There are many distance learning resources available for TAMIU faculty on campus. This page has a summary of some of those resources as well as some other helpful tidbits of information.
We provide opportunities for faculty to learn how to use instructional technologies in their distance learning courses and in their research. We offer a full range of support, maintenance, and training for both instructional services and course development, including:
Workshops offered at no cost with hands-on training.
Training and assistance at OIT, designated training rooms or instructor offices.
Personal consultations in rooms with equipment for instructors to use.
Technical support for LMS and other instructional software.
Training for entire departments and LMS orientations for students.
Informational handouts and other online resources.
Our training topics emphasize instructional design and multimedia development that facilitate distance learning. Supported software and instructional devices include, but are not limited to:
Learning Management System (LMS)
LMS workshops include but are not limited to Navigation, Assessments, Rubrics and Gradebook.
TurnItIn is an easy-to-use Web-based application that can be used to help detect and prevent plagiarism. Best of all TurnItIn is integrated into ANGEL. For more details, refer to the TurnItIn Web site.
"VoiceThread bridges the gap between real-time discussions and standard video lectures or online presentations. This makes VoiceThread the platform for teaching, learning, training, and collaborating, on-demand." - VoiceThread website
Although walk-ins are welcome, instructors are encouraged to set up appointments to ensure that necessary resources, materials, and training staff are available for assistance. To request an appointment, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at 956.326.2792.