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News You Can Use

  • Faculty Hall of Fame. ODELT congratulates instructors who have completed professional development certificates for Online Course Design, Development, and Review.
  • Blackboard Learn upgrade completed. Follow this Bb Q4 upgrade link to view changes associated with this upgrade.
  • Track attendance for class meetings and scheduled events with Blackboard's Attendance feature.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Michelle Singh (Durán) as the new Associate Vice President for Teaching and Learning Technologies. She is a leader in the field of digital learning and is currently serving as Chairperson of the Board for the Texas Distance Learning Association. Throughout Dr. Singh's tenure in higher education, she has received numerous accolades and awards for her contribution to the advancement of the fields she is actively involved in including the USDLA Outstanding Leadership Award, the TxDLA Don Foshee Leadership Award and Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation in Distance Learning.

Certificates Program - 2018
Three certificates.

The office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies (ODELT) offers workshop sessions to complete the Certificate in Online Course Development, Teaching, and Review. More information about all the certificates is available on the Certificates page.

August 22-24, 2018 Series - Schedule - Registration

 Instructors can complete the certificate through any combination of the methods listed below:

  • On-demand sessions for groups
  • 'A la carte workshops
  • Face-to-face workshops
  • An intensive online course
A Student's Perspective on Feedback

Link to ODELT newsletter archive.

Funded Development

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Drs. David Bridges and Lauren Cifuentes were awarded $170,000 from the College for All Texans Foundation and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to create an affordable competency-based online baccalaureate program in Mechanical Engineering Technology. More information is available on the  funded development page.