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Designing Your Online Course Session

Guest facilitator Heidi Ash from UNT CLEAR (Center for Learning Enhancement and Redesign) presented a process-based approach to improving online course design for seamless development of an online course that aligns with quality standards and principles of good practice for online learning. Participants were exposed to a course improvement plan based on the Quality Matters […]

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VoiceThread and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Participants will learn how VoiceThread can help educators provide multiple means of engagement, representation, action and expression for their courses. Participants will learn how to use VoiceThread’s multi-modal communication platform, closed captioning feature, and VoiceThread Universal to design accessible lessons. Recording: https://voicethread.com/share/7786069/ of VoiceThread and Universal Design webinar (The recording is on slide 1 and […]

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VoiceThread and Game Based Learning Workshop

In this workshop, participants will discuss various ways to blend gaming into their lessons with VoiceThread. We will showcase a variety of games you can create with VoiceThread and brainstorm other ways to begin game-based learning. Participants will also have pre-workshop access to an interview with Greg Toppo, the author of The Game Believes in […]

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Improving Clinical Performance and Safety Culture Through TeamSTEPPS Implementation

AHRQ hosted a webinar on April 13, 2016 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, on the implementation of TeamSTEPPS across facilities operated by the Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA). The webinar, “Using TeamSTEPPS to Reduce Patient Harm: Strategies and Successes across Multiple Settings,” featured Bill Laxton, RN, BSN, CPHRM, Director of the Risk and Patient […]

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Inclusive Technology Assessment Strategies For Higher Ed

In an increasingly digital era, the need for refining inclusive technology is paramount to creating a diverse learning environment. Join Kara Zirkle, IT Accessibility Coordinator at George Mason University and cielo24, as we explore how next-generation inclusive technology can benefit from streamlined deployment and strategic assessment practices. The discussion will concentrate on helping faculty become […]

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Teach & Share: Active learning Exercises in a Recitation Course

Active learning Exercises in a Recitation Course. In Dr. Amulya Tatachar’s (PharmD, BCACP) courses, she implements a variety of active learning exercises including games (Jeopardy, Taboo), Peerwise, and case-based exercises to reinforce and apply concepts. She also compares traditional case-based exercises to PeerWise on student performance and perception. Come and hear how she succeeded with […]

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Teach & Share: Getting Your Students to Read: 321 Purposeful Reading assignment

  Getting Your Students to Read: 321 Purposeful Reading assignment. Research (Roberts and Roberts, 2008) and experience tell us that supporting students’ reading, writing, and reflective practices is one of the most challenging aspects of learning and teaching. Learn how Dr. Oden utilizes a simple but influential tool for learning that has increased engagement and […]

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Authentic Assessments: Using Rubrics

Open-ended assignments such as analysis of a case study, demonstration of a technique/procedure, reflection of one’s experience, exercise of interprofessional skills that can facilitate active learning and competency development. However, grading with consistency and communicating expectations to students can be challenging. This workshop will explain how rubrics can help and use a hands-on exercise to […]

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Designing Your Online Course

Guest facilitator Heidi Ash from UNT CLEAR (Center for Learning Enhancement and Redesign) , in partnership with Bryan Hauf, Instructional Technologist from the Center for Innovative Learning, presents a process-based approach to improving online course design for seamless development of an online course that aligns with quality standards and principles of good practice for online […]

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Making Good Use of Student Course Evaluation Series (April-May)

Making Good Use of Student Course Evaluation Series Much Ado About Nothing? This is part 1 of a 3 part series on student evaluations of faculty and courses. Basic questions about the purposes and functions of student evaluations are considered. An overview how course evaluations are used at UNTHSC will be discussed. TBA Lib 400 […]


Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Seed grants from the Office of the Provost were awarded to faculty/staff teams to develop practical applications for using new educational technology in UNTHSC courses. Seed grant recipients will discuss the following: 1) innovation and technology used to support learning; 2) assessment method for measuring learning after implementation; and 3) lessons learned and recommendations for […]

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Student Question Creation: A Panel Discussion

Faculty from GSBS, SCP, and SPH will talk about their experiences in using student creation of questions as an advanced learning tool. Faculty presenters: John Planz, PhD. Amulya Tatachar, PharmD. Stephen Jacob, MPH, MA, MSBA Fri. 3/18: 11:30AM -1:00 PM – EAD 719 This session is a Lunch and Learn. In order to reserve a […]

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How to Evaluate Online Teaching – Three Part Webinar Series from EDUCAUSE

The Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) is hosting a three part webinar course series developed by EDUCAUSE ELI that begins February 17. The series will take place on Feb 17, 24 and March 2 from 12 noon -1:30 PM in the CIL – LIB448. The CIL is covering the registrations fee. Feel free to bring […]

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Teaching Assistant Boot Camp

Teaching Assistant Boot Camp – This online course will get you started on the path to becoming an excellent Teaching Assistant.  Approximately 8 hours, online, self-paced, free course. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading. TA Candidates are encouraged to participate in the course in order to begin work as a TA. Satisfactory course completion requires submission of all the […]

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Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPE/P) Faculty Modules

Self-paced online modules in Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPE/P) Faculty Development. The modules covering the following topics: 1) Introduction to Interprofessional Education and Practice; 2) Faculty Facilitation Skills for IPE/P; 3) Incorporating IPE/P in courses and 4) Roles and Responsibilities. For information on additional IPE/P activities and events, please see the Upcoming IPE Events. To […]


Teach & Share Faculty Development

Do you want quick and easy faculty development? Teach & Share sessions let you meet other great instructors and learn effective teaching practices from wherever you are. These short online sessions give you the opportunity to connect with colleagues about the latest teaching strategies and techniques from one another. You can also share experiences and […]

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Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy: Promoting HOT and Active Learning Using Technology Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn: How do I use technology to promote Active Learning and Higher Order Thinking? Participants will explore Web 2.0 tools available for Active Learning and Higher Order Thinking applications that align with Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. The content developed is designed for participants to develop the critical thinking and technical skills to effectively utilize […]

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Challenging Students To Think about What They’re Learning: Higher Order Thinking Questions

Challenging Students To Think about What They’re Learning: Constructing Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Multiple Choice Questions This seminar will assist faculty in constructing multiple choice questions that go beyond mere recall of facts and assessment of understanding of concepts. Faculty will participate in a hands-on exercise to create questions which can assess application, analysis, and […]

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Canvas Hands on Training

Canvas Training is On-Demand. Use the registration form below to request a training session date and time convenient for you. Introduction to Teaching with Canvas, I – The live session is an overview for new and beginner-level Canvas users. The session includes pre-enrollment in online training for hands on within your own Canvas Practice course. […]

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Designing E-Learning for Health, a Massive Open Online Course

The Health, E-Learning and Media Team from the University of Nottingham have developed a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which is hosted on the UK’s multi-institutional platform Future Learn. The course titled ‘Designing E-Learning for Health’ is scheduled to commence on 15 February 2016, and runs for five weeks. The course is free to access […]