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Open Educational Resources


Three certificates.

The office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies (ODELT) offers workshop sessions to complete the Certificate in Online Course Development, Teaching, and Review. More information about all the certificates is available on the Certificates page.

Spring 2018 Schedules and Registration Links:

May 14-17, 2018 Series - Schedule - Register

Instructors can complete the certificate through any combination of the methods listed below:

  • Face-to-face workshops
  • 'A la carte workshops
  • An intensive online course
  • On-demand sessions for groups

Blackboard Grade Center: a tool for providing feedback to students

Funded Development

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Drs. David Bridges and Lauren Cifuentes were awarded $170,000 from the College for All Texans Foundation and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to create an affordable competency-based online baccalaureate program in Mechanical Engineering Technology. More information is available on the  funded development page.


Link to ODELT newsletter archive.