Category Archives: Educational Technology

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, with an #HourofCode

The Hour of Code initiative is in celebration of Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13 each year. 180+ countries are participating in The Hour of Code initiative this year. Anyone can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are … Continue reading

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Submit Info to UK Bookstore about Your Required Class Materials

The Provost recently sent out a reminder about submitting information about required class materials to the UK Bookstore. This information is transferred into the UK Class Schedule for the appropriate term, allowing for student enrollees to see what is required … Continue reading

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Update on the myUK: GPS (Graduation Planning System) project

An update from Don Witt, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management on how APEX is being replaced with a new interactive system: The University of Kentucky Office of Enrollment Management, in partnership with UK Analytics & Technologies and various campus partners, … Continue reading

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Important Mid-Term Grading Information for Instructors Teaching Undergraduates at UK

This just in from Enrollment Management: Important Mid-Term Grading Information for Instructors of Undergraduate Students at UK The window for mid-term grading has opened and will remain open until 11:59pm, Friday, 23 October, however, technical assistance will only be available until … Continue reading

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Just-in-Time Information Literacy – online course with open enrollment from UK Libraries

This just in from UK Libraries via CELT: UK Librarians have created a new self-paced Information Literacy course, available in Canvas.  Anyone affiliated with UK can enroll: https://uk.instructure.com/enroll/HFM8FK Instructors may want to refer students to this short course to supplement … Continue reading

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Happy K Week! Download the K Week mobile app

This just in from Lauren Goodpaster, Director, Office of New Student & Family Programs, Student Affairs: Hello Campus Partners, On behalf of New Student and Family Programs, I just wanted to say Happy K Week- it’s finally here!  We could … Continue reading

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Launching Student Success Initiatives for Fall 2016

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller, Director, Office of Retention & Student Success: In Fall 2015, as part of the First Year Experience’s “The Blueprint”, UK will offer Student Success Workshops to all new and returning students.  These free, hour-long … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Update Key Information on Your Syllabus: New Contact Info for DRC and New Senate Rule on Plagiarism

A reminder for all of you who are updating your syllabus for this fall: New staff and new offices for the Disability Resource Center (DRC) – be sure and include the following contact information on your syllabus: corner of Rose … Continue reading

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Add a New Tool in your Student Success Toolkit! Read&Write Gold available free to all students, staff and faculty at UK

Looking for some tools for creative studying techniques as you encourage your students to achieve higher standards in your classes? Looking for some visual-oral-verbal communication strategies to support better critical reading and scholarly writing by your students? Then start thinking … Continue reading

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