Texas Tech University

June 2015 Edition

Worldwide eLearning Events

Come & Go Labs and Last Minute Blackboard Support 

Don't wait until the last minute! Get started developing your online course now. The Instructional Design team tells you about upcoming opportunities for help in this article on our website.

Come & Go Labs

Texas Tech Ranked for Best Online Programs for Veterans

Texas Tech University's online graduate programs in Engineering, Education, and Computer Science have ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Programs for Veterans. Read more about it in this story on Texas Tech Today.

Texas Tech Veterans

Blackboard @ TTU

Blackboard Building Blocks

Dr. Justin Louder explains why it is so important to get your Blackboard Building Block request in early in this article on our website.

Instructional Design Tips

Assessing the Learning

Instructional Designer Brian Ditmer has compiled a list of resources helpful in creating more effective assessments in this article on our website.

New Technology Notes

Skillsoft Online Learning

Skillsoft Online Learning is a great way to continue learning, get ahead or just acquire new skills during the upcoming summer months. Learn more about this resource available to Texas Tech faculty and staff article on our website from Ron Nail.

On State Authorization 

Texas Senate Bill 1470 Signed Into Law

Texas Senate Bill 1470 requiring Texas to enter into state authorization reciprocity agreement becomes law. Learn more in this article on our website from Tom Dolan.

Regional Site News

Architecture Students Dream a New Vision for El Paso

Robert Alexander González, Director of TTU at El Paso, recently wrote a guest column in the El Paso Times about architecture students there working closely with the Borderplex Alliance. Their help was enlisted to design rich places that define the city and region. Read the full column on the El Paso Times website.

TTU at El Paso

eLearning Training Sessions at the TLPDC

Join us at the TLPDC for upcoming training sessions helpful for instructors of online and distance courses.

Thursday, July 16, Noon-1 p.m.Turning Technologies - Turning Point Cloud Overview
Thursday, August 6, 2-4 p.m.Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training: Basic Training
Monday, August 17, 2-4 p.m.Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training: Basic Training

Additional training sessions are planned throughout the rest of the semester. All can be registered for on the TLPDC's website at http://events.tlpd.ttu.edu.

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