Course Design Working Retreat

The Center for innovative learning has helped instructors create rich, active classroom environments which support meaningful student learning, the kind that changes the way students think, act, or feel. Our course development activities are predicated on the belief that you, as an instructor, care deeply about student learning and want to be the best teacher […]

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Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

  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

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 […]

Upcoming Faculty Development

Click to access the calendar Register Here Questions? Contact cil@unthsc.edu   Blended Learning, 11:30 am -1:30 PM – 1/17/19, 2/11/19, 3/11/19, 4/8/19 Canvas Clinic Quizlet for Student Learning – LIB 400 11:30 – 1 PM, March 25 Using Articulate Rise for Interactive Course content – LIB 400 11:30 am – 1 PM – Part 1 – […]

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 […]

Canvas Clinic

Canvas Clinic

CANVAS Canvas Clinic, selected Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 PM, Register here. Canvas Clinic is a 14-session workshop dedicated to covering the main features of Canvas beginning August 2018 and running until March 2019. For each session, the CIL team will cover the basic and intermediate details of a single Canvas feature. You’ll have the opportunity to explore […]

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Blended Learning Series Registration

Selected Mondays, October 2018 – April 2019, 11:30 am – 1:00 PM, LIB 400 See session descriptions. Research has shown faculty often need assistance to move into a blended learning delivery paradigm. In this interactive series, the facilitators will guide participants in articulating their needs related to blended learning in order to identify possible ways […]

Blended Learning Series

Blended Learning Series

Blended learning lanyard Blended Learning Faculty Development Series Selected Mondays, October 2018 – April 2019 LIB 400, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM REGISTER HERE   Research has shown faculty often need assistance to move into a blended learning delivery paradigm  In this interactive series, the facilitators will guide participants in articulating their needs related to […]

Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

2018-2019 Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

  Coming in September, 2018. See the tentative schedule below. Teaching Excellence Seminar Series Teach for the Stars! Please see detailed information on each session here. Summary: Quality learning begins with quality teaching. This seminar series is designed to provide a brief overview of educational philosophy, and research supporting a variety of effective teaching practices […]

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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 […]

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Introduction to Canvas Workshop

January 30th 12:00-1:30, LIB 400 This workshop is targeted to faculty and staff who are new to using Canvas for their courses, or who think they could use a refresher on some fundamental features of Canvas. This workshop will show you how to create and organize modules, create content pages, create and configure assignments, attach […]

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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 […]

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Lynda.com Training

Lynda.com is now available system-wide! The UNT System is now offering another opportunity for you to build your professional skills.  Lynda.com, an on-demand learning solution is now available to faculty, staff and students at UNT System Administration and all campus locations. This opportunity is available to you 24/7 using any device. More than 6,000 tutorials […]

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