UNMC Education Technology

Student Update Fall 2013 – UNMC Student Fall Update from Information Technology Services (ITS)

UNMC Student Fall Update from Information Technology Services (ITS) Welcome new and returning students.  Listed below are a few information technology highlights for 2013-2014. ITS will also be offering two overview presentations on 8/22 from 1:30-2:15 and 2:30-3:15 in 2018 Sorrell bldg (MSC). You can also view the PowerPoint presentation and notes as well as the recorded session here.to assist for the coming year. Use Secured Wireless Network When on the Omaha/Lincoln Campuses Students should use the Secured Wireless Network, called TK-421, when working on… Continue Reading

UNMC Blackboard News 2013 – 1

Blackboard Update UNMC upgraded to the latest version of Blackboard Learn™, Service Pack 10, over Christmas break.  Nearly 640 institutions as well as over 600 educators and nearly 600 students contributed to the development of this latest release of Blackboard.  Many existing features have been improved and some exciting new features added to Blackboard. Here is an overview of tools that you can expect to be using soon: New Content Editor: The new Content Editor vastly improves the user experience for formatting text, pasting content… Continue Reading

Blackboard Mobile Conversion Delayed

The conversion to individual pay has been delayed till the week of September 17, 2012, no exact date set as of September 11, 2012.  Once enabled, anyone wanting to use Blackboard Mobile will be required to pay $2/year or $6 for perpetual once the app is launched and can access UNMC’s blackboard content.  The exact mechanism has not been provided yet.  UNMC will update this as soon as it goes live.