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From Anywhere Newsletter
News & Events For Faculty Regional Sites
MAY 2017

Tom Dolan Establishes Texas State Authorization Network (TxSAN)

TTU Worldwide eLearning’s Tom Dolan recently founded the Texas State Authorization Network (TxSAN) that seeks to assist higher education institutions comply with federal and state education guidelines. STORY»

TTU Ranks #7 in 2017 Top Online Colleges for Students with Disabilities

In a review of over 1000 colleges and universities, SR Education Group's Guide to Online Schools has ranked Texas Tech University at #7 for being disability-friendly for online instruction. Categories that were evaluated include available resources, Universal Design of Learning training, accommodations for online students and various student services. STORY»

TTUISD Student Lands Role In New Nickelodeon Show

Mohana Krishnan is a 15 year-old TTUISD student who has sought out a flexible, self-paced curriculum, in order to focus on a full-time acting career. STORY»

Accessible Online Courses Bootcamp: Coming July 2017

Do you need assistance with captioning, ensuring documents and PDFs are accessible, describing visual contents, colors, and other ADA compliancy issues? Learn more by attending our Accessible Online Courses Bootcamp. Participants will walk through all aspects of ADA compliance in online instructional materials. The schedule includes a few hours of instruction followed by time to work on your classes and get assistance if needed. DETAILS»

Summer 2017 eLearning Training Opportunities

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»

24/7 Blackboard Support for Faculty

We now offer Blackboard support for faculty through telephone and online chat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! DETAILS»

Instruction in an Online Course

It is necessary to carefully plan out each detail of instruction in an online environment before the course begins. The TTU Worldwide eLearning Instructional Design Team (ID Team) has found it useful to think first in terms of what the instructor wants the students to do. STORY»

Create a Text Document from PowerPoint

PowerPoint presentations are a great way to organize your instructional content for your online courses. Taking the content from PowerPoint, describing the images and adding notes/transcripts to a simple text document is an easy way to implant Universal Design of Learning into your online course. The text-only document is easier to access for students who use screenreader, provides a guide for note-taking and a valuable study guide. DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS»

The Beauty of TTU Center at Junction

We recently took a trip to TTU Center at Junction and were amazed by the beautiful sites at the regional teaching site. STORY & PHOTO ALBUM»

TTU at Fredericksburg Hosts Senate & Legislative Ladies Event

Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg recently hosted a Senate and Legislative Ladies event that showcased many of the educational opportunities that Texas Tech University is providing the State of Texas. STORY»

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