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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
84162/7/2023 2:00:00 PMWant to make your Echo360 videos interactive?CWT 11229FacultyJoin us for an informative session with Echo360, highlighting its interactive features such as polling, embedding Echo360 content into Blackboard, and more!
84172/8/2023 10:00:00 AMTop Hat IntroductionWebinar30FacultyGet to know what Top Hat can do for your face-to-face or online course! Experience the student perspective of engaging with your instructor on Top Hat. Create a Top Hat educator account and integrate a Top Hat course with your Blackboard course shell.
84182/9/2023 10:00:00 AMTop Hat for StudentsCWT 11230StudentsWill your instructor be using Top Hat? Come learn the basics of our newest course tool that integrates directly with our LMS (Blackboard). In this training, we will cover attendance, accessing course materials, and navigating interactive features.
84192/10/2023 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Tests and Proctoring SolutionsWebinar29FacultyThis 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.
84202/13/2023 3:00:00 PMBlackboard GradebookCWT 11230FacultyJoin 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.
84302/14/2023 11:30:00 AMArtificial Intelligence and ChatGPT in Higher EducationWHT 11648FacultyDuring this session, attendees will acquire knowledge of AI tools, with a focus on ChatGPT and its impact, as well as methods of detection. Join us in this LUNCH & LEARN session, as we explore how AI is transforming teaching and learning today.
84212/14/2023 2:00:00 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.
84222/15/2023 10:00:00 AMBlackboard DiscussionsWebinar30FacultyLearn all about discussions even some settings that you may not have even known about. This includes Managing Forum Settings, Organizing and Printing Threads.
84292/16/2023 3:00:00 PMFlip 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.
84232/17/2023 10:00:00 AMTop Hat for StudentsWebinar30StudentsWill your instructor be using Top Hat? Come learn the basics of our newest course tool that integrates directly with our LMS (Blackboard). In this training, we will cover attendance, accessing course materials, and navigating interactive features.
84242/20/2023 10:00:00 AMBlackboard DiscussionsWebinar29FacultyLearn all about discussions even some settings that you may not have even known about. This includes Managing Forum Settings, Organizing and Printing Threads.
84252/21/2023 12:00:00 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.
84262/22/2023 3:00:00 PMBlackboard GradebookWebinar30FacultyJoin 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.
84272/23/2023 10:00:00 AMMaking your Course Content AccessibleWebinar29FacultyThis 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.
73242/24/2023 2:00:00 PMPROF - Publication StrategiesAIC 12528FacultyTo discuss strategies for junior faculty who are starting to publish and the challenges of dealing with academic journals, assessing journal quality (including avoiding predatory journals), and dealing with frequent rejection at high quality journals.
84282/24/2023 3:00:00 PMBlackboard DiscussionsCWT 11230FacultyLearn all about discussions even some settings that you may not have even known about. This includes Managing Forum Settings, Organizing and Printing Threads.
73253/31/2023 2:00:00 PMPROF - Grants and PublicationsAIC 12525FacultyDiscuss how faculty should select an academic journal to maximize their chances of promotion and tenure. They will review how the Scimago Journal Ranking web site can be a powerful tool in deciding how to disseminate your research. Speakers will share insights into what promotion and tenure committees' value as significant scholarship. While this workshop targets junior faculty, all students and faculty are welcome.

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