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From Anywhere Newsletter
News & Events For Faculty Regional Sites

Student Support and Enrollment Services

Associate Vice Provost Dr. Justin Louder discusses two new benefits for online and regional site students: a 24/7 help portal and assistance with enrollment. STORY»

Vice Provost of Worldwide eLearning Speaks on the Advantages of Learning Online

Dr. Melanie Hart shares what makes TTUISD unique in today’s education market and how it’s helping students get ahead of the game. STORY»

Worldwide eLearning Social Media

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning is very active on social media! See how you can become a part of our TTU distance education social media community. STORY»

Spring 2017 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. EVENTS»

Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment

TTU Worldwide eLearning has secured campus-wide access to the Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment conference for all our faculty and staff. MORE»

Utilizing Descriptive Hyperlinks

Using hyperlinks in our syllabus and documents is becoming very common, especially for our online syllabi. There are a few tricks and techniques you can implement to make the hyperlinks easier for screen reader users and sighted users. Learning how to create descriptive links will come a long way to making your syllabus accessible. STORY»

Clickers On-Campus Help

Austin Goodman, our Turning Technologies intern, can now be found on campus to help students and faculty with Clickers. STORY»

Blackboard @ TTU: Import and Export Blackboard Tests

Instructors occasionally ask us how to copy a Blackboard test from one course to another, or how to share a test with a colleague who is teaching the same course. These instructions will walk you through the process to import and export Blackboard tests. Contact the Blackboard Support Team if you have questions or need assistance.

Seven Key Aspects of a Quality Online Course

Studies have shown that a high-quality online course will exhibit all, or many, of seven key elements. STORY»

NBC Learn and Films on Demand: Two Great Resources

Several of our readers asked if Films on Demand announced in an article last month replaces the NBC Learn video resources. We are happy to announce that Films on Demand is an additional collection for your instructional tool belt. Films on Demand may be found in the Databases section of the TTU Libraries website, and NBC Learn may be accessed from the Worldwide eLearning website.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the Hill Country

Texas Tech University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) recently held spring kickoff events in Fredericksburg and Marble Falls. Read about OLLI’s kickoff events and their commitment to providing lifelong learning opportunities to community members in the Hill Country. STORY»

TTU at Waco New Student Orientation

Texas Tech University at Waco recently held an orientation for new students beginning during the spring semester. Read more about the orientation and how TTU at Waco aspires to grow in the future. STORY»

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