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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 in Blended and Online Education, presented by Tanya Joosten by… Continue Reading

The Power of Podcasting Redux

Article by: Kurtis C. Clements in Faculty Focus It’s no secret that technology continues to transform the way educators teach and the way students learn. Increasingly, students want to be able to learn on their own terms–that is, they want to be able to study whenever, wherever, and however they choose, and they expect institutions and faculty to be accommodating. We’ve likely all had students… Continue Reading

Online Learning for the Future

We would like to invite representatives from your college and online programs to attend a meeting with Tanya Jootsen on “Online Learning for the Future”.  “Online Learning for the Future” with national expert Tanya Joosten Tuesday, November 3, 2015 1:00-2:00pm Wittson Hall, Conference Room 3042 Sponsored by:  NU Online Worldwide and UNMC E-Learning  Reservations:  E-mail elearnlab@unmc.edu to reserve a spot in this small group meeting… Continue Reading

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. Refer to online agenda: http://www.educause.edu/annual-conference/agenda-and-program/virtual-conference-agenda OR 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 licenses can be purchased… Continue Reading

Virtual Attendance Pass for (OLC) Online Learning Consortium Conference

NU Online Worldwide has sponsored  five UNMC passes for virtual attendance to the OLC Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) Conference. http://olc.onlinelearningconsortium.org/conference/2015/aln/welcome Conference dates: October 14th -16th Anyone interested in attending virtually either at your desk or at a common location please e-mail me peggy.moore@unmc.edu  by Friday, October 9, 2015 at 12:00pm Noon. Please rate this Rate this Post

A new way to PowerPoint with Office Mix

Office Mix allows you to turn your PowerPoint decks into interactive online lessons or presentations. This FREE download adds functionality to PowerPoint 2013 so you can record audio or video of yourself presenting, write on your slides as you speak to them, insert quizzes, polls, online videos, and more. Click here for the recorded webinar session. *Please note this product is not yet compatible with Office… Continue Reading

Blackboard Flipped Classroom Webinar October 20th

Flipped Classroom Presentation with Mark Burris   Tuesday, October 20, 2015 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM Join us for a one hour interactive session on how to flip a classroom using Blackboard Learn. Mark Burris, UNO’s Blackboard Customer Success Advocate, will define a flipped classroom and review common techniques. He will identify benefits and barriers to success, provide examples of how instructors can use Blackboard to flip a… Continue Reading