Academic Technologies spring training opportunities


Academic Technologies will provide training opportunities through its weekly, one-hour Learning Series sessions via Zoom until the semester concludes.

  • OER Feb. 22, 2-3 p.m. – Many people have heard of open educational resources, but what is OER and how can it provide greater equity in your classes? This session will provide information about how to leverage OER and provide options about how to adopt it in your courses. Register online.

  • Canvas Best Practices Feb. 29, 9-10 a.m. – In this collaborative session, members of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Academic Technologies will teach users about best practices for Canvas from a technical and design perspective. Register online.

  • New Quizzes Question Types March 5, 10-11 a.m. – In this session, the presenter will provide a deep dive into the New Quizzes question types that are available, showing how these question types work and what they allow faculty to gain from an assessment perspective. Register online.

  • Zoom March 21, 2-3 p.m. – At this session, the presenter will cover best practices of Zoom use (including a discussion of appropriate security settings), explore how to schedule and create Zoom Webinars, and discuss how to request and use apps from the Zoom Marketplace. Register online.

  • Course Evaluation Data March 26, 10-11 a.m. – In this session, the presenter will provide data snapshots into course evaluation usage on campus. Register online.

All sessions will be recorded and made available online in the Academic Technologies shared folder on YuJa.  

Technology Tuesdays
For just-in-time support and general questions about UNL technology, Academic Technologies will be offering office hours every Tuesday this semester through May 14 from 2-4 p.m. No advance sign up is needed; just visit

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