECC Maastricht. UM Library provides professionalisation activities for teachers such as an online module in Canvas and face-to-face training. Check out our new vlog to find out all about this ... Keep reading
Get the most out of LibSearch

Get the most out of LibSearch

The University Library made a short introduction video about how to search in our discovery tool LibSearch. Curious? Take a look for yourself! ... Keep reading
Library information for new students

Library information for new students

For your first library landing we offer you this handy web page with information about the library locations, facilities and services, our communication channels and contact options. ... Keep reading
Metamorfoze

Metamorfoze

Onlangs heeft de Universiteitsbibliotheek Maastricht 34 gedigitaliseerde tijdschriftentitels toegevoegd aan Metamorfoze: het nationale programma voor het behoud van papieren erfgoed. ... Keep reading
Call for proposals on Open and Online Education 2020 has been launched

Call for proposals on Open and Online Education 2020 has been launched

Are you thinking about facilitating online guidance for students? Or looking for opportunities to create and share learning material with colleagues from partner institutes? Then it might be worthwhile diving into the recently launched incentive scheme on open and online education ... Keep reading
Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material

Survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material

We want to invite you to a short survey about the reuse of digital (open) learning material with the aim of gaining more insight into the extent to which and the manner in which Open Educational Resources are reused ... Keep reading
Library Vlog #7: Blended Learning

Library Vlog #7: Blended Learning

Most teachers and students have heard about Blended Learning. However, defining this somewhat ambiguous concept is difficult. It is not well known what kind of support is available within UM Library. Learn all about this in our newest vlog! ... Keep reading

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