UNMC Education Technology

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

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

Copying a link to a file saved UNMC OneDrive available in BB

OneDrive is a cloud storage area which is part of Office 365. The stored file is available to you and other shared individuals. The file can be synchronously viewed and edited by all individuals with permissions to the file. Login with your UN NetID: https://univnebrmedcntr-my.sharepoint.com/ Click OneDrive Scroll over the name of the file, a checkmark will appear next to the filename Click the checkmark, the selected row will be indicated with a blue background Click Share Click Get a link tab View only: Anyone… Continue Reading

BB Monthly Maintenance

Monthly maintenance is scheduled the third Sunday of each month 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. During the maintenance Blackboard is NOT available. The next scheduled maintenance is Sunday, February 15, 2015

Report on Evolving Trends in Online Learning

Review the 2014 survey report, Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States. An Online research report conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group, sponsored by Pearson and the Tyton Partners. The report outlines evolving trends in online learning today. Full report Summary | Infographic