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 November 2018  Archives
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eLearning Marketing UPCEA Awards

eLearning Marketing Earns National Awards

The marketing team for eLearning & Academic Partnerships brings home 13 awards from the 2018 national UPCEA Marketing & Enrollment Management Seminar.

Middle School Brothers Have Freedom to Achieve Through TTU K-12

These middle school brothers are lifelong TTU K-12 students, allowing them freedom to achieve excellence in academics and other pursuits.

TTU K-12's High School Registers National Honor Society Chapter

Texas Tech High School is proud to announce its affiliation with the nation's oldest and best-known student recognition program, National Honor Society, which focuses eligible students on scholarship, service, leadership and character.

 For Faculty For & Faculty
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Teaching Evaluation Skills with Rubrics

Rubrics can be tricky things to develop, but there are ways to use them so that students are able not only to better meet your expectations for assignments but also to build their evaluation skills in the process. Learn more about how Blackboard’s rubric tool can help.

Closed Captioning: How TTU eLearning & Academic Partnerships Can Help!

Because students are the focus of instruction at Texas Tech, the faculty and staff recognize their obligation to provide the best educational opportunity possible. One aspect of this includes captioned instructional videos. Learn how eLearning Accessibility Services at TTU eLearning & Academic Partnerships can help you provide captioned instructional videos for student learning.

Collaborate Ultra in a Blackboard Course

Collaborate Ultra is a real-time video conferencing tool. Until recently, Collaborate Ultra could only be used if you had an account, but now a Collaborate Ultra session can be created in Blackboard and a link can be sent to individuals who do not have access to your Blackboard course.

The Cheating Economy and Integrity Webinar

eLearning & Academic Partnerships live streamed a webinar presentation from the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET), titled “The Cheating Economy and Integrity” on October 16th. If you did not get a chance to attend the webinar, here is your chance to view the presentation and listen to the conversation on the commercialization of academic dishonesty, the growth of cheating cartels, and the ways institutions are neutralizing these threats.

UNLV Pays a Cost for Not Notifying Students about Charges for Proctoring Services

Last month, WCET Frontiers covered a cautionary tale about student notifications and compliance. Leeann Fields from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, joined WCET to tell a story about the consequences for one course which did not include proper notification for extra costs for proctoring services.

Become an eLearning Pilot!

Stay connected with eLearning & Academic Partnerships by participating in future pilot programs. For more details, see this eLearning Pilot Program article. To opt in, complete the eLearning Pilot Program request form.

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Texas Tech University Center at Junction Hosts SEEDS National Field Trip

Texas Tech University Center at Junction recently hosted the Ecological Society of America’s Strategies for Ecological Education, Diversity and Sustainability’s (SEEDS) national field trip. Learn more about the SEEDS field trip and TTU Center at Junction’s commitment to the next generation in this release from Texas Tech Today.

Texas Tech University at Hill College Establishes Roots in Burleson

Texas Tech University at Hill College will now have a presence at Hill College’s campus in Burleson and will be hiring a new academic advisor to provide guidance to students. Through this new presence in Burleson, Texas Tech will be able to provide high-quality academic opportunities to college students without leaving town.

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