Next-generation learning exploration heading this way

Members of the campus community are invited to participate in a virtual Educause Learning Initiative session on the topic of Next-Generation Digital Learning Environments. UW-System’s Office of Learning Technology has donated one group session registration for UWGB. The event, “Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment: Opportunities and Challenges,” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  April 27 and 28 in MAC 137.

Next-generation learning exploration heading this way

Members of the campus community are invited to participate in a virtual Educause Learning Initiative session on the topic of Next-Generation Digital Learning Environments. UW-System’s Office of Learning Technology has donated one group session registration for UWGB. The event, titled “Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment: Opportunities and Challenges,” will be held on April 27th and 28th from 11:00am to 2:30pm. in MAC 137. Want to know more? Visit the ATS site.

The next ‘Last Lecture’: Susan Gallagher-Lepak on e-learning

Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak of Nursing is the third speaker in UW-Green Bay’s “Last Lecture Series” line-up. Gallagher-Lepak will present “E-learning: The Train has Left the Station,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 18) in the Christie Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. “Higher education has changed dramatically since UW-Green Bay began in 1965,” Gallagher-Lepak says, and “E-Learning is ubiquitous and a desired format for many learners…” For more see the news story.

Faculty note: Gallagher-Lepak and Reilly publish article on e-learning

Nursing faculty members Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Janet Reilly, in collaboration with Cheryl M. Killion from Case Western Reserve University, have published an article titled “Are Virtual Classrooms Colorblind?” in the March 15 issue of the online Journal of Professional Nursing. (It will be published in hardcopy form in the July-August 2015 issue.) The article explains that e-learning, becoming increasingly prevalent in nursing education, provides education opportunities for all students; the article explores issues of availability to students, usage, quality of e-learning and the extent to which culture has been integrated into online learning. The article also explains the format and design of E-learning that have historically been most successful.