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Tag: Technology

Imagine Better MCQs with Images

As you construct your next multiple choice examination item, consider how you might be able to assess a student’s understanding of a concept in a novel way by using lab findings, clinical presentations, radiographic findings, written orders, or a photograph of a procedure. ExamSoft, our campus wide testing solution, allows us to use images in […]

September 27, 2017

7 Note Taking Apps: Pitch the Pen and Paper!

Keeping convenient, easily accessible notes can be a difficult task. Notebooks and papers are forgotten or lost while pens and pencils run dry or break. As luck often has it, times when you have a great idea are times you find yourself without the tools to jot it down. Many note taking applications eliminate these […]

September 14, 2017

Article Plus 5 – June 2017

Spotlight Article Faculty professors and instructors have a lot on their plates, especially when they’re first coming into their new career. The University of Rochester realized this, and created a week-long course specifically designed for those new to the field of education. Their report goes into the various aspects of the curriculum, learner experiences, and the overall […]

June 9, 2017

Should I Use this App?

Technology has put a wealth of information at our fingertips (literally). Smart devices have become powerful education tools. There are thousands of academic apps that can be streamed easily to these devices; however, deciding which app to incorporate into your curriculum might be overwhelming. According to Learning in Hand, an effective app is one that does what […]

May 1, 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

Has “E-Learning” Become a Negative Word?

The use of “e-learning” has taken on a much bigger spotlight in recent years, and so has the controversy surrounding it. This may in part be due to people’s perception of what exactly e-learning entails. Think about e-learning as the use of electronic media (computers, tables, or phones) to educate learners. It may be called web-based, […]

November 1, 2016

Applying Copyright in Online Learning Environments (ALA) with Gretchen McCord ALA Webinar

Date: Wednesday, March 9th Location: Sorrell (MSC), room 1005 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   In this workshop, lawyer and librarian Gretchen McCord will break down the elements of course management system (CMS) use and help you assess risk and analyze copyright law to ensure your CMS is within copyright regulations. Online platforms have become the […]

February 17, 2016

Simulation. Innovation! Exasperation? Education:  Lessons Learned with the Anatomage Presentation

Presenters: Kim Michael, MA, RT(R), RDMS, RVT Tanya Custer, MS, RT(R)(T) Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Bennett Hall room 2020 or web conferencing – Vidyo room: DIXON Noon-1:00 Bring your lunch! No ratings yet. Please rate this Sample rating item

February 5, 2016

Blackboard Student Mobile App

Blackboard has released the FREE Bb Student APP, a simple, easy to use, mobile learning app for the on the go learner. Key Features: Activity stream: show smart view of prioritized events and actions Assignments & tests: view, complete and submit assignment and tests Grades & progress: Check grades and academic progress in real time […]

January 21, 2016