UNMC Education Technology

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 from competency-based models to gamification to retention devices. This session hopes to start changing paradigms and filters specific to learning…. Continue Reading

ELI Webinar: Measuring the Effectiveness of Online/Blended Programs

Online/blended instructional programs are prevalent across many higher education institutions. Does your institution measure these programs as well as their effectiveness and impact on student learning and success?In this two-hour webinar hosted by ELI and Quality Matters, we will explore rubrics and other institutional efforts currently in practice. Join us and discover practical examples and tools to craft plans that can reveal how your online/blended programs “measure up.”   Date: April 8, 2015 Time: 12:00–2:00 p.m. CST Registration: University of Nebraska Medical Center is a  member of… Continue Reading

Which trends and technologies will drive educational change?

The NMC Horizon Report series charts the five-year horizon for the impact of emerging technologies in learning communities across the globe. With more than 13 years of research and publications, it can be regarded as the world’s longest-running exploration of emerging technology trends and uptake in education.  Check out the 2015 higher education report HERE.

Educational Technology Collaboration (ETC) Special Interest Group

ETC is a special interest group for UNMC faculty and staff that are: using technology to create and delver education seeking peers traveling a similar path, and /or interested in hearing how colleagues are experimenting with educational technology Please join the group, the next meeting: Thursday, April 2, 2015 Noon to 1:00 p.m. Wilson Training Room 8th Floor of McGoogan Library; Wittson Hall Virtual Reality in Simulation Patti Carstens, MS Program Director of the Clinical Skills Center  

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

Central States Blackboard Users Group

  Consider participating in the Central States Blackboard Users Group, or CSBUG. The Users Group started in 2008 to connect Blackboard institutions in the central part of the United States. The main goal of the group is: “Inform, educate, and assist users in education with interest in technology.” http://www.csbug.org/

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