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Sending email messages to students from a Blackboard course

We all have our workflow preferences and places that we check to stay connected. Some prefer using Course Messages (which in our configuration won’t send the message to a student’s email, unfortunately), and others prefer using actual email service. There may be a practice compromise to accommodate both the need for convenience such as emailing…

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ACTEM Conference Sneak Peek: Scoop.it

We’re off tomorrow to Bangor, ME, to present at the annual ACTEM Conference . I am presenting with the lovely Susan Barrett Hyde on the subject of web tools for scaffolded assignments. I hope to subdivide the general scope of the presentation into several blog posts to tide me over into 2016, and I thought I’d start…

Webinar for Health Informatics

You’re Invited! New Health Informatics Webinar

New Health Informatics Webinar Announced! Curious about Health Informatics? Want to get the inside scoop? Attend the informational webinar! This coming Tuesday, October 20th from 7-8pm, learn all about the program’s structure, support resources, and industry demand – straight from UNE Online’s staff! Go to to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8391377455423394818 reserve your spot. We’re looking forward to sharing program details…

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Collaboration in Online Courses: Group Work

We often use group work in our online courses, and success varies among courses, projects, and students. Overall, our ultimate goal is organic learning, fostering an online community of learners and stimulating active participation in it. This, however, is not always achieved with a stellar consistency. Reflecting on our use of groups in courses, a…

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Kanopy Video Database

The UNE Library supplies us, faculty students and staff, with a huge quantity of learning and entertainment materials. Mostly, we think of books when we think of these materials, or the vast online databases connecting us with scholarly articles from around the world. But there’s more to the library than what you can check out or download…

Brittany Roy, center, UNE MPH candidate, 2015

Student Spotlight: Brittany Roy, MPH ’15

This August, a group of UNE students and advisors participated in an immersion experience in Ghana. Students worked alongside Ghana Health Service, community health educators and the community to provide healthcare services to the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi. Participants of the program engaged in direct health services, interprofessional collaboration, community education and academic…