Currently active faculty/staff development workshop series
Canvas Clinic is a 16-session workshop dedicated to covering the main features of Canvas beginning in September 2022, and continuing through April of 2023. In each session, the Division of Academic Innovation (DAI) covers the basic and intermediate details of Canvas features. Participants who attend 12 or more sessions will receive a Canvas Clinic badge and certificate. Enroll here for Canvas Clinic course. Once enrolled click the home page schedule tab to view and register for the individual Canvas Clinic sessions.
AHSE is a monthly workshop series dedicated to best practices in learning and education in the health sciences. AHSE will encourage all faculty to develop in themselves and in their colleagues’ excellence in facilitating learning at all stages of education from classrooms and labs to practice and research. The AHSE will foster a culture of educational excellence that values diversity. Continuing education credits can be claimed for attendance at many of our AHSE sessions. AHSE sessions will be posted on the DAI Events Calendar.
The AME is a year-round, weekly, 2-hour, Wednesday morning dedicated workshop series for faculty and staff that teach in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UNT Health Science Center. Topics for each session are identified by an internal needs assessment and emphasize best practices in medical education. Continuing education credits can be claimed for attendance at many of our AME sessions. AME sessions are held from 8-10 a.m. in LIB 400 of the Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library.
Coffee & Course Design is a periodic open-door HSC faculty opportunity to come get one-on-one assistance with impromptu course design issues. Typically offered Mondays in the first month of each new semester, at least two DAI instructional designers are available for assistance.
Currently active faculty/staff development self-paced courses
Preparing to Teach Online (PTTO) is a self-paced, required training for faculty teaching online for the first time as per the UNTHSC Distance Education Policy. Starting from September 10th, 2021, participants can claim continuing education credit after completing all the assessments and meeting the minimum requirement of this course. To enroll in the PTTO course, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course covers the essentials of Canvas you need to know as an instructor, from learning your way around the Canvas interface to using Canvas tools. To enroll in this course, contact email@example.com.
This course provides guidance for using the more advanced features of Canvas, as well as a variety of third party tools that are available for use within Canvas. To enroll in this course, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course is a required training for teaching assistants at UNT Health Science Center that trains and prepares them for the experience of being a TA.