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.   Rise is most suitable for short, text-based courses.[…]

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Introduction to Canvas Faculty Workshop

January 30th 12:00-1:30, LIB 400 This workshop is targeted for faculty 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 rubrics to[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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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.