Anatomage

The Anatomage is a virtual dissection software that visualizes the anatomy systems of human and animal cadavers in 3D. The rich virtual library contains female and male 3D gross anatomy, 3D regional anatomy, and 120 pathological examples. Additionally, the Anatomage contains radiology features such as medical CT, CBCT, and MRI scans. The software is capable […]

Mediasite

Mediasite is UNTHSC’s new video hosting platform and desktop recording solution for UNTHSC. We are migrating away from our current Video Platform Panopto to Mediasite. Mediasite is one of the biggest players in automated classroom recording solutions, where you can create, publish, search and manage all of your videos. For most Faculty and Staff members, […]

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UNTHSC Center for Innovative Learning Student Studio

Student Studio The Student Studio is available to UNTHSC students for course or degree related projects. Examples are recording a poster presentation, knowledge clips, short video messages, interviews, public service announcements or practice your camera presence. The Student Studio is located on the 4th floor of the UNTHSC Library. The walk-in studio space for students facilities: […]

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Using Audacity to create portable lecture podcasts

Do you wish to create portable audio lectures for your students? One tool to consider is Audacity. Audacity is a simple, free program for recording and editing audio and saving them in a small, portable format. A great place to begin to learn Audacity would be Lynda.com. Since the UNT University System recently purchased Lynda […]

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Learning Glass

The Center for Innovative Learning now offers faculty the Learning Glass, a transparent glass board, to enhance their instruction.  Contact the CIL at canvas@unthsc.edu  for more information on how to use this service! Image from Eller College of Management on Vimeo The Learning Glass offers faculty the ability to create high quality, compelling recordings of […]

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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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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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Using VoiceThread in Canvas

Using VoiceThread in Canvas What is VoiceThread anyway? VoiceThread is an application integrated with Canvas that allows users to create presentations, post comments, and share content. VoiceThread is a totally web-based application that allows you to place collections of media like images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of an asynchronous conversation. A VoiceThread […]

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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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VoiceThread: A Collaborative, Learner Centered Tool

VoiceThread is a learning tool that holds essentially any type of media (presentations, images, documents, audio, video and more). VoiceThread can be used to add interaction and active learning to any course, whether face to face, blended or online. VoiceThread is an easy way to add audio to presentations. Use VoiceThread if you looking for […]

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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 […]

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Zoom request form

Fill out this form to request access to Zoom for your Canvas class or other university related activity. The Center for Innovative Learning can provide unlimited basic Zoom accounts to Faculty, Staff, and Students and can provide a limited number of Pro accounts to faculty who need them for meeting with students in connection to […]

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Tips for Creating Educational Video

The following are tips you can use to create educationally focused video. Why use video? Pedagogical Benefits of Video When NOT to use video Do not use video if you are simply fiiling a talking head unless it is a very short personal message to students. Do not use video if you are recording long […]

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Web conferencing: Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts

Web conferencing: Big Blue Button and Google Hangouts Tuesday Oct 18th, 10-12, LIB 400  and Thursday Nov 17th, 10-12: LIB 225 Learn web videoconferencing tools for inside your Canvas course and everywhere else. This session will cover: How to use Big Blue Button for Canvas based videoconferencing How to use Google Hangouts for videoconferencing everywhere […]

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A Little Canvas video – Why we use Canvas

“Through open, usable, cloud-based technologies, Canvas enables easy integration of the content, tools, and services that teachers need and students want. As the most usable, customizable, adaptable, and reliable learning platform (think 99.9% uptime), Canvas is adopted faster and deeper (or, is used in more ways by more users) than any other LMS. So, in […]