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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Classroom Teaching

Listen in on Leading Nebraska: NU Podcast

Check out the University of Nebraska’s podcast series that will share stories of researchers, students and educators across NU’s four campuses who are growing the state’s workforce and quality of life. New episodes of “Leading Nebraska” will be released monthly and will feature experts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University […]

September 26, 2019

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Building Campus Consensus Around Education Technology Webinar

Building consensus around education technology decisions is a crucial hurdle for college leaders. The opinions and needs of various departments and faculty should be considered before choosing the tools that will improve your institution’s teaching and learning capabilities. Register now for this hour-long webinar to learn: Where the sticking points are in implementing new classroom […]

April 19, 2019

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Echo360 Academic Champions Grant – Applications due April 12th

A grant has been established to assist and support our innovative faculty with embedding the use of Echo360 within their courses. Applications can be aimed at developing effective academic practice. There are up to eight awards available in 2019 to academics, researchers and education professionals. If selected, grant recipients will receive $3,000 USD. Half will […]

March 27, 2019

Makerspaces: The Next Big Thing In Higher Education Learning Spaces

What exactly is a makerspace ? Close your eyes. Imagine a space 100% dedicated to creativity. It has exclusive, high-tech tools you can’t find anywhere else. It is outfitted with plush, comfortable furniture that enhance hardcore brainstorming sessions. It’s open and spacious, but contained enough to not be overwhelming. There is only one thing asked of you […]

January 17, 2019

MakerSpace

Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium Deadline for proposals is 02/01/19

University of Nebraska Online is excited to announce a call for proposals for the 2019 Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium. The symposium is an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn from nationally recognized experts, share their experiences and learn from the initiatives of colleagues from across the system. No ratings yet. Please rate this […]

December 27, 2018

Infographic: Creating a Lesson that Delivers the Desired Outcome

Learning objectives help define what students are expected to learn or be able to do following a lesson. Sounds simple, right? However, there is more to writing an effective learning objective than you might think. (TIP: Saying students need to “understand” or “know” doesn’t cut it because there is no way to measure the action. […]

August 30, 2018

Choosing the Right Verb for Your Learning Objective

Bloom’s Taxonomy is a hierarchical classification of the different objectives and skills that educators set for students. In Bloom’s Taxonomy, each level is built on the previous levels. This means learning at the higher levels is dependent on attaining knowledge and skills at lower levels. There are certain action verbs that correspond with each classification as well […]

August 28, 2018

Remediation: IAMSE Online Open Access Learning Seminars

Take advantage of the free Remediation in Health Sciences Education sessions, brought to you by the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The four-part series features an array of remediation topics, including: Trust and Remediation: Entrustable Professional Activities and Trust Decisions Sharing Assessment Information: Why, How, and What to Consider Remediation of Gaps in Clinical Skills […]

July 2, 2018

Infographic — Multiple-Choice Questions: Problems & Solutions

Though multiple-choice questions are used heavily in academic assessments, how well do these questions actually assess knowledge? Sure, these questions are easy to grade, remove potential grader bias, and allow for broad topics, but structural problems in multiple-choice questions create the need for a solution. Check out this infographic for an easy solution to your problematic multiple-choice […]

June 28, 2018

How to Write Effective Titles for Grants, Abstracts, and More!

You have your paper finished, but what do you name it? How do you encapsulate the blood, sweat, and tears of your research into a single line of text? The title is often the first impression for potential readers, and a good one will open the gates to its content instead of locking it away. […]

June 20, 2018