Texas Tech University

From Anywhere

August 2015 Edition

Worldwide eLearning News & Events

Welcome Jackie Luft, Ed.D. to the eLearning Team!

Dr. Luft introduces herself and discusses the ways she'll work with the Instructional Design team as our new Accessibility Specialist.

Last Chance Come & Go Lab and Last Minute Blackboard Support 

It's not too late to get help with your Blackboard course!

Blackboard Course


The College of Media & Communications is offering a new online master's program in Strategic Communication and Innovation starting this fall. It will be Texas Tech University's first Mass Communication degree offered 100% online. Read more about it in this story on Texas Tech Today.

Texas Tech Mass Comm Building

Instructional Design Tips

Student Feedback for Online Course Improvement

Instructional designer Veronica Sanchez outlines the ways that student feedback can help you create an exemplary course.

ON State Authorization

Six Common Myths about State Authorization for Distance Education

Myth three from the most recent WCET Frontiers Blog is of special note as Texas seeks to become a member state of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Institutions will still need authorization from each individual state to conduct a variety of activities outlined in the article including professional licensure programs.

at the Regional Sites 

TTU at Fredericksburg Hosts Summer Art Program & Exhibition

Students, faculty and community members filled the halls of the Hill Country University Center on the night of the TTU School of Art's Inaugural Fredericksburg Summer Art Program Student Exhibition. Kelly Podzemny shares information about the program and photos from the event in this article on our website.

TTU School of Art's Inaugural Fredericksburg Summer Art Program Student Exhibition

Waco Biology Students Visit Mammoth Site and More

Earlier this year, TTU at Waco students toured the Waco Mammoth National Monument. Read about the unique opportunities available to Waco students in this article by Kelly Podzemny.

Waco Mammoth Site

eLearning Training Sessions at the TLPDC

Join us at the TLPDC for upcoming training sessions helpful for instructors of online and distance courses.

  • Monday, August 17, 2-4 p.m.Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training: Basic Training
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2-4 p.m. – Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training: Test Tool
  • Tuesday, September 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m. – Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training: Assignment Dropbox
  • Wednesday , September 16, 3-4 p.m– How to Put Your Course Online, Session 1: Capturing Your Teaching Style

Additional training sessions are planned throughout the rest of the semester. Register on the TLPDC website at http://events.tlpd.ttu.edu.

From Anywhere Footer

From Anywhere is a monthly electronic newsletter produced by Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning. All TTU faculty and staff are automatically subscribed to this email.

1901 University Ave., Suite 513 | Lubbock, TX 79410
(806) 742-7227 | elearning@ttu.edu | eLearning.ttu.edu

Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter