June 2019 Posts

A Passion for Positive Impact

Posted: June 28, 2019 3:10:00 PM CDT

A Passion for Positive Impact

Jazzmyn Martin makes the trek each day from Elm Creek, NE to the UNK campus to come to a job she loves. Completing her own Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies and Master of Science in Education in Higher Education Student Affairs, she knew she wanted to work at UNK and help other students pursue their educational goals. As a full-time employee, mom of two, and wife, Martin keeps herself busy. Drawing from the inspiration of her own experience as a student at UNK, Martin wants to...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

VidGrid videos for Canvas Assignments

Posted: June 26, 2019 11:52:00 AM CDT

VidGrid videos for Canvas Assignments

There are two ways to have a student turn in a VidGrid video for a Canvas Assignment.  They can turn in the link to the video or embed the video in the submission. Make sure you include “Text Entry” or “Website URL” as a submission type when you create the assignment.  To turn in a previously recorded VidGrid video as an assignment, do the following steps. To have them turn in the assignment as a link, Open video in VidGrid Click on the “share”...

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By: ITS

Category: Information Technology Services

Enhance the Way You Teach Music

Posted: June 24, 2019 3:57:00 PM CDT

Enhance the Way You Teach Music

Music Education has been correlated to other academic achievements within the school system. According to the National Association for Music Education, a group of first graders saw an increase in their reading and math skills dramatically after participating in a specialized music class. It is dually noted that music education is key to the development of the brain and overall enhances a student’s learning capability. For teachers, it is important to enhance their skill set to teach...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Online Degrees for Working Fathers

Posted: June 14, 2019 11:15:00 AM CDT

Online Degrees for Working Fathers

Many describe it as the most difficult but rewarding job they will ever have. As Father’s Day quickly approaches, we want to take a moment to celebrate a few of our University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus students who also double as dads. These students admit that being a student, parent, and employee is not an easy task. Due to the flexibility of online education, they are able to be successful in many areas of their life while achieving their educational goals. Pursuing his...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus