November 2017 Posts

What Is a Proctor?

Posted: November 29, 2017 11:00:00 AM CST

What Is a Proctor?

In online courses, sometimes preparing for an exam takes more than a review of the material. If your course requires a proctored exam, an approved proctor must verify that your test is administered under the appropriate conditions for academic integrity and the instructor’s specifications.  See the following FAQ from the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) for an overview of the test proctoring process: How do I know if I need a proctor? Check the syllabus of your online course...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Gratitude in Graduate Education

Posted: November 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM CST

Gratitude in Graduate Education

With the season of gratitude upon us, I find myself reflecting on the many reasons to be thankful for what we do at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK). Although there are countless contributions from UNK that make a difference for students and communities, I will highlight a handful that I find particularly meaningful in graduate education. It opens the door to a dream career, not just a job. My own graduate education has impacted me personally and professionally. For me, it was...

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By: Kenya Taylor

Category: eCampus, General

UNK Launches B.A. in History Online

Posted: November 16, 2017 1:00:00 PM CST

UNK Launches B.A. in History Online

Some say history repeats itself. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), it’s more about taking a program that works well and extending it to more students who need it. Starting next spring, UNK’s existing on-campus Bachelor of Arts in History degree will also be available in a fully online format. Undergraduate students with a passion for the past can study history online through UNK while remaining in their local communities. UNK’s Department of History is no...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Celebrating Strides in Distance Learning

Posted: November 6, 2017 12:00:00 PM CST

Celebrating Strides in Distance Learning

This week is National Distance Learning Week—a time to celebrate the accomplishments of our online students and the great strides in distance learning that support their success. I am pleased to recognize a few points of pride that have led the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) to excel in online learning. I am proud of program development for students who are unable to come to campus. Online programs have made it possible for UNK to extend its reach beyond the Central Nebraska...

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By: Gloria Vavricka

Category: General, eCampus