Education Technology Collaboration (ETC)

Nebraska Canvas Users Group Conference

Mark your calendars for the third annual Nebraska Canvas Users Conference. Date: Friday, July 26, 2019 Time: TBA (past conferences have been 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Location: University of Nebraska Lincoln, College of Business, 730 N 14th Street Cost: $40, but registration will be waved for presenters In addition to attending, please consider submitting a proposal: Call for Presenters

The Now and Next of Learning and Technology Campus Conversations Presentation

Join us as David Kelly, Executive Director of The eLearning Guild, presents The Now and Next of Learning and Technology on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Technology continues to advance at breakneck speeds, which is shifting how we learn in our daily lives. Today’s educators face the challenge of staying ahead of this curve, tracking these new technologies, and keeping an eye on how these changes… Continue Reading

January 2019 Monthly Meeting

The January 3rd ETC Interest Group will not meet in order for the members to attend the UNMC’s Faculty Development “One-and-Done Stack Day Sessions” on January 10th. All three sessions have content of particular interest to ETC members: Session 1 – Putting learners in the driver’s seat: how personalized learning steers students and trainees to greater competency Session 2 – Old way, meet new way:… Continue Reading

New Academic Technologies Blog Available

IT Academic Technologies has created a blog to keep UNMC faculty and staff apprised of products and important notifications about existing educational tools. Articles currently available include Canvas and learning environment updates, new educational tools such as VidGrid, and more. Access and subscribe to the blog https://info.unmc.edu/academic-technologies/. Subscribe today!

Canvas Update Fall 2018

At the September 4 ETC meeting, Julie Gregg and Melissa Diers presented what they learned about Canvas when they attended InstructureCon, the annual Canvas conference, in July. They covered recent feature releases and upcoming Canvas X beta projects including Quizzes.Next and Nudge, analytics, and Canvas Catalog. View the PowerPoint Review the minutes with answers to the questions asked during the discussion

Meet & Greet

Meet us for an I.A.E. ETC Interest Group Meet & Greet. Light refreshments will be served. TIME: 4:00-6:00 p.m. DATE: Thursday, October 5, 2018 LOCATION: McGoogan Library, Wittson Hall, room 8011

Plan to attend the Women AdvanceIT October 2nd & 3rd

Plan to attend the Women AdvanceIT Conference. There are four conference tracks: Leadership Women in I.T. Diversity Emerging Tech Though the name of the conference might lead you to believe the attendance is exclusive to women, everyone is encouraged to attend. LOCATION: Nebraska Innovation Campus 2021 Transformation Dr, Lincoln, NE 68508 REGISTER: https://cehs25.unl.edu/ccp/itlead/index.php

Register for the Nebraska Canvas Users Conference

August 3, 2018 8:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m. Midland University 900 N. Clarkson Street Fremont, Nebraska 68025 Whether you are a beginner, superuser, or prospective Canvas user, you’re invited to join us for our second Nebraska Canvas Conference! We’re planning to pack the agenda with awesome sessions from educators, trailblazers, and experts in both Higher Education and K12. There will be a separate track for… Continue Reading

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