Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CILT)

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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

Blackboard Transition To Canvas

May 8, 2018

As has been communicated in previous announcements, TUC and TUN will begin to transition from Blackboard to Canvas as the TCUS Learning Management System (LMS).  Blackboard will still be available […]

Universal Design for Learning

April 30, 2018

A brief introduction and resources for understanding the Universal Design for Learning. According to the website Universal Design in Higher Education, http://udloncampus.cast.org/page/udl_about#.WueT98gh2V4, “Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of […]

Are You Using Innovative And Effective Teaching Strategies?

March 20, 2018

TUC and TUN Colleagues, Are you using innovative and effective teaching strategies in your teaching? If so, the Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching would like to share what you […]

Thoughts on Student-Centered Learning

March 18, 2018

Some ideas to consider. Student-centered teaching is a philosophy of teaching originally shared by Dr. Carl Rogers in his book entitled Freedom to Learn (1969). Aspects of this philosophy were […]

Suggestions On Effective PowerPoints

February 27, 2018

Many of you use PowerPoint as part of your instructional strategies. What makes an effective PowerPoint presentation? Below is information which came from Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching website. Research […]

The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning opens on both the TUC and TUN campuses

February 12, 2018

I am pleased to announce the beginning of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CILT) on both the Touro University California and Touro University Nevada campuses. CILT was conceptualized […]