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Tag: EdTech

A Different Approach to Explaining Tech Terminology

Do definitions of tech terminology sometimes leave you with more questions than answers? Are you still unclear what exactly something means even after reading the definition several times? Then you need to check out Sidewaysdictionary.com. Sidewaysdictionary.com is similar to a dictionary, but it uses analogies instead of definitions. So you get the information you need, […]

March 21, 2017

Article Plus 5 – December 2016

Spotlight Article What impact will the use of clinical simulation have on the future of our students? In an effort to expand interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, UNMC conducted a program that put volunteer students into high stress, high stakes, but low risk simulation environments. Read this article and see the notable outcomes provided by this pilot program. Article […]

December 14, 2016

Article Plus 5 – November 2016

Spotlight Article The non-traditional student and relationship with online learning technology is becoming more and more prevalent in education today. However, some institutions are having some resistance when it comes to fully embracing the idea of online classrooms. Read this paper about overcoming these barriers, specifically at an American university in Lebanon. Article specifics: El Turk, […]

November 8, 2016

Article Plus 5 – September 2016

Spotlight Article Team-based learning, as well as applied technology, have both been integral throughout the history of health care education. Should the two pieces be combined to create something greater than the sum of its parts, or are the pieces more effective when used independently? This review answers the debate, giving examples of TBL technology and the feedback of […]

September 9, 2016

UNMC Ed Tech Newsletter: Spring 2014

Blackboard – No updates until summer 2014. There have been no major updates to UNMC educational technology software.  The next updates for Blackboard will occur this summer in late May or June.  Further information will be announced here when the schedule has been set and will include more information about the update. Echo360 Based on […]

April 14, 2014

Educational Technology Update – July 7, 2011

Educational Technology Update – July 7, 2011 This is an update on UNMC classroom educational technology activities currently underway, completed or planned for the next few months. Classroom Technology Updates and Changes As in past summers, UNMC ITS is updating classroom, labs and cluster computers and technology.  Most of the updates this summer are related […]

June 16, 2011