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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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,[…]

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.[…]

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[…]