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National Distance Learning Week

National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) is celebrated November 6-10 this year and eLearning is celebrating with a huge kick-off event featuring live and virtual presentations as well as a multimedia project competition for students of all ages.

eLearning & Academic Partnerships Combine Units Under One Roof

TTU eLearning & Academic Partnerships recently underwent an office relocation, bringing all of the divisions within the unit together. We are celebrating with an upcoming open house during National Distance Learning Week so come visit us!

OLC Accelerate 2017: Your Registration Key

eLearning & Academic Partnerships has purchased a group virtual registration package for the upcoming OLC Accelerate conference November 15-17, 2017. Over 100 sessions will be live streamed, including the keynote and plenary sessions, featured sessions, research highlights sessions, select educations sessions, and key industry showcase sessions. Please note this registration is ONLY for current TTU faculty & staff.

Texas Tech eLearning Marketing Wins Multiple Awards

The Texas Tech University eLearning & Academic Partnerships marketing team was recently the recipient of 20 national marketing awards. The team received awards in the areas of advertising, print publication, interactive media and social media from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association.

Making a Difference Through Music

TTU K-12 student, Madison McWilliams, is quickly rising through the world of pop music.

Fall 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 our training courses with links to more information.

Synchronous Online Consultations at the GSWC

The Graduate Student Writing Center (GWSC) is now offering synchronous online writing consultations for graduate students. Learn more about how the GSWC enhances accessibility for students.

Online Accessibility in the Four Areas of Disabilities

There might be a few formatting or additional steps that an instructor or course designer will need to add to a course when a student with a disability enrolls in an online or hybrid course. This article discusses four of the major disabilities and gives resources for online accessibility for each category.

Creating Effective Discussions

Effective and engaging discussions can be achieved with some preparation. Considering some of the common attributes that have been shown to improve student learning, you can enhance this valuable learning element.

Fredericksburg Wine Program Alumnus

Tameisha Bolen is a co-owner of Trilogy Wine Cellars in Levelland, Texas and is a graduate of the Viticulture Professional Certificate program at Texas Tech. Tameisha completed some of her certificate work at TTU at Fredericksburg and sat down with us for a video interview to talk about her experience in the wine industry as well as her time at TTU at Fredericksburg.

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