University of Nebraska at Kearney Blog

Canvas_Studetn Context Card

Posted: June 26, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Canvas_Studetn Context Card

You can click a student's name anywhere in Canvas to view a summary of the student's progress in the course. Context cards do not apply outside a course, such as in the Conversations Inbox. Student context cards provide insights and context about the student. Context cards are meant to be a simplified overview of a student’s progress. The context is generated from grades in the Gradebook and standard page view and participation activity in course analytics. Mobile data is not...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Zoom In-Meeting Controls

Posted: June 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Zoom In-Meeting Controls

Host controls or in-meeting controls, allow you as the host to control various aspects of a Zoom meeting, such as managing the participants.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: General, Information Technology Services

UNK Launches Online B.S. in Applied Health Sciences

Posted: June 3, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Launches Online B.S. in Applied Health Sciences

Starting this fall, professionals with associate degrees in health-related fields will have the opportunity to advance in their careers online at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Essential Tips for Using the Mac Finder Efficiently

Posted: May 8, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Essential Tips for Using the Mac Finder Efficiently

The Finder is a classic Mac system component that's ever-present on your desktop, ready to help you find and organize your documents, media, folders, and other files. It's the smiling icon known as the Happy Mac logo on your Dock and includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Five Ways to Celebrate Your Virtual Graduation

Posted: May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM CDT

Five Ways to Celebrate Your Virtual Graduation

Class of Spring 2020, you are making history. Now, as your final semester comes to an end in an unexpected way, here are five ways to celebrate your virtual graduation:

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

Excel Pivot Table

Posted: April 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Excel Pivot Table

Use a PivotTable to summarize, analyze, explore, and present summary data.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: General, Information Technology Services

Transforming Lives as a Librarian

Posted: April 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT

Transforming Lives as a Librarian

Stephanie Dannehl discovered a love for reading at a young age, thanks in part to her local librarian. Today, she has transformed her passion into an inspirational career.

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Embed VidGrid videos in Canvas

Posted: April 22, 2020 8:44:00 AM CDT

Embed VidGrid videos in Canvas

Students and faculty are able to embed VidGrid videos directly to any Canvas Content area – also, called rich text area. Canvas has content area in Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Syllabus, and Quizzes.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Developing Your Plan from a Distance

Posted: April 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM CDT

Developing Your Plan from a Distance

If you are experiencing new or added stress during this time, it can be comforting to focus on tasks that are in your control. Developing an academic plan, for example, will allow you to focus on your future and the steps you will take to achieve your academic goals. Here’s some advice on how to develop your plan from a distance:

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

Empowering Online Students at UNK

Posted: April 9, 2020 9:30:00 AM CDT

Empowering Online Students at UNK

Stephanie Clinch, online program coordinator at eCampus, shares about her position and her passion for empowering students in online programs at UNK:

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

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