September 2017 Posts

Mastering Your Midterms in Online Courses

Posted: September 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM CDT

Mastering Your Midterms in Online Courses

Midterms—a word that continually strikes fear in the hearts of students, whether undergraduate or graduate, on campus or online. For many online students, midterms hit at hectic times. Between traveling for a conference, meeting tough deadlines at work, or helping kids study for their own exams, sometimes your midterm prep can take a bit of a backseat. These tips from the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) eCampus can help you keep midterms in mind as you balance studying with a...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Pursuing the American Dream through Spanish Education

Posted: September 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM CDT

Pursuing the American Dream through Spanish Education

Cecilia (Ceci) Perales’ parents moved to the United States to pursue the American Dream, hoping for a better life and education for their children. Perales decided to attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), close to her hometown of Lexington, Nebraska, where she was determined to play a role in fulfilling her parents’ dream as well as her own. As a child, Perales learned to love the Spanish language and celebrate her Mexican heritage. Going back and forth between...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

Finding Your Forte in Music Education

Posted: September 12, 2017 11:00:00 AM CDT

Finding Your Forte in Music Education

Benefits of music education are nearly endless for students of all ages in society today. Music not only encourages students to be resourceful, but also provides an outlet for creativity and individuality. For educators, music education combines two professional passions that speak volumes for student success. That’s why the University of Nebraska at Kearney offers an online Master of Arts in Education (MAE) in Music Education, which equips teachers with concepts, research, and methods...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

Returning to Learning: The Need for Teacher Education

Posted: September 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM CDT

Returning to Learning: The Need for Teacher Education

Educators know that learning is a lifelong endeavor—especially as best practices for effective teaching and learning must evolve to meet students’ needs. The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) helps educators keep current with strategies they can implement immediately in the classroom. Online teacher education programs at UNK meet a need for Nebraska’s educators by sharpening their skills in areas that are most beneficial for students—but also for their...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus