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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UNTHSC Interprofessional Education and Practice Faculty Development: Certificates of Recognition and Distinction

Review the session descriptions, objectives and requirements. REGISTER HERE. All health professions now require integration of interprofessional education into their curricula. However, the majority of faculty were not exposed to interprofessional education and practice as a part of their own health professions training.  Faculty are being called on to demonstrate innovative integration of interprofessional education […]

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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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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 […]