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Upcoming Trainings


The Office of Information Technology offers several technology 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.

Upcoming Trainings

ISNDateTitleLocationSeats AvailableOpen ForDescription
38148/14/2018 10:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11225FacultyJoin 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.
38158/14/2018 3:00:00 PMVoicethread Conversations in the CloudCowart 11225FacultyJoin 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.
38168/15/2018 10:00:00 AMBlackboard and Adobe Connect Together At LastCowart 11225FacultyThis session will show how Adobe Connect has now been integrated into Blackboard. We will demonstrate how to effectively use Adobe Connect for web meetings to enhance online class participation. You can now create Online Meeting Rooms, Online Office Hours, and Online Student Group Sessions.
38178/15/2018 3:00:00 PMLecture Capture at Your Fingertips: ECHO 360 Cowart 11225FacultyNeed a fast way to capture your lecture in your classroom or office on the fly? With the new ECHO 360 features available for faculty at TAMIU, the ECHO 360 software may be the solution for you!
38188/16/2018 10:00:00 AMBlackboard TestsCowart 11225FacultyThis 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 how to upload exams from your computer, even if they came from programs such as Exam View or Respondus.
38198/16/2018 3:00:00 PMIf it's not easy, it's not SoftChalkCowart 11225FacultyCome and discover how easy it is to create interactive web pages for your e-learning courses without knowing any code! SoftChalk makes it fast and easy to create dynamic content that will engage your students with lessons that include pop-up text annotations, self-assessment quizzes, videos, widgets and interactive learning games.
38388/17/2018 9:00:00 AMDegreeWorksZSC 1216FacultyJoin in and get to know the basic features offered on DegreeWorks for successful advising.
38528/17/2018 9:30:00 AMBannerZSC 1216FacultyLearn to navigate through the basic banner screens.
38458/17/2018 2:00:00 PMDegreeWorksZSC 1216FacultyJoin in and get to know the basic features offered on DegreeWorks for successful advising.
38648/17/2018 2:30:00 PMBannerZSC 1216FacultyLearn to navigate through the basic banner screens.

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