Qualtrics for Teaching & Course Improvement

  UNTHSC has a new tool that connects Qualtrics Surveys to Canvas courses. Faculty, join us for an introductory session to this Canvas-Qualtrics tool. The learning outcome for this session is to explore the Qualtrics application that seamlessly integrates Qualtrics into Canvas LMS, allowing Canvas users to easily add, submit and manage Qualtrics surveys in […]

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 […]

Technology 4 Teaching

Teaching with technology is about knowing how to successfully integrate the most effective tools into your teaching practice. This workshop connects you with educational tools and technologies to transform teaching and learning. It will also provide you a hands-on look at UNTHSC best practices using technology in education. Want to earn a Technology 4 Teaching […]

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. […]

TESS Flyer

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

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 […]

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

2019-2020 Canvas Clinic

CANVAS Canvas Clinic, selected Thursdays, 11:30-1:00 PM or 11:30-2:00 PM – LIB 400 or as listed on schedule linked below. Canvas Clinic is a 14-session workshop dedicated to covering the main features of Canvas Each session will cover the basic and intermediate details of a single Canvas feature. You – whether faculty or staff – […]

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 […]

2017/11/diffgrid

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 […]

2017/10/Screen Shot 2017 10 23 at 11

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 […]

2017/08/4087130129 5eeed9b96c camtasia

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 […]

Pocasting video image

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.

2017/07/51pswiLTMsL

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 […]

2017/05/zoomlogobutton

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 […]