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From Anywhere Newsletter
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APRIL 2018

Texas Tech eLearning Leader Testifies Before Texas Senate Committee on Education

One of the charges of the Texas Senate Committee on Education is to search out unique and innovative ways to educate Texas students. Dr. Justin Louder, associate vice provost for Texas Tech University eLearning & Academic Partnerships, testified on behalf of TTU K-12.

eLearning Staff Achievements

Director of eLearning Marketing Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

David Hankins, Senior Director of Marketing at eLearning & Academic Partnerships, was recently inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi collegiate honor society.

Director of Academic Partnerships Graduates President's Leadership Institute

Texas Tech University Academic Partnerships Director Dr. Clay Taylor recently graduated from the President’s Leadership Institute (PLI).

OLC Innovate 2018 Group Unlimited License

The OLC Innovate Conference, held April 18-20 in Nashville and virtually, there will be a series of engaging hands-on workshops aimed at challenging teaching and learning paradigms. TTU Worldwide eLearning has purchased a group unlimited license for the conference and you can participate virtually, for free, from your desk. This virtual conference registration is limited to TTU faculty/staff/GA/TA/GPTIs.

Gender Bias in Student Evaluations - a Featured Showcase Webinar at Open SUNY

In partnership with the National University Technology Network (NUTN) and Texas Tech University, Open SUNY is hosting Dr. Kristina Mitchell of the Texas Tech University Department of Political Science in their April Fellow Chat. Dr. Mitchell will describe her study on Gender Bias in Student Evaluations and discuss the implications of these findings for the higher education community and then provide strategies for addressing this issue. She will provide instructional design suggestions for how to incorporate materials into online and face-to-face courses that might address this bias. For more information and to register, please see the Open SUNY Fellow Chat page.

Broadway-Bound Student Owes Much to TTU K-12

Graduating high school early with the help of TTU K-12, 17-year-old Presley Duyck is a triple threat, and well on her way to Broadway.

Spring 2018 eLearning Training Opportunities

eLearning offers multiple training classes throughout the semester to assist faculty as they develop new high-quality online, hybrid or web-supported classes. In addition to these training courses, we provide information about other relevant happenings in our list of events.

Libraries call for proposals

Libraries Invite Faculty to Submit Textbook Proposals

Texas Tech University Libraries invite faculty to submit textbook proposals to the pilot stage of our new publishing program, RAIDER Publishing. View the Call for Proposals and learn how you can work with library staff to produce a customized, high-quality, affordably priced digital textbook.

The ABCs of Online Course Design

The course design process can be simplified if you keep the ABCs of online course design in mind: Alignment, Balance and Clarity.

TTU Professor Presents a Different Approach to Learning Objectives

Dr. Kristina Mitchell, a political science professor at Texas Tech University, recently published her research paper, "The Purpose and Perception of Learning Objectives."

TTU Regional Sites

TTU Center at Junction and the History of the Texas Society of Mammalogists

The Texas Society of Mammalogists recently held their 36th annual meeting at Texas Tech University Center at Junction.

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