Participate in our Fall 2019 pilot: InteDashboard™️ online Team-Based Learning platform

  Come to learn about how to participate in our Fall 2019 pilot of InteDashboard™️ online Team-Based Learning platform. InteDashboard™️. It automates the administration process: reducing the time taken to create and administer tests, instantly grades tests, and reflects student performance. Students learn better with immediate feedback and clarification and remain engaged with the interactive […]

Instructional Design for Fort Worth MD

The Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) employs instructional designers with expertise in a wide range of instructional solutions, from the traditional to the cutting edge. We are committed to these core goals: Recommending sustainable teaching strategies and educational technology choices that are realistic, scalable, and support your learning objectives. Providing the practical experience necessary for […]

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Instructor Training for Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor: Prevent Cheating During Exams

This session will include an in-depth training on both LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor – highlighting enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use. The webinar is ideal for instructors new to either application, and for anyone who wants a refresher. LockDown Browser is a custom browser that prevents digital cheating […]

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Assessment and Test Question brown bag lunches

Do you want help writing your quiz or exam questions? Do you have questions about your questions? Come and join your peers and Dr. Kim Meyer, Director of the Center for Innovative Learning and Assistant Professor, for a brown bag lunch to improve existing questions and write new questions for your tests and quizzes. Bring […]

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Basic Strategy for Formative Assessment

Tools for Formative Assessment Basic Strategy Concept Mapping Concept maps are drawings or diagrams used to help students organize and represent knowledge of a subject. Concept maps begin with a main idea (or concept) and then branch out to show how that main idea can be broken down into specific topics. Student-Generated Test Question Students […]

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Rationale for Formative Assessment

Tools for Formative Assessment Why would you use it? Concept Mapping This activity provides an observable action of the student’s patterns of understanding related to a central idea or concept. Concept mapping serves several purposes: Helps students brainstorm and generate new ideas Encourages students to discover new concepts and the propositions that connect them Allows […]

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Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure testing solution that is now available at UNTHSC for use in face-to-face classes to enhance the integrity and security of tests delivered in Canvas. environment within Canvas. LockDown Browser is a software program that functions as a web browser that prevents students from navigating away from the testing screen. […]

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Critical Thinking, Assessment and Motivation with Ron Carriveau, Ph.D.

Join the Center for Innovative Learning as we meet and talk assessment Dr. Ron Carriveau on January 12 and 27. Pre-registration is required. Lunch is included in this session. Ronald Carriveau earned his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Arizona. He has extensive experience in outcomes, assessment, and standards development as a consultant, […]

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Using PeerWise to Engage Students

  PeerWise is an online repository of multiple-choice questions that are created, answered, rated and discussed by students. Typically, at the beginning of a term, a course using PeerWise begins with an empty repository. This grows gradually as the course progresses and students author and contribute relevant questions. All activity remains anonymous to students, however […]

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Assessment Resources

The most fundamental question that an assessment effort seeks to answer, whether on the course-level or program-level is: are your students learning what you intend? Assessment is therefore focused on learning outcomes and looks at teaching and decisions that teachers make as contributions to student learning. The following resources will help you make informed decisions […]