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
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.
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
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
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
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