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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

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