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Information Technology Systems and Services

Educational Technology Support

The Educational Technology Intake Process for Faculty and Instructional Staff

Educational Technologists

As members of Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS) we work at the intersection of technology and education. We help faculty and instructional staff design teaching and learning materials and align appropriate digital resources and tools to support learning goals. Taking a systems approach, we support teaching and learning using methodologies such as SAMR, TPACK, and the ISTE Standards. Working closely with local and system-wide partners such as the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), UMD collegiate unit Academic Technologists, the Center of Educational Innovation (CEI), and Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS), we offer sessions and expand support based upon individual, departmental or unit needs. Explore the UMD Educational Technology Support Model for the resources and services available to UMD faculty and instructional staff.


Educational Technologists are available at no cost to:

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Contact Information

Scheduled Sessions

Kick-Start Roundtables

Join us for concurrent roundtable sessions to get your course technology-ready for the semester. You can come to one or all. Feel free to move from table to table during a Friday session. Held Fridays Aug. 26, September 2 and September 9, 10:30-Noon, Kirby Plaza 175

Hands-on help with specific topics/tools:

Tech Tune-up Drop-in Sessions

Drop by Kirby Plaza 175 with questions or bring a laptop/mobile device to work on your courses. No registration is required for these open sessions. Sessions run August 22 - December 15, 2016.

Wrap-up Sessions

Scheduled late semester informal specialized topic sessions to wrap up and plan for upcoming semesters. Session dates/times will be posted by November 18:

Remember, you never have to wait for a scheduled session or workshop to move forward, contact us at to get started today!

Custom Sessions

Educational Technology Intensive

Multi-session, customized workshops designed upon departmental or unit needs. ITSS and/or ATSS/CEI led. No cost. Examples include:

Educational Technology Personal Consult

Project-based, one-to-one faculty consultations with an ITSS Educational Technologist.

To get started with an educational technology custom service email

Additional options include: