UNMC Education Technology

Perfect Presentations Series: Enhancing YouTube Video URLs

I frequently use YouTube to supplement instruction, learn new processes, or simply to share clips during presentations. Many of the videos are much longer than I have time for or I only want to share a certain part. The following are some easy steps to follow so you can enhance YouTube URLs. How do I set a set a start time? With YouTube Time, we discover that using the website to generate a new URL we could set a starting point for a video to start from when clicking play. Using the website… Continue Reading

Join the Simulation Interest Group

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

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

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The EdTech blog will have new information posted every other week. Some topics you can look forward to: Tips and tricks for Blackboard Online assessment Learning environment tips Web conferencing highlights A look into Simulation Click here to subscribe  

Call for Kelly Fund Grant Proposals

Are you interested in educational research for innovative teaching? Apply for a Kelly Fund Grant! This year’s Kelly Funds will go to research proposals to improve blended courses. More information at http://www.unmc.edu/facdev/

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