University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Technology

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 […]

Apr 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 […]

Apr 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 […]

Apr 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 […]

Apr 13, 2022

Combating Disinformation

In this session, digital literacy expert Mike Caulfield demonstrates how to embed digital literacy practices into teaching.

Feb 11, 2022

Future-Proofing Work

Prepare Yourself and Your Teams for What’s Ahead As we adapt to the changes left in the wake of the pandemic, we are presented with a unique opportunity to redefine and future-proof our work. The abilities, talents, and accomplishments that helped us land our positions at UNMC are effective—they worked! But, with our rapidly evolving […]

Oct 8, 2021

NU Campus Conversations | Digital Information Literacy

Attention is the Scarcity: Information Literacy in the New Information Economy Attention spans are rapidly changing in the digital age and a lack of attention while navigating information online has fueled an epidemic of disinformation. It is critically important now, more than ever, to teach and instill better digital literacy practices in education. Watch the […]

Oct 4, 2021

The Value of Video

Simple Tips for Creating an Educational Video Video-based learning has been lauded as a highly effective educational tool. Video offers the ability to deliver a uniquely immersive learning experience for almost any concept or skill. It is also the preferred learning tool for the current generation of learners raised in the age of YouTube. The […]

Aug 30, 2021

Premier Education Event 2021: Reconnect

Watch the 2021 virtual Premier Education Event presented by the Interprofessional Academy of Educators and Faculty Development. During this session, you’ll hear from campus experts on topics including: Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Learn how to frame your content to be more accessible to students. When it comes to learning, equal opportunity is the rule, […]

Aug 18, 2021

Teaching with Tech Refresh: Tips for Using Echo 360

Refresh your knowledge of the technology and tools available to help with your teaching success. During this session, you’ll learn the essentials and get familiarized with the Echo360 ALP video platform and user library. Gain the skills needed to simplify the digital-learning process and discover how to best engage learners in a hybrid classroom environment. […]

Aug 11, 2021

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