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Quickstart Guide to Remote Teaching Options

As the university considers its policies for dealing with unscheduled closures, we reaffirm the importance of maintaining instructional continuity for the benefit of our students’ learning experience. We are committed to offering modes of remote instruction to maintain continuity of instruction.

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Webinar on Introduction to Telehealth by Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski

Dear Colleagues and Students,

If you didn't have the opportunity to watch the presentation by Elizabeth Krupinski last Thursday on Telehealth and Telemedicine, here is the link.

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Here is some more info about Dr. Krupinski:

Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, is a professor and vice chair for research in the Departments of Radiology & Imaging Sciences, Psychology, and BioMedical Informatics at Emory University in Atlanta.
She is a renowned investigator in the arena of perception and cognition in medical imaging, studying how the image information, automated enhancements and human factors influence image interpretation.

She has been the associate director of evaluation for the Arizona Telemedicine Program and co-director of the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ where she leads multiple research initiatives on utilizing telemedicine to improve patients’ access to care.

An experienced leader, Dr. Krupinski is a past chair of the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, past president of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), president of the Medical Image Perception Society, and past chair of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM).

Dr. Krupinski has contributed to more than 280 peer-reviewed scientific publications, and she serves on a number of editorial boards and is co-editor of the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare.
She has served as Intergovernmental Personnel Act Scientific Subject Matter Expert to the U.S. Army Medical Research & Material Command (MRMC) Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center.
She has served on the program committees of more than 30 academic societies, including SPIE, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), SIIM, the International Workshop on Digital Mammography, and the World Congress of High-Tech Medicine.

Well recognized for her outstanding contributions to research, Dr. Krupinski received the Academy of Radiology Research Distinguished Investigator Award in 2014 and the ATA President's Award for Individual Leadership in 2017.

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Blog Posts from the Center

Gaining Students’ Attention

June 5, 2018

One of the important aspects of cognitive processing is attention. Obviously, if we do not initially attend to a stimulus (such as a lecture, powerpoint or other course information) that […]

Another Canvas Resource

May 29, 2018

The attached document compares the Blackboard and Canvas features.   In addition to the descriptions, there are links to either documents or videos from the Canvas Community website on how to […]

Video: Transferring Blackboard to Canvas

May 28, 2018

Below is a video link by Dr. Michael Barbour, which is an overview of transferring a course from BlackBoard to Canvas. https://youtu.be/L9bSCWYb4j0 Jim O’Connor Director

Canvas Training Resources

May 23, 2018

A variety of training and support resources are available for all instructors and students. 1. Canvas Help:  24/7 chat, email and phone support from Canvas is available for all students and instructors. […]

A Great Resource: Suggestions For Better Pedagogy

May 20, 2018

The University of Central Florida provides a fantastic resource for those interested in building blended courses called the Blended Learning Toolkit. This Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open resource […]

Suggestions For Better Pedagogy

May 11, 2018

Provost Alden forwarded this timely article to me this morning, which I found to contain numerous evidence-based suggestions for improving pedagogy. https://www.chronicle.com/article/Traditional-Teaching-May/243339 As we move from BlackBoard to Canvas, rather […]