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Online Boot Camp August 2016

Save the date! This August, UMKC Online is sponsoring a week long online teaching boot camp for all instructors who want to become certified to teach online at UMKC and begin the process of moving their classroom-based course to an online format.  During this intensive workshop, instructors will receive hands-on training from seasoned instructors, receive […]

Save the Date for the 2016 FaCET Fall Symposium

Mark your calendars for the 2016 FaCET (Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching) Fall Symposium! This event will take place on Thursday, August 18th, from 8:30am to 4pm. The Keynote will be held during two morning sessions and additional workshops and breakout sessions will follow lunch. Registration is free and lunch is provided. RSVPs can […]

UMSAEP (The University of Missouri South African Education Program)

For the past 30 years, The University of Missouri/South Africa Education Program (UMSAEP) has made possible a remarkable array of academic relationships between the four UM campuses and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in South Africa. Many UMKC faculty members from all academic units have received grants from the UMSAEP committee. Two categories […]

Fulbright Scholar Program Presentations

The Fulbright Scholar Program provides approximately 800 grants in more than 125 countries to support U.S. academics and researchers in a wide variety of disciplines. These individuals have established new global programs and engaged in collaborative work with colleagues around the world, including at the international community college level.  To meet the changing needs of […]

EUReka! Course Offerings

EUReka! Courses (Experiences in Undergraduate Research) offer students the opportunity to experience the excitement of discovery early in their academic career and to begin building a relationship with a faculty mentor.  EUReka classes are offered in disciplines and departments from across the university.  In a EUReka course, students might find themselves exploring how mathematical modeling […]

Online Boot Camp Returns August 2014

In the month of August, UMKC Online will be presenting another intensive one-week basic boot camp for faculty members and instructors interested in teaching online at UMKC.  Participants can look forward to learning the basic technological tools necessary for delivering an online course on Blackboard and gaining an understanding of how to effectively teach and […]

Get into Teaching Shape with Online Bootcamp!

Mark your calendars! UMKC Online is sponsoring a weeklong online teaching bootcamp for all instructors who are looking to move their classroom-based course to an online format. During the intensive workshop, instructors will receive hands-on training, become certified to teach online at UMKC, and begin the process of moving the course online. In addition, instructors […]

Faculty & Staff Survival Tips for Winter Weather

Winter is upon us! UMKC campuses were closed for two days this past week due to snow. We’ve had several days of single digit temperatures and negative wind chills, and it looks like winter weather is here to stay! Here are some tips for dealing with cold temperatures and potential weather closures: Be flexible with […]

UMKC Online Launched!

We are pleased to announce the launch of UMKC Online, a new website to serve as a focal point for online learning at UMKC! The site has a number of resources for faculty, staff and students and will help promote community discussion related to online education. Look to the website for training and learning opportunities, […]

Register Now! Instructional Technology Conference January 16

Don’t miss this year’s Instructional Technology Conference! The event focuses on next generation technology to assist instructors in teaching students, and highlights efforts to bring together innovative ways to teach and learn by those who have tested different methods in their own classrooms. The following topics will be covered: New and Innovative Technologies Teaching with […]