UNMC Education Technology

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

University of Nebraska Online Worldwide: Live Webcast Event: Campus Conversations presents Social Presence Research

Live Webcast Event:  New Developments in Social Presence Research: Implications for Online Instructional Strategies and Course Design Please join us for a live webcast event as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, welcome Dr. Aimee Whiteside to the latest installment of Campus Conversations on Monday, September 28, 2015. In her presentation, Dr. Whiteside explores social presence as a fundamental concept in distance and online learning research, discussing how cognitive presence… Continue Reading

New Technology Boosts Hands-On Learning

Higher education responds to calls to provide more real-world training and experience with high-tech tools that also boost campuses’ cool factor. Please rate this Rate this Post

FREE Webinar: Transforming Teaching and Learning by Integrating Mobile Technologies into the Curriculum

FREE Webinar: Transforming Teaching and Learning by Integrating Mobile Technologies into the Curriculum Lynn University first launched its iPad initiative during the fall of 2013 with its freshman class. Two years later the entire university, including graduate and online divisions, has now been converted to an iPad-powered curriculum. All faculty including adjuncts were trained to adopt mobile-ready platforms, iTunes U, iBooks Author, and other applications…. Continue Reading

Six Trajectories for Digital Technology in Higher Education

Six individual trajectories of digital technology are enabling the ambitious goal of a responsive, personalized digital learning environment for higher education. Please rate this Rate this Post

How a Course Map Puts You on Track for Better Learning Outcomes

By Vicki Caruana, PhD for “Faculty Focus” For both new and veteran faculty, inheriting a syllabus to teach from is like being blindfolded on a long journey and being told, “Don’t worry, you’ll know it when we get there.” There’s a lot of trust required in order to follow someone else’s map. There are road hazards the mapmaker may not be aware of; there may… Continue Reading