Building a Campus-Wide Training Program at UMass Boston

Wednesday, March 10 | 2:15PM–3:15PM | West Prefunction Area
Session Type: Professional Development
Since 2007 the Instructional Technology Center at UMass Boston has channeled its resources towards building a training program to meet the needs of faculty and staff. With the popularity of Blackboard, and Web 2.0 tools gaining steam, there was a critical need to design and develop a training program. The university also invested in a document management system, upgraded its ERP system, which requiring extensive training. To meet the growing training needs of the campus community, we formed a training council was formed, developed a portal, selected a registration system, and developed a marketing plan.


  • Apurva Mehta

    Associate CIO, University of Massachusetts Boston