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

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

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

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