Helpful eLearning Links (Fall 2017)

Your Fall 2017 courses are now visible to your students.  Here are some helpful links to get you started in eLearning this semester.


eLearning Outage Scheduled – May 13 (9pm) – May 14 (7am)

An eLearning outage has been scheduled for 9pm May 13 (Sat) until 7am May 14 (Sun). This 10hr window will be used to upgrade eLearning. During this time, eLearning will not be accessible. If you have any questions, please contact

Browser Support for eLearning

We have heard from users who have experienced significant eLearning issues when using outdated versions of Internet Explorer. IE 9 and 10 are not supported by Blackboard (our eLearning vendor). If you are using one of these versions, we recommend that you upgrade to IE 11. If you have any questions, please contact

Click here to check your browser.

Jindal School’s Online Programs Move Up in U.S. News Rankings


The Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas continues to prove it’s a leader in online learning programs for graduate management education, as evidenced by its high placement in two new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

Released this week, the 2017 Best Online Programs Rankings placed both the school’s online MBA and online graduate business programs in the top 10.

Click here to read more…

Free Tech 4 Teachers

Thanks to Jennifer Johnson, Sr. Lecturer in JSOM and one of our OUTSTANDING online professors, for this resource recommendation!

Free Tech 4 Teachers

Below is a sample of what you’ll find on the site.  These slides are from his recent workshop at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference.

Fall 2013 courses are now available to faculty in eLearning.  (PLEASE NOTE: Fall 2013 courses currently have the word “Unavailable” beside each course link.  This means that the courses are not available yet to students.  Faculty, however, are able to access them.  Fall courses will become available to students on August 26th.)

Important Reminders:

Useful Links:

New & Improved Functionality for Faculty – Learn More…

Please email if you have any questions.

“My Discussions” tool now available in eLearning

The “My Discussions” module is now available for all users in eLearning. We’ve received feedback from many of you saying that faculty and students want to be able to quickly see which courses have unread discussion posts. Now, if you log into eLearning, on the My eLearning page (where you see the list of all of your courses) you will see a box (module) called “My Discussions”. This module will contain a list of any courses that have unread discussion board posts. Each course listed is clickable and takes you directly to the discussions area of that course so that you can very easily get to and read/respond to those posts.

Please let me know if you have any questions. As always, any feedback is very much appreciated.