Texas Tech University

October 2015 Edition

Worldwide eLearning News & Events

New eLearning Workshops

Worldwide eLearning continues to provide support to faculty and staff as you work on your Blackboard courses. Starting in October, our Accessibility Specialist, Dr. Jackie Luft, will be presenting a series of workshops entitled "Steps to Online Accessibility." Details of these and our other workshops can be found on our Events page.

Online Programs at TTU

M.Ed. in Higher Ed Degree Provides New Online Option

A new online degree offered by the College of Education is creating opportunities for higher education administrators working in entry-level and mid-management positions.

TTU Higher Education Building

On Accessibility

One Step at a Time

The best way to tackle accessibility in our online classes is incorporate a development plan that involves accessibility then take small steps toward creating an online environment that is accessible.

Blackboard @ TTU

Extra Credit Questions in Blackboard

Have you wondered how to create extra credit questions when using the Blackboard Test Tool? For detailed instructions, please go to Blackboard Extra Credit Questions. Feel free to contact us at blackboard@ttu.edu if you have questions or need assistance.

Instructional Design Tips

Using Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons Licenses can be confusing. How do you know which is the best fit for your needs? 

Marketing News

eLearning YouTube Ads Leverage 'Skip Ad' Button

A new series of YouTube ads promoting online degree programs at Texas Tech University is creatively leveraging the placement of the 'Skip Ad' button and the amount of time viewers are required to watch an ad before skipping it.

You Tube Ads

At the Regional Sites 

TTU at Junction's Arsuffi Speaks at Congressional Briefing

Dr. Tom Arsuffi, Director of the Llano River Field Station, was invited to a congressional briefing held in Washington, D.C. this summer to speak about the significance of field stations partnering with state and federal agencies and communities.

Arsuffi at TTU Junction

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