UNMC Education Technology

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/ Please rate this Rate this Post

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…. 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… 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,… Continue Reading

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 Please rate this Rate this Post

BB UNMC Information

UNMC is currently using Blackboard Release 9.1.130093.0 (SP13) Check out What’s New Blackboard will be upgraded to 9.1 SP14 or newer at the end of the Spring 2015 semester. Please rate this Rate this Post

UNMC Educause Membership

Through various programs, publications, and events, EDUCAUSE and its members contribute to thought leadership on major issues, help clarify the current environment, and highlight how emerging trends and technologies are impacting higher education. UNMC faculty and staff have access to EDUCAUSE and ELI ( Educause Learning Initiative). http://www.educause.edu/ Click login> in the upper right hand corner Click Log in Using InCommon (located under Federated Login)… Continue Reading