UNMC Education Technology

Webcast Event: Developing Quality Indicators for Online and Blended Learning

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) and University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, are hosting the latest installment of Campus Conversations. Webcast Event: Developing Quality Indicators for Online and Blended Learning Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (central) Reserve your spot today You will receive a follow up e-mail before the event which includes a link to the live-streamed presentation. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Kaye Shelton, PhD will share her insights and experiences with developing and implementing quality indicators and assessing… Continue Reading

Promoting Digital Citizenship and Academic Integrity in Technology Classrooms

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

BB Student Enrollment Utilizing SIS (Student Information System: PeopleSoft)

Spend less time enrolling students in a Blackboard course by using a toll to link Blackboard and the UNMC SIS (Student Information System:PeopleSoft)? A tool to enroll students into a Blackboard course from the student information system (PeopleSoft) is available to Blackboard Instructors, Teaching Assistants and Course Builders. The link between a Blackboard Course and PeopleSoft is dynamic. Once the link is established, new enrollments will automatically be added during the specified start and end dates. The link is processed every morning at 8:00 a.m. M-F Instructors are responsible for removing / un-enrolling students…. Continue Reading