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Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education News

The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is comprised of general education, online education, academic program assessment, advising practice, and retention, progression, and completion initiatives.

Current Undergraduate Education News

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Campus News | January 29, 2019

Just how usable are your handouts, videos, and Canvas course postings? New Office of Accessibility Resources helps ensure your digital communication can be understood by all.

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Campus News | January 29, 2019

A lesson in the challenges people with disabilities face has turned Philip Voorhees into a leader for higher education.

People | November 13, 2018

Thanks to a new online bachelor's degree in urban studies, Miranda Barrie has been able to work, travel, campaign, and study on her own terms.

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People | September 7, 2018

Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.

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People | July 11, 2018

Bill Speer, director of UNLV’s Math Learning Center, earns a national lifetime achievement award with his forward-looking approach to teaching math.

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Research | August 9, 2016

The office of undergraduate research helps UNLV students learn, grow, and shine.

Undergraduate Education In The News

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March 14, 2016

Perhaps this was on your mind this morning when you were getting ready for work: Pressure-induced Tetrahedral to Orthombic Phase Transition in MgF2.

Recent Undergraduate Education Accomplishments

May 1, 2019
William R. Speer (Mathematics Learning Center) recently presented a talk on "Successful Transition to College Readiness through Collaboration with and Cooperation of Stakeholders" at the World Future Forum held at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago last month. 
April 30, 2019
Kristina Schmid and Eddie Gomez (both Online Education) and Peter McCandless (Math Learning Center) published "How to Create Engaging Educational Videos with a Lightboard" in The Teaching Professor.  The article provides an overview of the process the UNLV office of online education has developed for recording lightboard videos, as well as best...
March 30, 2019
William R. Speer (Math Learning Center) was honored this month as the recipient of the James W. Heddens Distinguished Service Award presented by the Research Council on Mathematics Learning at the 46th annual meeting of the organization at University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
February 13, 2019
Chyna Miller (Mathematics Learning Center) and Matthew Bernacki, formerly of UNLV and now with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, recently had a paper published for a special issue on self-regulated learning (SRL) in the Journal of High Ability Studies. In the article titled, "Training Preparatory Mathematics Students to be High...
July 20, 2017
The Academic Assessment Website (Academic Assessment) has been selected by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) as the featured website for July. The NILOA featured website is a service intended to point others to promising practices in innovative and transparent online communication of student learning outcomes...