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Category: Teaching and Learning

Video Conferencing Best Practices

Meeting online is like meeting in person, and there are a few commonly used audio and video best practices, but standard meeting etiquette is even more important when using online tools. This guide will walk you through video conferencing basics, such as adjusting your viewing angle, making eye contact, and presenting yourself in a professional […]

May 13, 2022

2021-2022 Faculty and Staff Technology Guide

Created exclusively for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, this guide provides you with information about essential applications, services, and security features available to faculty and staff of UNMC. Learn more about: Canvas Echo360 Microsoft Office Suite REDCap TurnItIn UNMC App Store UNMC Mobile App Zoom Gain an understanding of: IT Academic Technologies Consulting IT […]

April 29, 2022

Logging Into Poll Everywhere

There is now a UNMC shortcut to log in to Poll Everywhere: Go to poll.unmc.edu and be directly linked to UNMC’s authentication process IT Academic Technologies created a “Quick Clicks” video tutorial to guide you through the process of logging into Poll Everywhere. Poll Everywhere offers self-guided training sessions for those wanting to learn more […]

April 29, 2022

Talk I.T. Thru: Importing Rubrics in Canvas

In this episode of the “Talk I.T. Thru” video series, Michael Kozak provides a brief overview of how faculty and staff can import pre-created rubrics into their Canvas courses. For more information on adding rubrics to your Canvas courses, guided instructions are available on the Instructure Community site which can be found here. Other episodes […]

April 13, 2022

Teaching with Technology Checklist

Getting started to teach a course utilizing various forms of technology can be a daunting task. This guide will walk you through the essential and best practices for classroom technologies and online teaching tools. Using this checklist, you can apply Universal Design for Learning (UDL) frameworks to your course or courses, as well as contact […]

April 13, 2022

REframe Series: Humanize Your Modality

Watch this session for practical ways to boost inclusivity in learning starting with your course syllabus.

March 29, 2022

Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Inclusive teaching means that all students, irrespective of their abilities or skills, are welcomed holistically into your classroom, whether that is online or in person. As a teacher, your role is to ensure students feel that their contributions and perspectives are equally valued and respected. Read a short slide deck by Dr. Analisa McMillan that […]

March 25, 2022

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Establishing Your Online Teaching Presence

Watch this 12-minute video by Dr. Analisa McMillan to learn how to improve your online teaching presence.

March 25, 2022

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Backward Design

Watch this 6-minute presentation by Dr. Analisa McMillan that walks you through the various stages of backward design.

March 24, 2022

REframe Series: Human to Human

In this session, Dr. Manning will empower health science professionals to use lived experiences and stories to humanize patients and improve health outcomes.

February 18, 2022