March 2020 Posts

5 Online Course Tips and Tricks for Students

Posted: March 30, 2020 11:30:00 AM CDT

5 Online Course Tips and Tricks for Students

  Whether you are a seasoned pro or completely new to online courses, I will be sharing some tips from the student perspective on how to get started and crush your online courses for the rest of this semester. I am by no means a pro, but here are some things that I have learned along the way! 1. Beat deadlines and read your syllabus Beating deadlines can be scary and knowing that you don't have anyone telling you when something is due can lead to a serious problem. Here is how I...

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: eCampus, General

Keep Teaching and Learning with Zoom

Posted: March 19, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Keep Teaching and Learning with Zoom

Campus interruptions can happen for a variety of reasons, from inclement weather to widespread outbreaks of illness. You can Keep Teaching and Learning with Zoom. Zoom is a cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings for the classroom and office, group messaging and screen-sharing experience into one easy-to-use platform. Everyone with a UNK email address has a Zoom account. Use your UNK credentials to log in. When you sign into Zoom, you MUST select "Sign in with SSO"Zoom Beginning...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Supporting College Student Success

Posted: March 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

Supporting College Student Success

Student affairs professionals must demonstrate a range of expertise to offer the support and encouragement that college students need. Those who have the greatest impact in the field, however, also recognize and employ strategies that empower students to thrive in a college setting and beyond. UNK’s online M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs equips current and aspiring professionals with the knowledge and skills that are key to effectively supporting college students toward...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Social Work Month 2020: Generations Strong

Posted: March 5, 2020 9:30:00 AM CST

Social Work Month 2020: Generations Strong

Social work is one of the fastest-growing professions of the twenty-first century. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is expected to grow at a much faster rate than other occupations over the next ten years. Every March, a spotlight is placed on social workers during National Professional Social Work Month. This celebration provides the opportunity to highlight the important contributions that are made by social workers within our society. This year’s theme for...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General