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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

Staying Motivated for Summer Classes

Posted: June 7, 2019 2:30:00 PM CDT

Staying Motivated for Summer Classes

Do you have trouble staying motivated for Summer courses? You’re not alone… It’s easier to refresh your social media accounts every ten minutes hoping for new posts or to start that Netflix show you’ve been telling yourself will be binge worthy. You have to remember that the deadlines for your assignments aren’t going to change, and those distractions will still be there when the work is done. The ability of a student to get motivated to study can have a large...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: eCampus, General

Studying the Past, Leading the Future

Posted: May 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM CDT

Studying the Past, Leading the Future

Dr. Jeff Wells is not a new face at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of History, but he is moving into a new role. Wells arrived at UNK in 2014 and recently gained the title of department chair. Originally from Joplin, Missouri, he received his bachelor’s degree from Missouri Southern State University, master’s degree from Missouri State University and Ph.D. from Texas Christian University, all in history. In addition to his duties on campus and in the community,...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: Natural and Social Sciences, eCampus, General

Understanding people through an online sociology degree

Posted: May 10, 2019 12:30:00 PM CDT

Understanding people through an online sociology degree

The study of sociology—the scientific methods that shed light on why humans behave the way they do—can help solve problems and enact positive change for individuals and societies. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, an online B.S. in Sociology and an online Minor in Sociology are available to prepare students for careers that utilize this field of expertise. Suzanne Maughan, chair of the Department of Sociology at UNK, has a passion for both teaching sociology and doing...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Top 7 Factors When Choosing an Online Graduate Program

Posted: May 3, 2019 12:00:00 PM CDT

Top 7 Factors When Choosing an Online Graduate Program

No matter how long it’s been since you finished your bachelor’s degree, pursuing a graduate program is a big decision. How do you pick the right degree for your rising career as well as your budget, schedule and experience you need as a graduate student?    The University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus offers some insight about what you should consider as you shop for online graduate programs and make a decision. Delivery Format – Is the program offered fully...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Online Criminal Justice Degree More Attainable Than Ever

Posted: April 26, 2019 3:25:00 PM CDT

Online Criminal Justice Degree More Attainable Than Ever

The criminal justice profession is increasingly in the spotlight, attracting those with a variety of career goals who have the same mission in mind—to serve and protect the people in the community where they live. Education is critical to enter the field, and the University of Nebraska at Kearney is making a degree in this area more feasible to achieve. More Opportunities UNK’s online B.S. in Criminal Justice prepares students for careers at the local, state or federal level...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

Day in the Life of a Communications Professional

Posted: April 19, 2019 2:45:00 PM CDT

Day in the Life of a Communications Professional

Communication is the heart of any organization. The ability to communicate information accurately, clearly and as intended, is a skill and something that should be the focal point of any organization’s core values. It is a two-way process that requires both sending and receiving information but more importantly, developing a shared understanding of the information. It is an active process that Rosanna Vail, Communications Assistant with eCampus at the University of Nebraska at Kearney,...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: eCampus, General

5 Common Study Mistakes in Online Courses

Posted: April 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

5 Common Study Mistakes in Online Courses

How do you study smarter in online courses when balancing school, work and family—and when diligence and planning don’t seem like enough to excel? The University of Nebraska at Kearney sheds light on some of the common study mistakes in online courses. Here’s what you can do as an online student to avoid the pitfalls. Mistake #1: Holding back your questions If you need clarification about your upcoming exam or paper, it’s likely your fellow students have similar...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Enhancing the Graduate Student Experience

Posted: April 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM CDT

Enhancing the Graduate Student Experience

For almost 20 years, Dr. Mark Ellis has been involved in graduate studies in the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Department of History—from teaching over 300 graduate students and advising 54 master’s theses to serving as chair of graduate programs and his department. Now, as UNK’s new dean of graduate studies, he’s working to ensure that all graduate students receive a high-quality degree and the best experience along the way. In celebration of Graduate and...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

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