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A Year in Review

Posted: December 13, 2018 9:45:00 AM CST

A Year in Review

Looking back on the year helps us reflect on achievements and consider what’s coming up next. The eCampus office is pleased to highlight a few of the accomplishments and advancements in online and blended teaching and learning at the University of Nebraska at Kearney this year. In collaboration with many others on campus, including faculty and staff from multiple colleges and offices, we’ve taken big strides in extending UNK’s impact and reach in 2018. PROGRAM...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Snapshot of Spring Semester

Posted: December 4, 2018 3:00:00 PM CST

Snapshot of Spring Semester

Look ahead, whether starting or continuing at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This December, aside from the holiday break, the date you may be focused on is the last day of Fall 2018 classes. But as the semester winds down, there are still some important dates to remember for next year. In the midst of studying for finals or preparing for the break, you can use this information to stay organized for spring. Currently Enrolled Students Enrolling in online courses—For those of you...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

How to Stick to Your Study Plan During the Holidays

Posted: November 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM CST

How to Stick to Your Study Plan During the Holidays

Learn the best ways to enjoy the holidays while staying on schedule with your online courses. The upcoming holiday season should be a time of fun and family, parties and potlucks, shopping and baking—but what about studying? As an online student, it’s easy to become distracted this time of year as holiday gatherings and events are often more appealing than studying for your tests. But as the semester winds down, it’s important to stay on track. The University of Nebraska at...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

Online MBA Supports Military Students

Posted: November 13, 2018 1:00:00 PM CST

Online MBA Supports Military Students

Noel Palmer is taking big strides to make the Master of Business Administration program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney more accessible to those in the military. Starting in the spring, the Generalist Track of the MBA program can be completed entirely at a distance—meeting needs for military service members and their families who need to continue toward their degree no matter their location. Palmer is the MBA program director and associate professor of management at UNK. With a...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Day in the Life of an Online Student

Posted: November 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

Day in the Life of an Online Student

Every online student has a story to tell—about balancing family schedules, jobs, or other commitments to reach the degree they’ve dreamed about. For Lindsey Christman, balance and prioritization are helping her succeed in her three main responsibilities: parenting, work, and online education. Christman, a wife and the mother of two young sons, works for Cornerstone Bank in St. Edward, Nebraska, where her position is based around customer service to open new accounts, process...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

Is an Administrative Role in Your Future?

Posted: November 2, 2018 11:45:00 AM CDT

Is an Administrative Role in Your Future?

Scott Steinbrook received his bachelor's degree in Business Education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1998, and went to work at Kearney High School as a substitute teacher and coach the following school year. Shortly after, a full-time teaching positioned opened up and Steinbrook is currently the Business and Physical Education teacher. In 2007 he received his master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UNK and at the time didn't really think he’d want or...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Leading the Way in Education

Posted: October 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

Leading the Way in Education

Being a leader in an educational setting doesn’t necessarily mean becoming the principal. Leadership happens at all levels, from within the classroom to overseeing an entire school district. Helping educators learn to lead is a priority at the University of Nebraska at Kearney - in fact, nearly 40 percent of the state’s principals and superintendents have earned an administrative degree from UNK. Four online graduate programs in Educational Administration focus on leadership...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

Spotlight on Dr. Michael Teahon, Educational Administration Chair

Posted: October 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

Spotlight on Dr. Michael Teahon, Educational Administration Chair

Dr. Michael Teahon, associate professor and chair of the Department of Educational Administration, has two passions: education and leadership. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, he’s found the right fit to make an even greater impact on Nebraska teachers, serving as the new chair of UNK’s online Educational Administration graduate program. Teahon is no stranger to the field or the university, having received a bachelor’s degree in math and history education from...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

How Do I Transfer? An Online Student’s Guide

Posted: October 2, 2018 4:30:00 PM CDT

How Do I Transfer? An Online Student’s Guide

Perhaps you’ve earned general education credits at a community college and now you’ve decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Or maybe you started a degree years ago and want to pick up where you left off by taking online classes while you continue to work. We know the thought of transferring college credits can be very stressful, so at the University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus, we work with transfer students on a daily basis to make the process easier. Whatever your...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, 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

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