Faculty Alerts
Islanders Info

 August 2016 Workshops

Certificate of Professional Development in
Best Practices for Online Course Design

is required for all new faculty.

Next workshop series schedule and times:

August 16, afternoon only, 1pm-5pm
August 17, afternoon only,  1pm-5pm
August 18, afternoon only, 1pm-5pm
August 19, whole day, 8am-5pm
August 22, whole day, 8am-5pm
August 23, morning only, 8am-12pm

Please, REGISTER to get updates and information.

Drop-ins are welcome; laptops are required.
Please, bring your own or
contact odelt@tamucc.edu (x2122)
to request one for the session.

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Blackboard has been upgraded!
This upgrade is fairly transparent to users. See what is new in this upgrade. 

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Single Sign-On has changed!

Login pages are now unified, reducing the number of distinct login screens as well as the number of times users have to type their IslandID and password.

 Blackboard and IT Resources Workshops

The 90 minute workshop provides an overview of Blackboard navigation and hands-on activities to learn tools such as the discussion forum, wikis, blogs, journals, and quizzes.  Workshops are also available online using WebEx online meetings. 

Day/Date Time Location
Aug. 23
5:30-7:00pm CCH 123
Aug. 24
CCH 123
Aug. 31
5:30-7:00pm CCH 123

Islanders Tips for Success:Izzy the Islander

- Sync your email to Mobile devices 
- Learn about Blackboard Resources
- Find Testing / Proctoring Online info
- Learn Study Strategies & Techniques
- Get other Tips for Success

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Certificates program
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The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Certificates program is offered to support instructors as they integrate technologies in their courses to improve instruction and provide students with highly engaging learning experiences as well as flexible scheduling. Enroll and find out more about options offered at https://iol.tamucc.edu/certificates.html.

Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies CHANGEcasts

ChangeCAST: Flipping Classrooms with Dr. Randy Bonnette

link to youtube video

Esther Pais
Discusses Using Blackboard LMS

link to youtube video

Dr. Magesh Thiyagarajan and his Students Discuss Online Learning

link to youtube 

Amy Carter
Discusses Online Learning

See all ChangeCasts at ODELT YouTube Channel

link to bb9.tamucc.edu

Blackboard upgrade
will take place on 
July 23, 2016,
2:30am until 8:30am CST.

During this time, the Blackboard will be intermittently unavailable or users may experience performance issues.
Please plan accordingly.

Blackboard Resources:
Students - Instructors

Faculty Bb FAQ's

- Extend test time 
- Copy an existing Bb course 
- Section merge request 
- Add user to Bb course request
- Submit grades using Bb

The IT department invites all campus users to subscribe to the IT Notifcations List to be informed about system outages, scheduled maintenance, and new services.

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- Students
- Instructors

link to it website to get office 365  MS Office 365 
Free to all
TAMU-CC users

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loginto tamucc.webex.com Web Conferencing:
- WebEx Login

 examity logo Examity Online Proctoring:
- Students
- Instructors

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Online Survey Software:

softchalk logo Authoring Software:

Camtasia logo Screencasting:
Camtasia Studio
Narrating PowerPoint

turnitin logo Plagiarism prevention:

repsondus logo Assessment Tool and Lockdown Browser:

Link to islander mobile  Islander Mobile  
Blackboard Mobile Learn

TAMU-CC Course Designations:
Find us Get in Touch Stay Connected
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and Learning Technologies

Phone: 361-825-2122
Fax: 361-825-3666
email: odelt@tamucc.edu
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi,
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5779,
Corpus Christi, TX, 78412 -5779
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