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[…]

Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Seed grants from the Office of the Provost were awarded to faculty/staff teams to develop practical applications for using new educational technology in UNTHSC courses. Seed grant recipients will discuss the following: 1) innovation and technology used to support learning; 2) assessment method for measuring learning after implementation; and 3) lessons learned and recommendations for[…]

VoiceThread – Why, How and What

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[…]

Promoting Engagement in Larger Classes

A while back, I was asked to teach my department’s introductory course. It was called “Weather & Climate” and averaged about 30 students per semester. Over time I changed the curriculum to focus more on extreme weather and climate issues, and I retitled the course “Extreme Weather.” Now it averages about 200 students per semester.[…]

Teaching with Technology: EdPuzzle

You can select the start and end points from larger videos, if you only want to show students a smaller clip. You can also add your own audio commentary at any point. And you can add open-response and multiple choice questions mid-video. You can set up your own classroom right in EdPuzzle, and if students[…]

Teaching with Technology -Socrative, Screenr, Google Forms

There are hundreds of online tools that can make the learning process more fun and efficient at the same time, help educators establish authoritative yet friendly relationships with learners. But such an abundance of possibilities inevitably leads to the crisis of choice: which are the best? What to prefer? Here are some suggestions. Socrative Socrative[…]

Day One Jornaling App screenshot

Health Science Apps – Day One Journal

This is an award-winning journaling app with a beautiful interface. It is easy to use and has won several design awards for its beautiful design. Available for: Mac, iPad and iPhone Cost 9.99 Educational Use – Use this app with patients for diet, exercise, mood, tracking medical issues, and more. Find it: http://dayoneapp.com/