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How to connect students in one class, from two lecture halls

Speakers from Rutgers University will lead a UB Tech 2020 session on a project that uses videoconference technology to link two lecture halls on different campuses.

Creating a shared research center

Research space and equipment need not be owned by specific departments or researchers. Here's how Texas Tech University manages its shared spaces.

Leaving lectures behind

University of Nebraska professors share tips for moving to emporium-style learning in their UB Tech® session, "Rethinking Visual Communication Curriculum: The Success of an Emporium-Style Teaching Model."

Getting stakeholder support to build an esports program

This UB Tech session focuses on how to engage support from multiple campus departments, whose staffers will be integral in securing physical space, building tech infrastructure, coordinating professional development for coaches, and engaging in advocacy to promote competitive esports on campus.

Sound quality: A must for educational video

UB Tech 2020 speaker Ian Wilkinson on how to create high-quality sound in educational videos—including the single best thing to do to improve the audio quality of their content

Student technology ambassadors get lesson in international collaboration

Learn about the student-run computer repair center at Valencia College in Orlando, the topic of a UB Tech 2020 session. Students fix devices for any member of the college community for free and have worked with peers at a university in Paris on artificial intelligence and other IT projects.

The promise of blockchain and its impact on higher education

Primavera De Filippi, an internationally recognized authority on the challenges and opportunities of blockchains and other decentralized online technologies, will deliver the UB Tech 2020 keynote address.

How to make online learning more engaging

Jason Webb, a UB Tech® speaker, is helping more professors create interactive videos for online classes as coronavirus fears intensify.

How colleges can leverage technology to promote faculty collaboration

Instructional Technologist Tim Van Norman and ESL Professor Brent Warner of Irvine Valley College will present at UB Tech® 2020.

IT risk management: Is your WISP policy document up to date?

Colleges and universities are facing a constant onslaught of new risk as well as a growing number of compliance laws and regulatory mandates. That’s why keeping the Written Information Security Program policy document up to date is important for protecting all data, says UB guest columnist and UB Tech featured speaker Nicholas M. Tella, director of information security at Johnson & Wales U.

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