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Category: Education News

How to Make Your Teaching More Engaging

An Advice Guide from the Chronicle of Higher Education By Sarah Rose Cavanagh Consider a student in an introductory math class — let’s call him Alex. Alex had some unpleasant experiences with math in high school. When he got to college, he tested into a math course below the level that would count toward his […]

Jan 13, 2021

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 […]

Sep 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 […]

Apr 19, 2019

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ELI 2019 Key Issues in Teaching and Learning

Each year, the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative surveys the higher education community to determine key issues and opportunities in postsecondary teaching and learning. These issues serve as the framework, or focal points, for our discussions and programming throughout the coming year. For 2019, more than 1400 community members voted. Read More… No ratings yet. Please rate […]

Mar 15, 2019

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar Exploring the 2019 Horizon Report

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Noon-1:30 p.m. CST Online UNMC is a member of Educause, registration if FREE! This webinar will explore the trends, challenges, and technology developments identified in the 2019 Horizon Report by a panel of global experts. Project exemplars included in the report will be showcased from three different institutions. Guest hosts will […]

Mar 8, 2019


Horizon Report Preview 2019 Available

The EDUCAUSE Horizon Report Preview provides summaries of each of the upcoming edition’s trends, challenges, and important developments in educational technology, which were ranked most highly by the expert panel. This year’s trends include modularized and disaggregated degrees, the advancing of digital equity, and blockchain. Read the Horizon Report Preview No ratings yet. Please rate this Sample rating item

Feb 21, 2019

2018 ECAR Students and Technology Research Study Released

ECAR collaborated with 130 institutions in 9 countries and 36 US states to collect responses from 64,536 students. This research explores technology ownership, use patterns, and expectations as they relate to the student experience. Colleges and universities use these findings to better engage students in the learning process, improve IT services, plan for technology shifts that impact students, […]

Nov 6, 2018


Hidden Treasures: Lesser Known Secrets of Canvas

Join us as we explore some of the little-known Canvas secrets and tools that you can use to make your user experience more manageable in the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). In this session, we will share tools, tips, and tricks that will help you take your Canvas skills to the next level. We did […]

Mar 28, 2018

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CGEA Education Grant Proposals due Sept 30, 2017

The Call for the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Mini-Grant Proposals is now open. The CGEA seeks to promote scholarship in medical education and advance the community of scholarship within the Central region. A maximum award of $7,000 is available for multiple-institution projects and $5,000 for single-institution projects. Consistent with the requirements of scholarship, all […]

Mar 23, 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 […]

Mar 16, 2017