UNMC Education Technology

Tools for Concept Mapping

Keeping Students on Board with Concept Maps Article By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Faculty Focus The benefits of concept maps are well established. They encourage students to organize knowledge and do so in ways meaningful to them. They help students sort out, prioritize, and understand relationships between terms, concepts, and ideas. Students can also use concept maps to forge relationships between new knowledge and what they already know. Continue reading article here. Have you considered using concept maps for course content? Are you wondering what… 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