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Students, faculty, and staff are getting a new studio space for videos, webcasts, distance learning and more

UNTHSC is opening up two new studio spaces for faculty, staff, and students. Faculty and staff will have access to a reservable studio space featuring a configurable design to promote the creation of high-quality educational media. Students will have access to a walk-in studio and editing room and will be able to check out additional […]

Canvas Training

How to Set Up a Canvas Conference

The Conferences tool in Canvas allows the instructor and students to communicate in real-time using video (via webcam), audio (via USB headset) and text (via the Chat pod). Conferences allows you to broadcast real-time audio, video, demo applications on your desktop, share presentation slides, or demo any online resources. Currently, Canvas integrates with BigBlueButton. Note: BigBlueButton […]

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 […]

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DxR Clinician

DxR Clinician is a web based patient simulation package that allows the student to question the patient, conduct a simulated physical examination, and order lab tests. At each step, the student can review the results and responses before making diagnostic and management choices. Find out more about DRX Clincian Here. Need an account for DxR […]

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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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Canvas new features and updates

The information on this page will keep you up to date regarding the latest Canvas new features and updates. Canvas Production Release Notes (2018-01-06) New Features New Gradebook: Late Policies, Feature Option Change, Grading Icon Update Updated Features Grades: Grades Page Menu Update Rich Content Editor: Accessibility Checker Content Contrast Rule, Accessibility Checker Design Adjustments, […]

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Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure testing solution that is now available at UNTHSC for use in face-to-face classes to enhance the integrity and security of tests delivered in Canvas. environment within Canvas. LockDown Browser is a software program that functions as a web browser that prevents students from navigating away from the testing screen. […]

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Snow Day Solutions

What options are available for keeping your class on schedule when there is a snow day or other unforeseen problems prevent you and your students from getting to class? The Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) offers solutions for making sure you don’t fall behind. Before deciding if you should cancel class, be sure to check the UNTHSC […]

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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

Why use VoiceThread? 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 allows people to have conversations and to make comments using any mix of text, a microphone, a web cam, a telephone, or uploaded […]

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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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Poll Everywhere Pilot

Why Use Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere is an audience response technology based on web and cell phone networks, which means that your students or audience can provide feedback regardless of the device they are holding. They can respond by SMS text message, from the web on their phones or laptops, or via Twitter. Polling application that […]

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Advanced Panopto Video Training

Image from https://www.panopto.com/panopto-for-education/ The Center for Innovative Learning continues our Panopto training on June 20 in LIB-400 from 12 to 1:30. Now that you know how to use Panopto to record and display video in your Canvas course, learn more about the Panopto editing tools. In this workshop, you will learn to: Add slides to […]

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Qualtrics Polling Using an Authenticator to collect names

See also: Qualtrics Polling – Asking Student Names for later analysis Qualtrics Polling Sending Students an Email Qualtrics Polling anonymously NOTE: To begin this process you must: Have a UNTHSC Qualtrics account. If you do not, please email canvas@unthsc.edu. Know how to create a survey in Qualtrics. Know how to use the reports and visualization […]