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Policy Update: UMD Technology Competency Plan

The Subcommittee on Information Technology and Library of the Educational Policy Committee completed a revision of the UMD Technology Competency Plan (including Mission, Vision, Goals, and Competencies). This plan gives guidance to students, faculty, and staff regarding what technology tools they should seek competency with. Competencies are structured as primary, intermediate, and advanced. Are you wondering how your technology competencies measure up? Have a look.

On a related note, if you have been wondering how to use services that are available out on the Internet (in the cloud), check out the new Guidelines on Cloud Applications: Advice for Instructors. Although this is aimed at instructors, students and staff may benefit from the ideas here as well. Be sure to understand the risks of cloud services before you use the