September 2018 Posts

Break-up with Social Media

Posted: September 28, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

Break-up with Social Media

By: Katie Petersen It’s 1950, your grandparents are courting each other around town and splitting a milkshake at an old cafe. Can you fathom the idea that they found each other because they attended the same church and their families had been friends for years - or maybe they were in the same grade in school? They didn’t swipe right on an iPhone app or stumble across each other’s Twitter feed. Sure, they had arguments and their relationship was tested, but never because of...

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By: Katie Petersen

Category: Psychology, General

5 Apps for Productivity

Posted: September 25, 2018 3:15:00 PM CDT

5 Apps for Productivity

Whether you’re an online or on-campus student, you’re probably studying wherever you can, when you can. This also means you may encounter a fair amount of distractions. To help, the University of Nebraska at Kearney has compiled a list of the top apps of 2018 to help with your productivity. This list focuses on apps that are compatible on multiple platforms and/or in web browsers. Evernote Suite Evernote is an app ideal for practically anyone. It offers a suite of productivity...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Professional Communication Series: 7 Tips for Emailing Professors and Professionals

Posted: September 12, 2018 1:00:00 PM CDT

Professional Communication Series: 7 Tips for Emailing Professors and Professionals

Whether you’re in college, the professional workplace, or both, chances are you need to use email as a primary form of communication. Students who email professors, along with new and seasoned professionals who email supervisors and colleagues, can all benefit from best practice tips. Not only can you build up your professional communication skills, but you also ensure your emails are as effective as possible for what you need to accomplish. Follow these email tips from the University...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

How to Be Successful in an Interview

Posted: September 7, 2018 12:00:00 PM CDT

How to Be Successful in an Interview

By Kennedy Kluthe Are you preparing to receive a big scholarship or land your dream job? Typically, part of the process to reach these achievements includes an interview. The interview is the first time that you will be seen off paper and as a real person. The interview is often viewed as the “make it or break it” point in the selection process. In order for you to get your big scholarship or dream job, consider following these five easy steps. 1. Practice Your Handshake Imagine...

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By: Kennedy Kluthe

Category: Psychology, General

Online Reading Master’s Degree Promotes Literacy for All

Posted: September 5, 2018 3:00:00 PM CDT

Online Reading Master’s Degree Promotes Literacy for All

Empowering teachers, students, and leaders to help make literacy possible for everyone is the purpose of International Literacy Day, held September 8—and it’s also the foundation of the online Reading PK-12 master’s degree at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Improving literacy often starts in the classroom, where credentialed teachers in Reading PK-12 can identify where, how, and why students may be struggling with reading. They then facilitate instructional strategies...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General