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Discover KeyLinks Learning Resources for your courses

Discover KeyLinks Learning Resources for your courses

Starting course period 3 (January 2021), KeyLinks Learning Resources will help you create uniform lists of course-related materials for your students in Canvas. Let us introduce this new tool to you. ... Keep reading
UM roadmap for project proposals in the 2020 OCW/SURF tender

UM roadmap for project proposals in the 2020 OCW/SURF tender

Just before summer, we shared the call for proposals on Open and Online Education. In addition we now inform you on the UM roadmap for ... Keep reading
Information-Wise in a Nutshell

Information-Wise in a Nutshell

Project Information-Wise has been running from March 2019 – August 2020. This blog post introduces the project context, its deliverables, and presents the team behind the scenes ... Keep reading
Information-Wise: UM Information Literacy Framework

Information-Wise: UM Information Literacy Framework

What is Maastricht University’s vision of information literacy education? Read this blog post on the UM information literacy framework to find out. ... Keep reading
How to enhance your students’ information skills?

How to enhance your students’ information skills?

This blog post presents the research and evidence that provides insights into how to enhance your students’ information skills ... Keep reading
Information-Wise Pilots: Why, How, What

Information-Wise Pilots: Why, How, What

During Information-Wise, we designed and tested several information literacy teaching activities and assessments. Discover this blog post to find out how we did it and what we have learned ... Keep reading
Newly developed information literacy modules

Newly developed information literacy modules

The University Library offers a range of newly developed information literacy online modules, ready to get implemented into your courses. ... Keep reading
Student’s perspective on information literacy

Student’s perspective on information literacy

How do students experience information literacy? Why should we involve them more actively in designing education? A UM student shares her perspective ... Keep reading
The Way Forward

The Way Forward

How to move further after Information-Wise has ended? Read the following blog post to find out ... Keep reading
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

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