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March 2016 Edition

Worldwide eLearning News & Events

eLearning Awards Course and Program Grants

Worldwide eLearning held an orientation event recently for recipients of its 2016 course and program grants. The grants were awarded in support of the university's mission to develop high quality online and distance education programs.

eLearning Course and Program Grants

Two Online Education Programs Ranked by GoGrad

Two online programs in the Texas Tech University College of Education have been ranked by the education website GoGrad for the second year in a row.

GoGrad Badges

Copyright & Fair Use Session Videos and Transcripts 

Videos and transcripts are available from the February 19 professional development sessions by Professor Linda Enghagen, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, on the subject of copyright law.

Spring 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.


TTUISD Awards Scholarship to TTU Student

TTUISD recently awarded a scholarship to Texas Tech University freshman Jameson Dowell. TTUISD spoke with the Henrietta ISD graduate about his current studies and plans for the future.

Jameson Dowell Scholarship TTUISD

On Accessibility

A Sudden Emphasis on Online Accessibility?

Part of the recent interest in accessibility is due to an increase in lawsuits, but the regulation of online accessibility started decades ago. Why did it take so long for Higher Education to get on board?

State Authorization

Texas Tech University Approved to Participate in NC-SARA

Texas Tech University received a letter of approval February 8, 2016 to participate in the state authorization reciprocity (SARA) initiative of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

At the Regional Sites

Llano River Field Station Hosts Texas Academy of Science Meeting

Texas Tech University Center at Junction's Llano River Field Station hosted the annual meeting of the Texas Academy of Science this month. Between 500 and 600 of the top scientific minds in the region gathered for sessions on subjects ranging from mathematics to environmental science.

TTU @ Junction