August 2016 Edition
NEWS AND EVENTS
NBC Learn is an invaluable resource for everyone at Texas Tech. Dr. Justin Louder gives an update on what NBC Learn has to offer.
The Online Schools Center recently named Texas Tech one of the top 15 online schools to receive a master's degree in gerontology. Check out this article from The Daily Toreador on the high quality of Texas Tech University's online Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies degree with an emphasis on Gerontology.
Josiah Lee Ward Brooks, also known as Enzo, joins the Honors College at TTU with help from the faculty and staff of TTUISD. Here's his story.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will kick off a new semester of classes at Texas Tech University this fall.
Worldwide eLearning offers multiple training classes throughout the semester to assist faculty as they develop new high quality online, hybrid, or web-supported classes. Our list of events has all of our training courses with links to more information.
What's the best source for creating a great online learning experience? It's not the simulations, videos or the colors of your course pages. It's you.
Did you know that we have a lab devoted to helping you make your courses accessible? Learn more in this detailed article by Dr. Jackie Luft.
Who better than one of our esteemed TTU librarians to help us appreciate all the ways the library can assist our online students? Camille Thomas gives a detailed overview.
Scenario: You're working diligently on your upcoming course in Blackboard and you suddenly need to know how to use a specific Blackboard tool. But it's the middle of the night. Where can you go for immediate instructions and information? Blackboard's Online Help, of course! While in Blackboard, click on your name at the top-right corner of the screen. Then click on the little question mark at the bottom of that dropdown - you're there! Choose from the list of common topics or type your search criteria in the Search Learn box.
Whether you're teaching, training or presenting, TurningPoint, an easy-to-use polling software, improves the success of your learners. Texas Tech will begin using TurningPoint Cloud (TPC), the latest version of this software available from Turning Technologies, beginning in Fall 2016.
AT THE REGIONAL SITES
You do not have to live in Lubbock to be a Red Raider. With six regional sites across the state of Texas, students are achieving their educational goals with Texas Tech University from anywhere. Read about a few summer highlights from our regional sites around the state.
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