How Technology is Reshaping Education | March 31, 2016 | 11:00 - 1:00 PM

Campus Conversations 2016


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Thursday, March 31, 2016

How Technology is Reshaping Education

Presented by Julie H. Youm, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine (UC Irvine)

Technology has opened pathways for new interactive approaches with and between students. This presentation will describe how the iMedEd Initiative at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, which began with an 1:1 iPad program, has served as a catalyst for change in various aspects of medical school curriculum. Evolving changes include a move towards flipped classroom instruction, active learning, faculty and student content creation and administrative changes to better align curriculum and educational technology. Specific examples include will highlight the role of technology such as iPads, iBooks Author and Google Glass in driving curricular innovation. 

Thursday, March 31, 2016
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
University of Nebraska Medical Center

About the Speaker

Julie H. Youm is the Director of Educational Technology at UC Irvine. Her recent work has focused on implementing effective uses of the iPad in a clinical setting through the iMedEd Initiative and working with faculty and students to explore and integrate innovative technology and pedagogy into the medical school curriculum. In addition, the iMedEd Initiative is now exploring the use of Google Glass and first-person video perspective. Youm is actively involved in research areas ranging from remote teaching in clinical scenarios to evaluation of communication and procedural skills. Youm received her PhD in Cognitive Studies in Education from Columbia University and also holds a master's degree in Instructional Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University and a master's degree in Computer Science from John Hopkins University. She was selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2015. 


About Campus Conversations

The University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, in partnership with each NU campus, co-hosts a series of talks focused on key topics related to education in the face of rapidly changing technology.

Sessions are held on their respective host campus and streamed live on the web for those who cannot attend in person. Campus Conversations are free for NU employees. 

Session Archive

Campus Conversations are recorded for on-demand viewing. See below for links to past presentations.

March 3, 2016 | University of Nebraska at Kearney
Open Educational Resources (OERs) for Online Learning
Sherri Restauri, PhD, Director of Online Learning and State Authorization, University of Alabama in Huntsville

February 23, 2016 | University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Social and Academic Integration as Important Components of Engagement in Distance and Blended Classes
Tanya Joosten, PhD, Director of eLearning and Development, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

November 4, 2016 |  University of Nebraska at Omaha
Driving Evidence-based Practices through Research Ensuring Student Success in Blended and Online Education
Tanya Joosten, PhD, Director of eLearning and Development, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

September 28, 2015 | University of Nebraska–Lincoln
New Developments in "Social Presence" Research: Implications for Online Instructional Strategies and Course Design
Aimee Whiteside, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Tampa

April 9, 2015 | University of Nebraska at Kearney
Neuroscience + Learning Research + Education Technology = Education 3.0
Jeff Borden, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Saint Leo University

March 12, 2015 | University of Nebraska at Omaha
Developing Quality Indicators for Online Learning
Kaye Shelton, PhD, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Lamar University

November 4, 2014 | University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Terms of Engagement: Understanding Student Engagement in Today's University Classroom
Elizabeth F. Barkley, Professor of Music at Foothill College, Los Altos, CA

April 24, 2014 | University of Nebraska at Kearney
Student-to-Instructor Interaction and Communication
Jill Schiefelbein, Arizona State University

February 24, 2014 | University of Nebraska at Omaha
Is Your Persona Showing? Personas and Engagement in the Online Learning Environment
Bill Phillips, PhD, Instructional Design Team Lead, University of Central Florida Center for Distributed Learning

November 12, 2013 | University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Instructional Innovations 'ROI': Assessing the Impact of Instructional and Class Changes
Charles Dziuban, PhD, Director, University of Central Florida Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness

August 23, 2013 | University of Nebraska Medical Center
The Impact of MOOCs in Higher Education

Dr. Anthony Rostain, professor of psychiatry