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
OneDrive is a cloud storage area which is part of Office 365. The stored file is available to you and other shared individuals. The file can be synchronously viewed and edited by all individuals with permissions to the file. Login with your UN NetID: https://univnebrmedcntr-my.sharepoint.com/ Click OneDrive Scroll over the name of the file, a checkmark will appear next to the filename Click the checkmark, the selected row will be indicated with a blue background Click Share Click Get a link tab View only: Anyone… Continue Reading
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, February 15, 2015
Review the 2014 survey report, Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States. An Online research report conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group, sponsored by Pearson and the Tyton Partners. The report outlines evolving trends in online learning today. Full report Summary | Infographic
UNMC is currently using Blackboard Release 9.1.130093.0 (SP13) Check out What’s New Blackboard will be upgraded to 9.1 SP14 or newer at the end of the Spring 2015 semester.
Through various programs, publications, and events, EDUCAUSE and its members contribute to thought leadership on major issues, help clarify the current environment, and highlight how emerging trends and technologies are impacting higher education. UNMC faculty and staff have access to EDUCAUSE and ELI ( Educause Learning Initiative). http://www.educause.edu/ Click login> in the upper right hand corner Click Log in Using InCommon (located under Federated Login) Type University of Nebraska Medical Center in the Start typing here to find your institution Click the UNMC icon, the… Continue Reading
Keeping Students on Board with Concept Maps Article By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Faculty Focus The benefits of concept maps are well established. They encourage students to organize knowledge and do so in ways meaningful to them. They help students sort out, prioritize, and understand relationships between terms, concepts, and ideas. Students can also use concept maps to forge relationships between new knowledge and what they already know. Continue reading article here. Have you considered using concept maps for course content? Are you wondering what… Continue Reading