FYI: Turnitin Outage scheduled for March 7, 9am-1pm

Turnitin services may be unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 9am to 1pm.  An announcement will appear for users within Turnitin at least 1 week in advance of when the system will be unavailable for this scheduled maintenance. Instructors are encouraged to modify assignment due dates either before or at least several hours after the scheduled maintenance window.  If you have any questions, please contact elearning@utdallas.edu.

eLearning Open Lab FRIDAY!

Need help with your eLearning course? The eLearning Team is hosting an Open Lab on FRIDAY, February 20th.  An experienced eLearning Team member will be available to assist you as you upload, organize, and create content in eLearning.  You do not need to stay the entire time — Just drop in any time during the two-hour Open Lab session and get the help you need.  No need to register.  See you then!

OPEN LAB DATE:

  • Friday, February 20 – 9-11am – JSOM 2.224

 

As always, if you have any training needs outside of these Open Lab times, please submit a Special Training Request form to request a customized one-on-one, small group, or area/department session with our Training Specialist.

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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.

eLearning Open Lab TOMORROW!

Need help with your eLearning course? The eLearning Team is hosting an Open Lab on TOMORROW, February 6th.  An experienced eLearning Team member will be available to assist you as you upload, organize, and create content in eLearning.  You do not need to stay the entire time — Just drop in any time during the two-hour Open Lab session and get the help you need.  No need to register.  See you then!

OPEN LAB DATE:

  •  Friday, February 5 – 9-11am – JSOM 2.224

As always, if you have any training needs outside of these Open Lab times, please submit a Special Training Request form to request a customized one-on-one, small group, or area/department session with our Training Specialist.

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eLearning outage

At approximately 1:15pm, users began reporting issues logging into eLearning as well as accessing content.  Blackboard has been notified and is performing a rolling restart to address the issue.  Thank you for your patience.

Educational Technology Services Training Calendar Now Available

Educational Technology Services training dates for Spring 2015 are now available at the url below.

Register Online for Educational Technology Workshops:

https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8q7KuRDqfBD2XIN

The Spring 2015 sessions include:

* Introduction to Clickers

* Introduction to Qualtrics

* Introduction to Bb Collaborate (Web Conferencing)

* eLearning

– Getting Started

– Using the Grade Center

– Enhancing Student Communication

– Encouraging Student Collaboration with Groups and Wikis

– Assessing your Students with Rubrics & Assignments

– Assessing your Students with Tests

– Using Turnitin to Encourage Academic Integrity

– OPEN LABS

PLEASE NOTE: The ETS eLearning Team also offers specialized one-on-one, small group, and departmental training.  If you are interested, please complete the Special Training Request form.

eLearning Open Lab TODAY! (12/16)

Need help with your eLearning course? The eLearning Team is hosting an Open Lab on TODAY, December 16th.  An experienced eLearning Team member will be available to assist you as you upload, organize, and create content in eLearning.  You do not need to stay the entire time — Just drop in any time during the two-hour Open Lab session and get the help you need.  No need to register.  See you then!

OPEN LAB DATE:

  •  Tuesday, December 16 – 3-5pm – FO 1.206C (Brazos Lab)

 As always, if you have any training needs outside of these Open Lab times, please submit a Special Training Request form to request a customized one-on-one, small group, or area/department session with our Training Specialist.

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