Online & Blended Learning Day at UNTHSC

Online & Blended Day Workshop for Faculty and Staff
August 2, 2019

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No beach needed, just learning!

Workshop Objectives: By the end of the day, we hope that you will have:

  • Met the Center for Innovative Learning Staff (CIL) and know who contact us for assistance.
  • Engaged in interactive discussion with your peers about teaching and learning.
  • Actively shared your online/blended teaching strategies.
  • Examined and explored learning tools and ideas with the goal of taking something back to use in your online or blended classroom.

SPH Faculty Focused Sessions (reserved for SPH faculty and staff only)

  • 8:00 am – 8:25 am ● Breakfast and Icebreaker
    Introduction of CIL Staff – Robin Bartoletti, CIL Assistant Director
  • 8:25 am – 8:30 am ● School of Public Health Dean
    Dennis Thombs, Dean
  • 8:30 am – 8:45 am ● Librarian
    Hayley Brunner, Librarian
  • 8:45 am – 9:00 am ● Dropout Detective Update
    John McKenzie, Instructional Technology Specialist
  • 9:00 am – 9:15 am ● Public Health Practice Experience
    Emily Spence-Almaguer, SPH Faculty
  • 9:15 am – 10:15 am ● SPH Faculty Showcase
    SPH Faculty share their online and blended teaching success.
  • 10:15 am – 10:30 am ●
    Break

Open to all UNTHSC Faculty & Staff

  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am ● Introduction of CIL Staff – Online Learning Bingo
    ● 10:45 am – 11:15 am ● Resources Fair
    CIL Resources and Tools – John McKenzie; Online and Blended Teaching Tips – Lisa Hammonds;
    Care Team and Student Conduct – Emily Mire; CAP – Kristina Clark
  • 11:15 am – 11:30 am ● Respondus Proctoring Solutions
    John McKenzie, Instructional Technology Specialist
  • 11:30 – 12:30 ● Lunch and Student Panel ●
    Learn from our panel of expert learners! We will be joined by a group of
    SPH students who will answer questions regarding their experience at UNTHSC.
    ● 12:30 – 1:00 PM Networked Learning with VoiceThread
    Student-student interactions are an essential element of active, meaningful learning experience.
    How might you go beyond Canvas to leverage VoiceThread (VT) as a vehicle
    to connect your learners in reflections and dialogue? -George Haines, VoiceThread
  • 1:00 – 1:30 PM ● Creating an Effective Video Presence
    Rens Bais, Media Specialist
  • 1:30 – 2:00 PM ● Canvas Features Update and Conferencing for Student Connections
    Stephanie Tubby, Instructional Technology Specialist
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM ● Teaching with Technology for Blended Learning
    Briana Johnson, Instructional Designer
  • 2:30pm – 3:00 pm ● Closing and Debrief
    Door prizes and feedback.

REGISTER HERE