UNMC Education Technology

ELI (Educause) June 8 Webinar: Leading Technology-Based Innovations in Medical Education

Postsecondary education is a rich tapestry comprising undergraduate, graduate, and adult learners. In each of these dimensions, technology is rapidly and continually changing the game. What is shared across higher education is the commitment to use technology to promote active learning as well as to increase learner engagement and success. In this webinar, we’ll explore leading technology-based innovations in teaching and learning in the domain of medical education. The presenters will cover topics from the top of the current set of ELI content anchors: learning analytics,… Continue Reading

Educause: 7 Things You Should Know About Developments in Instructional Design

Author(s) Edward R. O’Neill (Yale University) Abstract In recent years, instructional design has been undergoing significant changes resulting from developments in areas including pedagogy, learning science, and technology. Instructional designers today work with a broad and growing array of tools and a deeper and more complex understanding of learning processes. They fill a wider range of roles, serving as architects, partners, mechanics, translators, and guides. The field of instructional design is helping higher education reap the benefits of new technologies and educational models. The 7… Continue Reading

BB Monthly Maintenance

Monthly maintenance is scheduled the third Sunday of each month 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. During the maintenance Blackboard is NOT available. The next scheduled maintenance is Sunday, May 17, 2015

Educause: Explore the IT Buyers Guide Designed for Higher Ed

Educause released of the new Higher Ed IT Buyers Guide — the only Buyers Guide specifically designed to help you discover and select technology solutions for a higher ed campus. Quickly search 50+ product and service categories, access thousands of IT solutions specific to the higher ed community, and send multiple RFPs — all in one place. This new Buyers Guide provides a central, go-to online resource for supporting your key purchasing decisions as they relate to your campus’s strategic IT initiatives.

3D Printing at UNMC McGoogan Library

You don’t have to be an engineer to print in 3D. The 3D workstation may be scheduled in 2 hour time slots with a maximum of 6 hours per day by students, faculty and staff of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. More information: http://unmc.libguides.com/3DPrinting Learn how 3D printing empowers universities and laboratories  

Perfect Presentations Series: Enhancing YouTube Video URLs

I frequently use YouTube to supplement instruction, learn new processes, or simply to share clips during presentations. Many of the videos are much longer than I have time for or I only want to share a certain part. The following are some easy steps to follow so you can enhance YouTube URLs. How do I set a set a start time? With YouTube Time, we discover that using the website to generate a new URL we could set a starting point for a video to start from when clicking play. Using the website… Continue Reading

Neuroscience + Learning Research + Education Technology = Education 3.0 Webcast event

Webcast Event: Education 3.0 with Jeff Borden Neuroscience + Learning Research + Education Technology = Education 3.0 University of Nebraska Online Worldwide Campus Conversations: A Speaker Series on Topics in Online Education Join us April 9, 2015 for the latest installment of Campus Conversations. The University of Nebraska at Kearney hosts Jeff Borden, PhD. The topic of discussion will focus on the future of learning from competency-based models to gamification to retention devices. This session hopes to start changing paradigms and filters specific to learning…. Continue Reading