eLearning Training Workshops & Open Labs for Summer

This summer, the eLearning team offers several training workshops for faculty and staff. To see the list of workshops, and to register, please visit the TRAINING REGISTRATION FORM – SUMMER 2016. If you are unable to find suitable dates, please contact us for a one-to-one session via our SPECIAL TRAINING REQUEST FORM.


We also have OPEN LABS, where faculty & staff can walk in and receive hands-on assistance with eLearning tools. No registration required! The Open Lab would be held every Friday , 10:00 AM – 12 NOON , at JSOM 2.224. The first Open Lab is tomorrow, 05/27.


To revisit the above information, and for many other eLearning resources, please visit our web page: http://www.utdallas.edu/elearning.


We look forward to working with you!

Transition to Qualtrics Insight – postponed to 06/07/2016

The transition to Qualtrics “Insight” will take place on Tuesday, June 07, 2016. Please continue to use Qualtrics as you would normally do. This transition will not affect your surveys or responses (including those in progress). For more information, please visit the eLearning Team’s Website. If you have any questions please email us at elearning@utdallas.edu.

eLearning Maintenance Outage Scheduled: May 19 (Thu), 2-6am CDT

eLearning will be UNAVAILABLE Thursday, May 19, from 2-6am CDT (early morning) in order to perform server maintenance. During this time, eLearning will not be accessible. If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

Emergency Maintenance for eLearning – FRIDAY (TOMORROW) 2-6am CDT

eLearning will be UNAVAILABLE on Friday, May 13, from 2-6am in order to perform emergency maintenance to address performance issues that have affected eLearning recently. During this time, eLearning WILL NOT be accessible.  If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu. Thank you.

New Qualtrics Interface starting 05/23/2016

Qualtrics (survey software) has built a newer and improved version of its survey tool, known as INSIGHT. Currently, users have the option to temporarily switch between the old and new interfaces. On Monday, May 23rd 2016, UT Dallas will permanently transition to the Insight interface. A summary of the changes is attached.

All existing surveys and data (even those in progress) will remain intact. For more information, please click here. If you have any questions please email us at elearning@utdallas.edu.

Welcome to the new Qualtrics Insight platform!


Insight Landing Page
Insight is the new user interface for the Qualtrics survey creation tool.  Qualtrics retains its previous level of functionality with a newly redesigned look.  Creation of survey and other projects is just as easy as it was in the previous version of Qualtrics just with a new look and feel.


Create New Project Screen
The survey creation screen features a new look and positioning for the Look and Feel, Survey Flow, Survey Options, and Tools (formerly Advanced Options).  The question types, layout, and options are still the same and offer the same great variety.


Familiar question selections                                                                    


  Tools (Formerly Advanced Options)


Look and Feel                                                                                               Survey Options


A new mobile option for delivering your projects


New ways to view your results…


And present your results



To learn more about Qualtrics Insight, please view this short video walk through:


RESOLVED: eLearning outage

eLearning is back up and users are now able to log in.  In further investigation, Blackboard discovered that the issue was specific to UTD.  They are investigating further to determine the cause of the problem.  That being said, our eLearning admins are continuing to closely monitor the system.  If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

eLearning outage

We are experiencing an eLearning outage. In contacting Blackboard, our eLearning vendor, we’ve learned that this outage is affecting multiple academic institutions, and Bb is working to resolve the issue ASAP.  If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.


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