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August 2016 Edition


NBC Learn at TTU

NBC Learn at TTU

NBC Learn is an invaluable resource for everyone at Texas Tech. Dr. Justin Louder gives an update on what NBC Learn has to offer.

Texas Tech University Named One of the Top Online Gerontology Programs

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.

TTUISD: Hope for the Future

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.

OLLI Announces New Fall Classes

 The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will kick off a new semester of classes at Texas Tech University this fall. 

Fall 2016 eLearning Training Sessions

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.


Engaging Learning Environment

Creating a Welcoming and Engaging Learning Environment

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.

Our Online Accessibility Lab

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. 

Why Online Learners Should Take Advantage of Library Resources

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. 

Blackboard Online Help

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.

Turning Point Cloud

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. 


TTU Regional Sites

Texas Tech University Regional Sites - Summer 2016 Recap

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.