Online/blended instructional programs are prevalent across many higher education institutions. Does your institution measure these programs as well as their effectiveness and impact on student learning and success?In this two-hour webinar hosted by ELI and Quality Matters, we will explore rubrics and other institutional efforts currently in practice. Join us and discover practical examples and tools to craft plans that can reveal how your online/blended programs “measure up.” Date: April 8, 2015 Time: 12:00–2:00 p.m. CST Registration: University of Nebraska Medical Center is a member of… Continue Reading
The NMC Horizon Report series charts the five-year horizon for the impact of emerging technologies in learning communities across the globe. With more than 13 years of research and publications, it can be regarded as the world’s longest-running exploration of emerging technology trends and uptake in education. Check out the 2015 higher education report HERE.
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 Room 8th Floor of McGoogan Library; Wittson Hall Virtual Reality in Simulation Patti Carstens, MS Program Director of the Clinical Skills Center
Want to learn about simulation? Join the Simulation Interest Group. The group meets at noon every other month. Next meeting is Wednesday, March 18th . The College of Nursing will be presenting some of their simulation activities during this “FREE” luncheon event. Come early. Meeting being held at: Omaha CFNS 3030 Lincoln 304 Kearney 148W Scottsbluff B130D Norfolk 189
Consider participating in the Central States Blackboard Users Group, or CSBUG. The Users Group started in 2008 to connect Blackboard institutions in the central part of the United States. The main goal of the group is: “Inform, educate, and assist users in education with interest in technology.” http://www.csbug.org/
The University of Nebraska at Omaha Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) and University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, are hosting the latest installment of Campus Conversations. Webcast Event: Developing Quality Indicators for Online and Blended Learning Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (central) Reserve your spot today You will receive a follow up e-mail before the event which includes a link to the live-streamed presentation. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Kaye Shelton, PhD will share her insights and experiences with developing and implementing quality indicators and assessing… Continue Reading
Article By: Meigan Robb, PhD and Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD in Teaching with Technology New technology continues to emerge and influence the classroom learning environment. Students now have immediate and unlimited access to digital content, resources, and databases. To capitalize on the wealth of available Internet resources, many educators are joining the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative, which encourages students to use their own personal electronic devices (smartphones, tablets) during class time to augment and support learning. Do you allow students to bring their own… Continue Reading