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Tag: Education Techniques

National Distance Learning Week 2015: Special Webcast event

Thank you for your interest in National Distance Learning Week (Nov. 9-13). We spent the week celebrating some of what makes online learning unique at the University of Nebraska. The webcast, held November 4, 2015, leading into National Distance Education Week is now available online. You may access  Driving Evidence-based Practices through Research Ensuring Student Success […]

November 19, 2015

Educause Virtual Conference; October 27th to 30th

This Year’s four key focus areas: Please note: The virtual conference program includes a mix of webcasts and exclusive online sessions. Download a program PDF to plan your schedule. All times are listed in U.S. eastern time (UTC-14). Convert your time zone. UNMC Information Technology Services has purchased two licenses for the Educause 2015 Virtual Conference. Additional […]

October 22, 2015

New Technology Boosts Hands-On Learning

Higher education responds to calls to provide more real-world training and experience with high-tech tools that also boost campuses’ cool factor. 3/5 (1) Please rate this Sample rating item

September 14, 2015

FREE Webinar: Transforming Teaching and Learning by Integrating Mobile Technologies into the Curriculum

FREE Webinar: Transforming Teaching and Learning by Integrating Mobile Technologies into the Curriculum Lynn University first launched its iPad initiative during the fall of 2013 with its freshman class. Two years later the entire university, including graduate and online divisions, has now been converted to an iPad-powered curriculum. All faculty including adjuncts were trained to […]

September 10, 2015

How a Course Map Puts You on Track for Better Learning Outcomes

By Vicki Caruana, PhD for “Faculty Focus” For both new and veteran faculty, inheriting a syllabus to teach from is like being blindfolded on a long journey and being told, “Don’t worry, you’ll know it when we get there.” There’s a lot of trust required in order to follow someone else’s map. There are road […]

July 6, 2015

3D Printing at UNMC McGoogan Library

You don’t have to be an engineer to print in 3D. The 3D workstation may be scheduled in 2 hour time slots with a maximum of 6 hours per day by students, faculty and staff of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. More information: http://unmc.libguides.com/3DPrinting Learn how 3D printing empowers universities and laboratories   […]

April 7, 2015

Neuroscience + Learning Research + Education Technology = Education 3.0 Webcast event

Webcast Event: Education 3.0 with Jeff Borden Neuroscience + Learning Research + Education Technology = Education 3.0 University of Nebraska Online Worldwide Campus Conversations: A Speaker Series on Topics in Online Education Join us April 9, 2015 for the latest installment of Campus Conversations. The University of Nebraska at Kearney hosts Jeff Borden, PhD. The […]

April 3, 2015

Educational Technology Collaboration (ETC) Special Interest Group

ETC is a special interest group for UNMC faculty and staff that are: using technology to create and delver education seeking peers traveling a similar path, and /or interested in hearing how colleagues are experimenting with educational technology Please join the group, the next meeting: Thursday, April 2, 2015 Noon to 1:00 p.m. Wilson Training […]

March 12, 2015

Tools for Concept Mapping

Keeping Students on Board with Concept Maps Article By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Faculty Focus The benefits of concept maps are well established. They encourage students to organize knowledge and do so in ways meaningful to them. They help students sort out, prioritize, and understand relationships between terms, concepts, and ideas. Students can also use […]

January 23, 2015

Call for Kelly Fund Grant Proposals

Are you interested in educational research for innovative teaching? Apply for a Kelly Fund Grant! This year’s Kelly Funds will go to research proposals to improve blended courses. More information at http://www.unmc.edu/facdev/ No ratings yet. Please rate this Sample rating item

January 15, 2015