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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.

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

Upcoming Trainings

ISNDateTitleLocationSeats AvailableOpen ForDescription
48901/16/2019 10:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade CenterKL 2595FacultyThe Grade Center in Blackboard is a place for instructors to track student performance. The Grade Center can calculate grades, organize student-submitted assignment documents, record the last time each student accessed the course and include point-and-click rubrics that can be used to facilitate scoring of assignments.
49291/16/2019 10:00:00 AMBlackboard TestsCWT 11224FacultyThis 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.
49301/16/2019 3:00:00 PMIf it's not easy, it's not SoftChalkCWT 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.
49311/17/2019 10:00:00 AMTurnItIn (Plagiarism Prevention Tool)CWT 11225FacultyThis training will demonstrate how to use TurnItIn, a plagiarism prevention tool.
49321/17/2019 3:00:00 PMDo you hear Echo? How Lecture Capture can enhance course delivery at TAMIU!CWT 11225FacultyJoin us in this exciting session as we showcase TAMIU’s lecture capture technology, Echo 360. With Echo, you can automatically record your lecture, capture your powerpoint, voice and video!
49331/18/2019 10:00:00 AMBlackboard DiscussionsCWT 11224FacultyLearn all about discussions even some settings that you may not have even known about. This includes Managing Forum Settings, Organizing and Printing Threads.
49341/18/2019 3:00:00 PMVoiceThread Basics 1CWT 11224FacultyIn this workshop, participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free members.
49351/22/2019 10:00:00 AMBlackboard_Navigation_StudentsCWT 11222StudentsJoin 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.
49091/22/2019 10:00:00 AMAssessing Student Learning in BlackboardKL 2594FacultyBlackboard offers several tools for assessing student learning. These tools offer different ways of measuring your students development. We will look at how you can use these tools along with rubrics, designing effective test questions, and utilizing peer-assignments to evaluate your students progress. In this session, we will look at Blackboard Assignments, TurnItIn Assignments, and Blackboard Tests.
49361/22/2019 3:00:00 PMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCWT 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.

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