University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: Education Techniques

Infographic: Active Learning Tech Tools for Remote Teaching

Here are the top 10 tech tools to use in your classroom to promote active learning.

March 25, 2022

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Echo360 ALP Research Champion Grant

As part of the Echo360 research grant program, additional grants have beenestablished to study the accuracy of the Echo360 transcription service built with Amazon Transcribe from Amazon Web Services (AWS).Research Champions studying ASR accuracy will be supported through a range of activities including: Grant funding of $5,000 (USD) to subsidize current research or new research […]

October 2, 2019

Canvas Webinars – Presented by Canvas

More than a semester into the transition, Canvas (by Instructure) now is the primary campus learning management system. As of July 1, 2018, Blackboard will be completely retired. To support the transition to Canvas, a series of webinar training sessions are being offered to the UNMC campus starting this month. The Canvas webinar training will […]

March 2, 2018

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Introducing ilos Video training offered by UNO

Have you heard? UNO has a new video content management system called ilos. This system integrates with Canvas and has many great features such as easily recording screencasts and video from your computer, tracking of who watches your video, and closed captioning of videos for free. Want to see what others are saying about ilos? […]

March 2, 2018

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ELI Webinar | Navigating Academic Transformation

Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST Registration is FREE for Educause members¬†– UNMC is a member We know all too well that we face many challenges and decisions with respect to the academic mission of our institutions. How will the current trajectories in educational technology impact our teaching and learning practices […]

March 1, 2018

Register for the webinar to review the 2017 ECAR Findings: The IT Experiences of Faculty and Students

DATE: November 30, 2017 TIME: 12:00-1:00 p.m. CST (1:00-2:00 p.m. EST) Educause Live is offering an hour webinar to members to: Learn about current student and faculty attitudes toward and usage of technology Develop a better understanding of the needs of faculty and students to carry out their academic work Get recommendations on how to […]

November 16, 2017

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

Making an IMPACT: Transforming Academic Courses through Student-Centered Teaching

The Academic Activities Committee is pleased to share the following details about the upcoming Visiting Scholars event. Clarence Maybee, Catherine Fraser Riehle, and Michael Flierl, Purdue University Thursday, April 21, 2016 218 Love Library South (Lentz Room) Overview: UNL Libraries is hosting three speakers from Purdue University who are affiliated with the Instruction Matters: Purdue […]

April 4, 2016

Submit proposals for the Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium

500+ Attendees | May 10, 2016 | Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium We believe that today’s professionals are multi-disciplined and draw their inspiration from many different influences. We’re¬†looking for individuals who are open to sharing their inspiration to further enhance distance and online learning at the University of Nebraska. Take part in the conversation. […]

December 23, 2015

Recommended App: Teaching Professor Tips

Teaching Professor Tips is a handy resource for faculty. Each day one very short item is sent to users, often with a link to more information. The material comes from the vast library of Magna Publications, producers of The Teaching Professor newsletter and conferences. Features FREE – Available on Apple and Android devices 365 tips […]

December 15, 2015