Education Technology Collaboration (ETC)

Register for UN Campus Conversations: Teach Smarter: Maximize Your Impact in the Online Classroom

Presented by B. Jean Mandernach, Ph. D., Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching at Grand Canyon University The online classroom offers a plethora of instructional opportunities. The ubiquity of the online classroom combined with an ever-evolving list of instructional technologies, limitless educational resources and a plethora of pedagogical tasks (facilitating discussions, grading, feedback, content development, one-to-one communication, etc.) often leaves… Continue Reading

Register for UN Campus Conversations: Setting Yourself Up for Success with Open Educational Resources: Find It, Use It, Create and Share It

Presented by Kristi Jensen, Program Development Lead for eLearning Support Initiative at the University of Minnesota Libraries Open Educational Resources (OERs) have been around for almost two decades, with faculty interest growing in recent years due to new models of publishing high quality, peer reviewed open textbooks, the soaring cost of textbooks, higher education in general and a push to transform teaching and learning in… Continue Reading

Register for Insights from the EDUCAUSE-ELI Series, “VR/AR: Stepping into the New Frontier of Learning”

December 14, 2017 1:00 p.m. to 2:00p.m. EST FREE with UNMC Educause Membership REGISTER With VR and AR, we stand on the cusp of a new revolution in learning. This webinar shares insights from the EDUCAUSE Review Transforming Higher Ed Immersive Learning Series, “VR and AR: Stepping Into the New Frontier of Learning.” The series covered examples in STEM, digital humanities, storytelling and AI, medical… Continue Reading

Register to review the 2017 ECAR Findings

DATE: November 30, 2017 TIME: 12:00-1:00 p.m. CST (1:00-2:00 p.m. EST) Educause Live is offering an hour webinar to members to: Learn about current student and faculty attitudes toward and usage of technology Develop a better understanding of the needs of faculty and students to carry out their academic work Get recommendations on how to better meet the technology needs of faculty and students Faculty… Continue Reading

Register for the The Active Learning Classroom: Directions and Impacts Webinar

ELI Online Event | November 28 | Noon–3:00 p.m. (ET) Active learning spaces have become much more visible over the past several years and their contribution to the teaching and learning mission more widely recognized. But they can also represent significant financial investments, ranging from the wires and gear to the faculty support programs. Join us for “The Active Learning Classroom: Directions and Impacts,” where expert… Continue Reading

Secretary Appointment

Julie Gregg, Information Technology Instructional Designer has been appointed the position of the ETC SIG Secretary. Please thank Alissa Fial for her service this past academic year.

May Meeting

Plan to attend the Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium on May 9, 2017 in lieu of the May 4th IAE ETC Special Interest Group. Please contact Teri Hartman at if you would like to drive or join a carpool driving from Omaha to Lincoln.