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Author: Peggy Moore

2018 Higher Education Technology Events

With the arrival of a new year comes another jam-packed schedule of EdTech & Innovation conferences and events around the world. Download the calendar of upcoming gatherings, intuitively compiled by EdSurge HigherEd. Click image to enlarge. About the Author Peggy Moore, MSEd, is the Director of E-Learning at UNMC. She specializes in adult learning with over 20 years in learning […]

January 17, 2018

7 Best Graphic & Infographic Design Apps and Websites

Graphics can make even the most mundane information reach out and grab the reader’s attention. Keep your students, colleagues, and peers engaged by creating memorable infographics and visual elements with these easy-to-use tools. 1. Canva (iOS, Android, Web) Canva allows for quick, powerful designs accessible from multiple devices via cloud storage. 2. Easel.ly (Web) Easel.ly offers a multitude of starting infographic templates that you can […]

January 9, 2018

7 Note Taking Apps: Pitch the Pen and Paper!

Keeping convenient, easily accessible notes can be a difficult task. Notebooks and papers are forgotten or lost while pens and pencils run dry or break. As luck often has it, times when you have a great idea are times you find yourself without the tools to jot it down. Many note taking applications eliminate these […]

September 14, 2017

CATs in the Classroom

Classroom Assessment Techniques, otherwise known as CATs, are simple, content-related activities done during class time. CATs are typically not graded and anonymous to encourage students to work comfortably. CATs should uncover areas where students struggle and reinforce the content they have already mastered. Here is a easy way to incorporate CATs into your classroom: About the […]

June 28, 2017

OLC Collaborate is coming to UNMC

UNMC and NU Online Worldwide will host the Online Learning Consortium’s Collaborate event on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Join us for a day of expert speakers, regional leaders and networking with colleagues as we explore current and emerging trends in online learning for the health science educator. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development […]

March 16, 2017

Need an Image But Short on Time?

Updating or developing a new course can eat up a lot of your time, especially if you are incorporating images. So what are the best ways to maximize your time and still get the images you need? Google images? No, probably not the best answer. Creating your own? Doable, but time consuming. One easy way to […]

January 3, 2017

Has “E-Learning” Become a Negative Word?

The use of “e-learning” has taken on a much bigger spotlight in recent years, and so has the controversy surrounding it. This may in part be due to people’s perception of what exactly e-learning entails. Think about e-learning as the use of electronic media (computers, tables, or phones) to educate learners. It may be called web-based, […]

November 1, 2016

Visual Anatomy APP

In this week’s Apps Gone Free series, we are sharing with you four good apps you might want to try on your iPad. These apps are on sale today at least in the Canadian and American iTunes App Stores. Our favorite app in this collection is Visual Anatomy which we have reviewed in multiple posts […]

January 19, 2016

Visual Anatomy

Women in eLearning: micro-inequities add up to macro-inequities

Women in eLearning: Micro-inequities Add Up to Macro-inequities by Karl Kapp : Learning Solutions Magazine // // A number of years ago I was introduced to the term “micro-inequity.” The term means that in everyday actions and language, people tend to dismiss, overlook, ignore, or devalue people based on small phrases, actions, and word choice […]

December 9, 2015

Online Learning for the Future

We would like to invite representatives from your college and online programs to attend a meeting with Tanya Jootsen on “Online Learning for the Future”.  “Online Learning for the Future” with national expert Tanya Joosten Tuesday, November 3, 2015 1:00-2:00pm Wittson Hall, Conference Room 3042 Sponsored by:  NU Online Worldwide and UNMC E-Learning  Reservations:  E-mail […]

October 28, 2015