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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
68578/9/2021 10:00:00 AMCreate Engaging Course Content with CourseArcOnline27FacultyJoin 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.
68598/10/2021 2:00:00 PMBack to School, What’s New with Echo360Online26FacultyIn this session, Echo360 will walk through recently released features and a quick refresher on how to utilize the platform for synchronous and asynchronous use cases. Bring any use case or workflow questions you might have to this session as we are here to help.
68568/11/2021 10:00:00 AMHumanize Your Online Course with VoiceThreadOnline26FacultyCreating 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.
68588/12/2021 10:00:00 AMTeaching with Top HatOnline28FacultyPlease join us for an introduction on how 1000’s of educators use Top Hat to implement Active Learning in both the classroom and remote settings. We will be learning from TAMIU’s own, Dr. John Kilburn, about his experience with Top Hat, how Top Hat’s online interactive textbooks improve student readership, and various Top Hat techniques to improve student engagement.
68608/12/2021 11:30:00 AMTurnItIn: Using Feedback Studio to Encourage Original WritingWebinar24FacultyRemote learning underscored how students use technology across their educational journeys. In this session, we share recent updates in Turnitin Feedback Studio and how educators can use Turnitin solutions to support students to create original work and avoid shortcuts in the writing process.
68618/24/2021 10:00:00 AMBlackboard_Navigation_StudentsCWT 11210StudentsJoin 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.
68628/26/2021 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Navigation Students (Online)Webinar15StudentsJoin 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/
68638/30/2021 10:00:00 AMBlackboard GradebookCWT 11210FacultyJoin us for this 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 attend. We will also talk about how to send your grades from Blackboard to UConnect from your gradebook.
68649/1/2021 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Tests and Proctoring SolutionsCWT 11210FacultyThis 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.

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