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Celebrating Half a Century of TTU at Junction

In January 1971, the State of Texas passed by the regular session of the 62nd Legislature, Section 1.88 "The Kimble County Adjunct of Texas A & M University, the land on which it is located, and its buildings, equipment, and facilities are transferred to Texas Tech University. The center has been making history ever since and is quietly celebrating 50 years in 2021!

TTU K-12 Program Now Tuition-Free to Texas Residents

The state of Texas has designated TTU K-12 eligible to receive state funding and, beginning in August, the online school will offer a tuition-free K-12 academic program.

Texas Tech Looking to Make Education More Accessible, Affordable

As a new member of the OpenStax initiative, the university plans to expand its use of open-access textbooks and course materials.

 For Faculty For Faculty
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Instructional Design Resources Available to all TTU Faculty

Wow! The last eighteen months have been a challenge for higher education. In March 2020, no one knew that we would be offering so much via online learning. As we return to face-to-face instruction, we want to remind you that the eLearning Instructional Design team is here to support you in your online and hybrid teaching efforts.

Our services include design consultations, training, video production, and course quality certification. We offer services on an individual basis and can also provide group and specialized training. You can find a full list of services and support articles by visiting Faculty and Staff Services.

For additional support, you can request our services by contacting us via email at Instructional Design or Video Production.

Creating Headings in Various Document Types

Whether producing content on a website (or in Blackboard), in a Microsoft Word (Word) document, or a Portable Document File (PDF), applying appropriate headings allows for greater accessibility when using screen reader software.

eLearning Blackboard Support Team Has Resources For You!

The Fall 2021 semester begins this month and the Blackboard Support team is here to serve you. We provide many training resources to faculty members who are new to Blackboard technology or want to advance their knowledge of the platform. Here are some resources for you to help start the semester off right!

 Regional Sites Regional Sites
First Education Graduates from TTU Waco pose with guns up hands.

Texas Tech University at Waco Celebrates First Graduating Class from College of Education

A new mentorship program at TTU Waco benefits rural educators and prepares the next generation of teachers.

TTU Leadership Visits Jefferson Location

On Aug. 3, the local community of Jefferson welcomed Texas Tech University eLearning & Academic Partnerships leadership for a tour of the Jeffersonian Institute and roundtable discussion.

Texas Tech Writing Center Branches Out to TTU at Waco

Texas Tech University is proud to introduce Dustin Florence as the new program manager for special projects with the Writing Centers of Texas Tech. Florence is currently working at Texas Tech's regional site in Waco, ready to serve Red Raiders in the heart of Texas..

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