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The Portfolio Tool is Now Available in Blackboard Campus-Wide

Through a collaborative campus effort, Texas Tech University now provides the Portfolio tool in our Blackboard learning environment. Read more about the benefits of digital portfolios for students, faculty and staff.

TTU K-12 Sponsors CyberSafe Initiative with KLBK-TV

Do you know where your kids are … online? TTU K-12 and KLBK-TV have teamed up for the CyberSafe campaign, weekly stories drawing attention to keeping kids and families safe online.

New Kid Gets His Schedule in Sync with TTU K-12

Eighth-grader Austin Chatfield tirelessly works to perfect his skills to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Taking courses through TTU K-12's middle school allows him more time to practice and perform.

Online Student Stories

Online Student Stories

This summer, we featured three Texas Tech students on our Facebook page that are achieving their goals through online degree programs. We have compiled all of the student spotlights into one article and hope that you all are as inspired by them as we are!

Become an eLearning Pilot

Become an eLearning Pilot - Join eLearning's Pilot Program Today!

Join eLearning’s Pilot Program, a new and innovative program to give you early access to Blackboard tools/features and emerging educational technologies.

Enhancing Social Presence by Using Digital Storytelling

As online learning continues to grow worldwide, faculty can increase their social presence in their courses with digital storytelling, a key aspect of a quality online course that creates a connection with students on an emotional level.

New Online Proctoring Solution Available

A new online proctoring solution, Proctorio, is now available for online classes this fall.

Why Online Accessibility Matters at Texas Tech

Students are the focus of instruction at Texas Tech. Any faculty or staff who work with students recognizes the obligation to provide the best educational opportunity possible. One aspect of this includes attention to the accessibility of TTU courses.

Blackboard Tips and Tricks: The Box Inline Grading Tool

The Box tool allows instructors to add feedback, highlights and draw in a student assignment when grading. This tool replaces the previous inline grading tool, Crocodoc.

TTU Regional Sites

Keep Up with the Texas Tech Regional Sites on Social Media

The seven Texas Tech University regional sites are on social media. Learn more about the regional sites as well as how to keep up with them this academic year!

Texas Tech University and Rockwall ISD Announce Academic Partnership

Texas Tech University, Collin College, and the Rockwall Independent School District recently announced a partnership to help students go from earning their high school diplomas to earning their bachelor’s degree by taking classes at the Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy.

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