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Blended Learning Series Registration

Selected Mondays, October 2018 – April 2019, 11:30 am – 1:00 PM, LIB 400 See session descriptions. 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 blended learning in order to identify possible ways […]

Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

2018-2019 Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

  Coming in September, 2018. See the tentative schedule below. Teaching Excellence Seminar Series Teach for the Stars! Please see detailed information on each session here. Summary: Quality learning begins with quality teaching. This seminar series is designed to provide a brief overview of educational philosophy, and research supporting a variety of effective teaching practices […]

DXR Clinician Training Session 5

DXR Clinician users interactive workshop for programs that use this software (TCOM, PA, SCP, MD, Library support). This will be introductory level information that assumes no prior knowledge of how to use the software. Pre-registration is required so that participants can be set up as users in their school’s instance of DXR. Please bring a […]

DXR Clinician Training Session 4

DXR Clinician users interactive workshop for programs that use this software (TCOM, PA, SCP, MD, Library support). This will be introductory level information that assumes no prior knowledge of how to use the software. Pre-registration is required so that participants can be set up as users in their school’s instance of DXR. Please bring a […]

DXR Clinician Training Session 3

DXR Clinician users interactive workshop for programs that use this software (TCOM, PA, SCP, MD, Library support). This will be introductory level information that assumes no prior knowledge of how to use the software. Pre-registration is required so that participants can be set up as users in their school’s instance of DXR. Please bring a […]

DXR Clinician Training Session 1

DXR Clinician users interactive workshop for programs that use this software (TCOM, PA, SCP, MD, Library support). This will be introductory level information that assumes no prior knowledge of how to use the software. Pre-registration is required so that participants can be set up as users in their school’s instance of DXR. Please bring a […]

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VoiceThread Basics 2 – Groups and Secure Sharing

Basics 2 – Groups and Secure Sharing March 27 at 6:00pm CT – Register here We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

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VoiceThread Basics Webinar – Upload, Comment and Share

VoiceThread Basics 1 – Upload, Comment and Share March 20 at 6:00pm CST – Register here Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free members.

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Assessment Item Writing Workshops

Do you want help writing your quiz or exam questions? Do you have questions about your questions? Come and join your peers and Dr. Kim Meyer, Director of the Center for Innovative Learning and Assistant Professor, for lunch to improve existing questions and write new questions for your tests and quizzes. Bring your assessment questions […]

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Assessment Item Writing Workshops

Do you want help writing your quiz or exam questions? Do you have questions about your questions?   Come and join your peers and Dr. Kim Meyer, Director of the Center for Innovative Learning and Assistant Professor, for lunch to improve existing questions and write new questions for your tests and quizzes. Bring your assessment […]

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Summer Reading: 5 Books to Move Your Mind

Looking for low threshold faculty development over the summer? Grab a good book and learn something new. The following are books on teaching and learning recommended by the Center for Innovative Learning staff that will keep you in a growth mindset for the summer. 1. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World […]

CIL Faculty Seminar Series

2017-2018 Teaching Excellence Seminar Series

Teaching Excellence Seminar Series on the Building Blocks of Teaching Excellence Develop and Document Your Teaching Skills Summary: Quality learning begins with quality teaching. Many university professors enter the classroom with little to no practice or training in the skills needed to successfully deliver information in the classroom, particularly those in the sciences. This seminar […]

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Faculty Earn Teaching Excellence at UNTHSC

UNTHSC Faculty Earn Certificate in Teaching Excellence from the Center for Innovative Learning Teaching Excellence Seminar Series The Center for Innovative Learning and School of Public Health partnered on a 12-session seminar series over the course of two full semesters in 2016-2017.  A group of 25 dedicated faculty members from across campus attended participative sessions […]

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Enhance Your Teaching with Canvas

You can use Canvas to enhance your teaching in several ways: Provide opportunities for interaction between students, content, and the instructor. Deliver content from multiple sources in multiple modalities. Enable students to become more active learners outside of the classroom Gather student work via online submissions in assignments, deliver course content such as PDFs, documentation, and presentations […]

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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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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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Higher Order Thinking and Assessment Strategies – SPH Quality Enhancement Plan for Teaching and Education

Fall 2015 Faculty Development Seminar The SPH Office of Academic Affairs in collaboration with the UNTHSC Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) present: “Higher Order Thinking Teaching and Assessment Strategies ~ An Overview” Session Evaluation This seminar is designed to re-familiarize faculty members with “Higher Order Thinking” and how HOT should be addressed in the context […]