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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

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

What Can You Do With an Organizational Communication Degree?

Posted: August 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

What Can You Do With an Organizational Communication Degree?

As a prospective student considering a degree in organizational communication, you may hear a common question from your family and friends: “What are you going to do after you graduate?” The answer to this question is endless. The online Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Relational Communication from the University of Nebraska at Kearney will equip you with an understanding of communication theories and skills to become a professional and ethical communicator in a rapidly...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

Welcome Back, Psychology Students!

Posted: August 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

Welcome Back, Psychology Students!

  Welcome back UNK Psychology students to the fall 2018 semester, and welcome to the UNK Psychology blog! We hope everyone is ready for a fun semester. The Psychology Club is getting ready for an exciting semester, and we hope to see you at the following upcoming events: Welcome Back picnic This is open to all UNK students, those interested in joining Psychology Club, and those who just want to get to know fellow psychology students and the professors in the department. This picnic will...

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By: Jeffrey Grummert

Category: Psychology, General

Tips for a Stress-Free Start to Fall Semester

Posted: August 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT

Tips for a Stress-Free Start to Fall Semester

Whether you’re new to college or returning for the next school year, managing stress is key to starting your semester with confidence. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, there are many services and resources to help you succeed in on-campus or online courses—but feelings of worry and stress can still creep in. Here are some ways to start your fall semester strong—and as close to stress-free as possible. Read the entire course syllabus. Your professor develops the...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

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