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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
72969/29/2022 10:00:00 AMMaking your Course Content AccessibleCWT 11225FacultyThis session will give faculty a practical approach on how to make sure their course content is accessible to all students regardless of whether they have a learning disability or not following Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and Federal guidelines.? Participants will be exposed to Blackboard Ally to improve content accessibility by following step by step instructions.
72979/30/2022 3:00:00 PMCreate Engaging Course Content with CourseArcWebinar24FacultyJoin this session to learn more about CourseArc, a web-based content authoring and management tool available to TAMIU instructors to help you easily create engaging, interactive, and accessible online courses or course content. CourseArc content seamlessly integrates with Blackboard Learn and can be used alongside content you already have in Blackboard for online, hybrid, and traditional courses.
731010/3/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Collaborate EssentialsCWT 11229FacultyThis workshop is designed to give participants a solid foundation, enabling them to successfully deliver live, interactive Collaborate sessions. Participants will learn about the key features and core functions of the Collaborate user interface. They will learn about session roles and how to effectively manage the communication tools, understand audio indicators, manage session and participant interaction, display the whiteboard and PowerPoint content, and record a session.
730010/4/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Tests and Proctoring SolutionsCWT 11230FacultyThis training session will go over all of the settings and how to get the most out of the Tests in Blackboard. Including how to create question sets, randomize not only the questions but also the answers, and more. We will also discuss the three proctoring solutions being offered at TAMIU and which is best for your classes.
730110/5/2022 3:00:00 PMBlackboard Grade Center & Transferring Grades to UconnectWebinar29FacultyLearn 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.
731110/6/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard AssignmentsCWT 11230FacultyJoin us for this session on Blackboard Assignments. We will cover what type of assignments are available, how to edit them, and the use of adaptive release. As well as the creation of Rubrics within Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like a refresher course.
732010/7/2022 2:00:00 PMPROF - Academic IntegrityAIC 12535FacultyThis session will introduce new faculty to the academic misconduct process at TAMIU. We will guide new Faculty through the plagiarism and cheating monitoring solutions offered at TAMIU, as well as the reporting process for suspected incidents of academic misconduct. Discussion of topics surrounding academic integrity and misconduct will highlight TAMIU’s commitment to offering a supportive and rehabilitative environment as part of the academic misconduct investigative process, while also providing insight into how to discuss these issues with your students.
730210/7/2022 3:00:00 PMVoicethread Conversations in the CloudCWT 11230FacultyJoin us in this session to discover a new way of hosting interactive discussions online, through a cloud application called VoiceThread. VoiceThread provides your students an opportunity to comment on presentations/discussions using 1 of 5 powerful commenting options: microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.
730310/10/2022 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.
730410/11/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Navigation Students (Online)Webinar30StudentsJoin us in this exciting webinar designed to introduce Students to the eLearning (Blackboard) environment. This ONLINE session is designed for first-time users and will cover Blackboard navigation, basic system functions and capabilities. If you are new to Blackboard, this webinar will provide an excellent introduction to TAMIU's eLearning system, Blackboard. You can visit the following link 15 minutes before the start of the next session: https://breeze.eto.tamiu.edu/angelstudents/
730510/12/2022 3:00:00 PMBlackboard Tests and Proctoring SolutionsCWT 11230FacultyThis training session will go over all of the settings and how to get the most out of the Tests in Blackboard. Including how to create question sets, randomize not only the questions but also the answers, and more. We will also discuss the three proctoring solutions being offered at TAMIU and which is best for your classes.
730610/13/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade Center & Transferring Grades to UconnectCWT 11230FacultyLearn 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.
730710/14/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Navigation Students (Online)Webinar30StudentsJoin us in this exciting webinar designed to introduce Students to the eLearning (Blackboard) environment. This ONLINE session is designed for first-time users and will cover Blackboard navigation, basic system functions and capabilities. If you are new to Blackboard, this webinar will provide an excellent introduction to TAMIU's eLearning system, Blackboard. You can visit the following link 15 minutes before the start of the next session: https://breeze.eto.tamiu.edu/angelstudents/
730810/17/2022 3:00:00 PMBlackboard Collaborate EssentialsCWT 11230FacultyThis workshop is designed to give participants a solid foundation, enabling them to successfully deliver live, interactive Collaborate sessions. Participants will learn about the key features and core functions of the Collaborate user interface. They will learn about session roles and how to effectively manage the communication tools, understand audio indicators, manage session and participant interaction, display the whiteboard and PowerPoint content, and record a session.
730910/18/2022 2:00:00 PMTurnitin Assignments - New and Improved!Webinar30FacultyInformational session that will give you a run through on the updates. Learn where to create the new Turnitin Assignments on Blackboard and about a few new setting changes. Start recreating your old Turnitin Assignments to stay up to date with the new features and support. Session for all types of users: novice - experienced.
731210/19/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Navigation Students (Online)Webinar30StudentsJoin us in this exciting webinar designed to introduce Students to the eLearning (Blackboard) environment. This ONLINE session is designed for first-time users and will cover Blackboard navigation, basic system functions and capabilities. If you are new to Blackboard, this webinar will provide an excellent introduction to TAMIU's eLearning system, Blackboard. You can visit the following link 15 minutes before the start of the next session: https://breeze.eto.tamiu.edu/angelstudents/
731610/20/2022 3:00:00 PMTurnitin PeerMark AssignmentsWebinar30FacultyThis tool allows students to read, review, and evaluate one or many papers submitted by their classmates. In this session you will learn how to set up PeerMark assignments with Turnitin without having to create a separate link from the base assignment.
731310/21/2022 10:00:00 AMFlip Out Over Flip - Video discussion appCWT 11230FacultyJoin us for an informative session on Flip, a video discussion app from Microsoft. Learn how to post topics and view student videos. This tool will help build social connections with your students. Flip allows students to be creative while sharing thoughts on your course topics and provides opportunity for peer feedback. This is an exciting way to have class discussions that can be integrated in your courses.
731410/24/2022 10:00:00 AMMaking your Course Content AccessibleWebinar30FacultyThis session will give faculty a practical approach on how to make sure their course content is accessible to all students regardless of whether they have a learning disability or not following Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and Federal guidelines.? Participants will be exposed to Blackboard Ally to improve content accessibility by following step by step instructions.
731510/25/2022 12:00:00 PMWant to make your Echo360 videos interactive?CWT 11230FacultyJoin us for an informative session with Echo360, highlighting its interactive features such as polling, embedding Echo360 content into Blackboard, and more!
731710/26/2022 3:00:00 PMBlackboard Tests and Proctoring SolutionsWebinar30FacultyThis training session will go over all of the settings and how to get the most out of the Tests in Blackboard. Including how to create question sets, randomize not only the questions but also the answers, and more. We will also discuss the three proctoring solutions being offered at TAMIU and which is best for your classes.
731810/27/2022 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Collaborate EssentialsCWT 11230FacultyThis workshop is designed to give participants a solid foundation, enabling them to successfully deliver live, interactive Collaborate sessions. Participants will learn about the key features and core functions of the Collaborate user interface. They will learn about session roles and how to effectively manage the communication tools, understand audio indicators, manage session and participant interaction, display the whiteboard and PowerPoint content, and record a session.
731910/28/2022 3:00:00 PMBlackboard DiscussionsWebinar30FacultyLearn all about discussions even some settings that you may not have even known about. This includes Managing Forum Settings, Organizing and Printing Threads.

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