Upcoming Respondus Lockdown Browser Training Provided By Respondus

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use. Tuesday, June 30 at 2 pm […]

Cohort III: UNTHSC Interprofessional Education and Practice Faculty Development

Cohort III: UNTHSC Interprofessional Education and Practice Faculty Development

Interprofessional Education and Practice Faculty Development: Certificates of Recognition and Distinction – Cohort III COHOT IV: Coming in Fall 2020, save the session dates: Fridays, Sept 11 & 25, Oct 9 & 23, Nov 13 and Dec 11. To be out on the waiting list for Fall 2020, please email cil@unthsc.edu  To earn the IPEP […]

Is This Real? Simulation Interest Group

Is This Real? Simulation Interest Group

Image from news.aamc.org article “Future or Fad” Interested in Simulation? Come One Come All! We invite everyone on campus who is interested in watching, learning about, or creating any kind of simulation learning activity to join us for a monthly interest group lunch. We will discuss what we’re doing and what we’d like to create. […]

Teaching Excellence Seminar Series 2019-2020

Teaching Excellence Seminar Series 2019-2020

  4th Annual Teaching Excellence Seminar Series Quality learning begins with quality teaching. This popular seminar series is designed to provide a variety of effective teaching practices and strategies for the adult classroom to enhance your teaching skills. Topics will range from active learning to teaching with technology. Coming in September, 2019. Sign up for […]

Instructional Design for Fort Worth MD

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 […]

Teaching with Canvas Online Training Courses

Teaching with Canvas Online Training Courses

Are you teaching with Canvas for the first time? Do you need a Canvas feature refresher? Or, are you interested in exploring technology plugins within Canvas?   Introduction to Teaching with Canvas Part 1 and Part 2 are self-paced, online, and facilitated courses that offer faculty and staff a breakdown of the available features and […]

UNTHSC Faculty Development Framework

UNTHSC Faculty Development Framework

The Faculty Development Framework for UNTHSC Educators provides a set of domains to guide practitioners in their development as educators and preceptors of healthcare learners. There are five developmental areas which aim to enable educators to develop themselves. The Center for Innovative Learning uses this framework to plan and deliver high quality faculty development. The […]

A tool for interactive learning: Articulate Rise

A tool for interactive learning: Articulate Rise

Rise is an online authoring tool that supports an up/down navigation approach between screens, with scrolling of individual screen content where required. It includes pre-built lesson templates optimized for different devices types and orientations, and also allows you to use learning blocks to create custom lessons. Example Rise page Click here for a printable RISE […]

Differentiation Grid

Differentiation Grid

Tools for Formative Assessment Differentiation Grid Basic Strategy The differentiation grid is a simple, two-dimensional table divided into rows and columns that helps the student think through the differences in 2-3 disease presentations. The grid is used to organize information and identify relationships. Some cells in the grid are intentionally left blank where students are […]

Classroom Assessment Techniques – Formative Assessment

Tools for Formative Assessment Formative Assessment enhances learning Why should you include formative assessment in every course? Periodic exams are important, but how do you know that your students are really “getting it” along the way? Formative assessment techniques enable you to take the temperature of your class, so that you can intervene and adjust […]

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

You have access to thousands of video tutorials through LinkedIn Learning. Use your EUID and password to log in starting Monday, August 19th, 2019. When: Lynda.com will become LinkedIn Learning on August 19, 2019. Why: LinkedIn Learning benefits the user in the following ways: Access a wide range of topics and subject categories Supplement coursework Maximize […]

Camtasia demo – Engage your students with effective video

Camtasia demo – Engage your students with effective video

After conducting an analysis of faculty needs for video editing tools this summer, we have prepared a demo of Camtasia 9 that will be delivered Tuesday December 7 from 12:00 to 1:00 in LIB 400. Lunch will be provided. All faculty who attend this demo can apply to have a copy of Camtasia 9 provided for […]

Introduction to Podcasting in Education

Introduction to Podcasting in Education

The following presentation is from the Podcast/Vodcast Workshop presented by John McKenzie. Want to learn more about Podcasting or learn to use Zoom? Contact us at canvas@unthsc.edu . Click to download the full presentation.

Summer Reading: 5 Books to Move Your Mind

Summer Reading: 5 Books to Move Your Mind

Looking for low threshold faculty development over the summer? Grab a good book and learn something new. The following are books on teaching and learning recommended by the Center for Innovative Learning staff that will keep you in a growth mindset for the summer. 1. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World […]

Zoom at UNTHSC

Zoom at UNTHSC

Zoom is a convenient and easy to use software tool for group or one-to-one video conferencing. Zoom has become one of the premiere tools for synchronous video sessions of online classes and for teleconferencing in general. If you have a webcam and an Internet connection, you likely already have everything you need to use Zoom […]