Faculty Alerts
Islanders Info

Webex Meeting
interface has been updated,
but the functionality remains the same!
Use your Island ID to login and activate the account.

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Blackboard upgrade will take place on
August 23, 2016. Blackboard will be unavailable
for several hours.  This upgrade will be fairly
transparent to users.

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August 2016 Workshops

Certificate of Professional Development in Best Practices
for Online Course Design

is required for all new faculty.

Next workshop series
(tentative and to accommodate various
departmental and university meetings):

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.

Free for Students

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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
May 31, 2016
5:30-7:00pm CCH 123
June 2, 2016
5:30-7:00pm CCH 123
July 5, 2016
5:30-7:00pm CCH 123
July 7, 2016
5:30-7:00pm CCH 123

Contact us at 361-825-2122 to make a reservation to attend the workshop in a web conference via WebEx.

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: Tools and Tips for Lecture Capture with Dr. Rick Smith

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

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Blackboard Resources:
Students - Instructors

Faculty 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

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Free to all
TAMU-CC users

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

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- Students
- Instructors

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Online Survey Software:

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NBC Learn
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Camtasia Studio
Narrating PowerPoint

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Blackboard Mobile Learn

TAMU-CC Course Designations:
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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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