University of Nebraska at Kearney Blog

How We Are Improving the Online Learning Experience

Posted: January 15, 2019 3:40:00 PM CST

How We Are Improving the Online Learning Experience

Times are changing in online learning. With technology becoming more affordable, the University of Nebraska at Kearney is able to offer a higher, more personal way to deliver education to online students. Tim Bartling, Assistant Director of eCampus, is leading the way for UNK in the development of online learning. We asked Tim what he has done so far in this ever-evolving industry: What do you look for when implementing new technology for online learning? The first thing I look at, before...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: eCampus, General

Resource Recap for Starting a New Semester

Posted: January 8, 2019 11:55:00 AM CST

Resource Recap for Starting a New Semester

Getting back into the mindset of studying after the holiday break—or heading back to school as a non-traditional student—can be a bit overwhelming. We looked back at the study tips and resources on our blog at the University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus to help you ease into the new year and semester.  Getting StartedMany students are nervous about starting a new semester of courses. Staying calm is usually easier said than done, but there are some tips that can help....

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

How to Reach Your Resolution

Posted: January 2, 2019 3:10:00 PM CST

How to Reach Your Resolution

No matter how determined we are, our resolutions from January are typically forgotten by March. And in many cases, the decision to make the change was almost as challenging as trying to achieve it, especially with a major goal like going back to school. Although there are always reasons to push this resolution aside, there’s also a way to balance it with everything else in your life in 2019—an online program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. So what does it take to...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

NEW: Online M.S. in Long-Term Care Management

Posted: December 20, 2018 10:45:00 AM CST

NEW: Online M.S. in Long-Term Care Management

 The need for healthcare professionals is continuing to grow in response to societal needs throughout the nation. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans 65 years of age and older will more than double by the year 2060, from 46 million to 98 million—increasing the urgency for more long-term healthcare facilities and professionals who can effectively manage them. To address this need, the University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering a fully online...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

A Year in Review

Posted: December 13, 2018 9:45:00 AM CST

A Year in Review

Looking back on the year helps us reflect on achievements and consider what’s coming up next. The eCampus office is pleased to highlight a few of the accomplishments and advancements in online and blended teaching and learning at the University of Nebraska at Kearney this year. In collaboration with many others on campus, including faculty and staff from multiple colleges and offices, we’ve taken big strides in extending UNK’s impact and reach in 2018. PROGRAM...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Snapshot of Spring Semester

Posted: December 4, 2018 3:00:00 PM CST

Snapshot of Spring Semester

Look ahead, whether starting or continuing at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This December, aside from the holiday break, the date you may be focused on is the last day of Fall 2018 classes. But as the semester winds down, there are still some important dates to remember for next year. In the midst of studying for finals or preparing for the break, you can use this information to stay organized for spring. Currently Enrolled Students Enrolling in online courses—For those of you...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

5 Health Tips You Need to Know About Today

Posted: November 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

5 Health Tips You Need to Know About Today

By: Justine Bauer Staying up on health news can be hard, so here are five of the tips and trick you need to start living a healthier lifestyle today. 1. Make the time to write a thank you. Your mom has always to told you to write a thank you to your Great-Aunt Gertrude for giving you a sweater on your birthday you know that you will never wear. While your mom was trying to make you into a good person, she was also looking out for your mental health, as well as Great-Aunt Gertrude’s....

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By: Justine Bauer

Category: General, Psychology

How to Stick to Your Study Plan During the Holidays

Posted: November 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM CST

How to Stick to Your Study Plan During the Holidays

Learn the best ways to enjoy the holidays while staying on schedule with your online courses. The upcoming holiday season should be a time of fun and family, parties and potlucks, shopping and baking—but what about studying? As an online student, it’s easy to become distracted this time of year as holiday gatherings and events are often more appealing than studying for your tests. But as the semester winds down, it’s important to stay on track. The University of Nebraska at...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

Online MBA Supports Military Students

Posted: November 13, 2018 1:00:00 PM CST

Online MBA Supports Military Students

Noel Palmer is taking big strides to make the Master of Business Administration program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney more accessible to those in the military. Starting in the spring, the Generalist Track of the MBA program can be completed entirely at a distance—meeting needs for military service members and their families who need to continue toward their degree no matter their location. Palmer is the MBA program director and associate professor of management at UNK. With a...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Day in the Life of an Online Student

Posted: November 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

Day in the Life of an Online Student

Every online student has a story to tell—about balancing family schedules, jobs, or other commitments to reach the degree they’ve dreamed about. For Lindsey Christman, balance and prioritization are helping her succeed in her three main responsibilities: parenting, work, and online education. Christman, a wife and the mother of two young sons, works for Cornerstone Bank in St. Edward, Nebraska, where her position is based around customer service to open new accounts, process...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

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