The Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies will be broadcasting the US Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 2014 National Conference virtual sessions May 5 - May 7, 2014. More information
The SafeAssign central services will undergo maintenance that requires a service outage on Saturday, April 26, 2014 10am – 12pm US Eastern (GMT -4). For the first half hour, SafeAssign functionality will not be available and an error will be displayed to the user. For the remainder of the maintenance window, papers will not be processed. Papers submitted during this maintenance window will be queued, and reports will be delayed until after the maintenance has completed.
ISLANDER EMAIL upgrade has successfully completed on March 29, 2014. For more information visit the FAQ website.
Instructors: The Office of the Provost, through the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE), requests proposals from teams of TAMUCC faculty to propose redesigns an undergraduate or graduate level courses or programs to add a substantial and enduring component for improving student learning. A maximum of four proposals will be selected for funding. Find more information at: http://cfe.tamucc.edu/FacultyInnovationGrant.php
Respondus Lockdown Browser Changes: Respondus has made some changes to Lockdown Browser. Instructors, who are using Respondus please visit: http://www.respondus.com/products/lockdown-browser/studentexit.shtml for more information.
Important WebEx notice for instructors: If you have recorded a WebEx meeting prior to January 31, 2014 and have posted a web link to that meeting in Blackboard or on some other location, the link will need to be updated or will cease to function after the end of February 2014. Please view this helpful video and informative web page for more details on how to update your links.
TAMU-CC launches SoftChalk: SoftChalk is a web-based application which allows instructors to create, customize and personalize eLearning course content for delivery inside or outside of Blackboard. Instructors can create engaging, interactive, media-rich learning content by mashing up their own materials with rich media, interactive exercises, quizzes, and text.
Camtasia Studio 2014: software is now available for purchase through TAMU! Please visit https://software.tamu.edu/ if you or your department would like to purchase this software.