2018/01/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[…]

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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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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.

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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[…]

CIL Faculty Seminar Series

2017-2018 Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

Teaching Excellence Seminar Series on the Building Blocks of Teaching Excellence Develop and Document Your Teaching Skills Summary: Quality learning begins with quality teaching. Many university professors enter the classroom with little to no practice or training in the skills needed to successfully deliver information in the classroom, particularly those in the sciences. This seminar[…]

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IPE Faculty Development Series – Certificate and Distinction Program – Introductory Session

Description: This session will allow faculty from across campus to meet with one another under the umbrella of Interprofessional Collaboration. Over lunch, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about, from and with each other to begin collaborating across professional silos. The session will be participant-led and will require you come with a mindset of wanting[…]

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Zoom Training Workshop

Zoom Training Workshop This workshop will be offered on two dates: 11/29: 12:00-1:00 in LIB 400 or 12/1: 9:30-10:30 in LIB 400 Zoom is one of the solutions available on campus for a Best Place for All telecommuting tool and working remotely in the 21st century. Zoom is also a part of our plan for[…]

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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[…]

Canvas Training

MED Series Panel Discussion sponsored by CanvasLive

CanvasLive is sponsoring a series of live-streamed panel discussions focused on shared best practice for medical education using Canvas. These panels feature participants from schools across the US. See the details below. Register and join us on the following dates and times in LIB 410. Feel free to bring your lunch on June 7 and[…]

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Faculty Earn Teaching Excellence at UNTHSC

UNTHSC Faculty Earn Certificate in Teaching Excellence from the Center for Innovative Learning Teaching Excellence Seminar Series The Center for Innovative Learning and School of Public Health partnered on a 12-session seminar series over the course of two full semesters in 2016-2017.  A group of 25 dedicated faculty members from across campus attended participative sessions[…]

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Enhance Your Teaching with Canvas

You can use Canvas to enhance your teaching in several ways: Provide opportunities for interaction between students, content, and the instructor. Deliver content from multiple sources in multiple modalities. Enable students to become more active learners outside of the classroom Gather student work via online submissions in assignments, deliver course content such as PDFs, documentation, and presentations[…]