UNMC Education Technology

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

OLC Blended Learning Conference (On-line Participation)

Peggy Moore, the E-Learning Instructional Designer would like to extend an invitation to view streaming session of the OLC Blended Learning Conference. Recorded sessions will be available at a later date. Tuesday, July 7th & Wednesday July 8th E-Learning Lab, McGoogan Library, 8th Floor July 7th  9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 8th  9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. http://olc.onlinelearningconsortium.org/conference/2015/blended/streamed_sessions   Please rate this Rate this… Continue Reading

Educational Technology: Summer Workshops

Join us this summer… Technology workshops open to all faculty and staff. Summer is a great time to learn a new tool or gain a more in-depth understanding of a tool you currently use.  Join Faye Haggar, UNMC Technology Training Analyst, as she facilitates the following hands-on sessions: All sessions are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device…preferably a laptop).  Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required. If… 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…. Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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   Please rate this Rate this Post

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… Continue Reading