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The Office of Information Technology and the P.R.O.F. Center offer several technology and pedagogy training sessions. Simply login with your TAMIU credentials in order to see a more detailed schedule and description of the training sessions that are being offered right now.

For questions on technology trainings, contact the eLearning team at (956) 326-2792 or at elearning@tamiu.edu.
For questions regarding P.R.O.F. Center trainings, contact Dr. Lindberg (956) 326-2601 or at klindberg@tamiu.edu.

On-Demand Trainings

Contact the eLearning team if you would like to learn more or register for an on-demand training.

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)
Designing Your Online Course (DYOC)
Improving Your Online Course (IYOC)
Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery (TOL)
Bridge to Quality: A QM Online Course Design Guide

Blackboard Features (Tests, Assignments, Grade Center, Discussions, Announcements, Attendance)

Blackboard VideosVoiceThread WorkshopsEcho360 WorkshopsVoiceThread WorkshopsAssociation of Collge and University Educators

Upcoming Trainings



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ISNDateTitleLocationSeats AvailableOpen ForDescription
72438/8/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade Center & Transferring Grades to UconnectWebinar30FacultyLearn how to set up and organize your grade book in Blackboard whether your course is points based or percentage based. We will also go over the grading schema, and a few other features. Lastly, we will show you the process of how to transfer your grades from Blackboard grade book to Uconnect.
72448/9/2022 2:00:00 PMBlackboard_Navigation_StudentsCWT 11230StudentsJoin us in this exciting class designed to introduce Students to the eLearning (Blackboard) environment. This face-to-face session is designed for first-time users and will cover Blackboard navigation, basic system functions and capabilities. If you are new to Blackboard, this class will provide an excellent introduction to TAMIU's eLearning system, Blackboard.
72458/10/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCWT 11230FacultyJoin us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
72468/11/2022 2:00:00 PMBlackboard Grade Center & Transferring Grades to UconnectWebinar30FacultyLearn how to set up and organize your grade book in Blackboard whether your course is points based or percentage based. We will also go over the grading schema, and a few other features. Lastly, we will show you the process of how to transfer your grades from Blackboard grade book to Uconnect.
72478/12/2022 2:00:00 PMBlackboard Grade Center & Transferring Grades to UconnectCWT 11229FacultyLearn how to set up and organize your grade book in Blackboard whether your course is points based or percentage based. We will also go over the grading schema, and a few other features. Lastly, we will show you the process of how to transfer your grades from Blackboard grade book to Uconnect.
72488/16/2022 11:30:00 AMLUNCH & LEARN Partner Series: Echo360 - Using video-based learning with Echo360 to support mixed teaching modalitiesWHTC 10350FacultyThis session will provide an overview of engagement tools in Echo360 that allow users to maximize video interactions in the platform. The session will start with a high-level overview of the engagement options: polling, note taking, Q&A and confusion flags. Then, we’ll take a dive into each option and look at it from a student and instructor perspective. It is encouraged to bring your own device.
72498/18/2022 10:00:00 AMeLearning OPEN LABCWT 11230FacultyDo you have a question about Blackboard, or any other technology you would like to integrate in your class? Or you would just like to come by and enjoy a cup of coffee and sweet bread? Come on over! Our instructional designers will be available to assist you.
72508/18/2022 2:00:00 PMGrading and managing your gradebook in BlackboardCWT 11230FacultyJoin us for this hands-on session as we work on understanding how the gradebook in Blackboard works and we set up your gradebook together. Whether you are using a points-based gradebook or a percentage-based one, this session is a great session to get you started. We will also briefly discuss how to send your final grades from Blackboard to Uconnect.
72538/19/2022 10:00:00 AMPartner Series: VoiceThread - Collaboration with VoiceThread: Getting your students talkingWebinar50FacultyCreating engaging online courses is not easy. In many discussion-board based courses, students feel isolated and disconnected from their instructors and classmates. VoiceThread bridges the gaps in social presence typically found in online courses. In this workshop, educators will learn how to establish a social presence and connect with their students using VoiceThread to improve course satisfaction and student learning. We will cover all of the basic VoiceThread features, demonstrate how everything works in Blackboard, showcase a variety of examples from actual courses, and have an open Q&A throughout the training. Virtual meeting link will be sent through calendar invite.
72518/19/2022 11:30:00 AMLUNCH & LEARN Partner Series: Top Hat - Enhance your Teaching Experience with Top HatWHTC 10450FacultyDive into proven teaching practices designed to make learning relevant, engaging, and accessible for all. Get a front row seat and learn how to enhance your course content and lecture materials to create engaging and meaningful learning experiences for every student. We’ll also show you how to harness our teaching insights to connect with students and engage them more effectively to ensure their success in your course. Partnering with instructors around the country, Top Hat is paving the way to give every student a voice and driving better learning results. It is encouraged to bring your own device.
72528/19/2022 1:30:00 PMQuality Matters at TAMIU - Informational SessionWHTC 10450FacultySo, your course went online, now what? Join us in this conversation about developing an online course and getting it QM certified for quality assurance. We will address some of the major differences between face-to-face and online course development and will focus on the QM certification process. Discover the critical role eLearning plays in assisting faculty to meet the Quality Matters certification standards.

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