Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Canvas

Touro University's learning management system, Canvas, is at the center of many instructional technology activities.

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Creating A Syllabus

September 17, 2018

Dear Colleagues, The Chronicle of Higher Education has published an excellent guide to creating effective course syllabi. https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/advice-syllabus As you transition to Canvas, take the time to upgrade your syllabus using some of these ideas. Let us know how we can assist you. Comments? Questions? Jim O’Connor Director

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Blog Posts from the Center

Your Guide to the State of Video in Education

July 15, 2019

Last week I sent out a message focused on specific “resources for creating instructional videos,”  earlier today I received this message in my inbox.  Some of the items I found interesting in the report mentioned below related to students include: Students increasingly expect video to be part of their educational experience.  82% see students’ expectations […]

Resources for Creating Instructional Videos

July 8, 2019

Last week the TUC Provost e-mailed me a copy of an article entitled “Raising the Bar for Academic Video.”  What I found most interesting about this article was that it described the process that one should take when working with an instructional designer to create an instructional video.  However, I would argue that faculty should undertake this process […]

Final Blackboard Reminder

June 25, 2019

A quick reminder to everyone that our contract with Blackboard ends at midnight Eastern on Sunday, 30 June 2019. While the IT team at TCUS has archived all of the courses and organizations that contain student data for compliance reasons, I must once again remind faculty and staff that you do not have access to […]

Reminder – Final Notification: Faculty Opportunity for 2019-20 : ACUE Course – Effective Teaching in Higher Education

June 13, 2019

Dear Colleagues, This is final notification. All applications are due by next Wednesday, June 19th. Once again, Touro University California and Touro University Nevada will offer an online course for interested faculty focused on Effective Teaching in Higher Education in collaborationwith the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). We just had over 30 faculty […]

Artificial Intelligence and Health Care

June 10, 2019

Dear Colleagues, Forbes Magazine presents an interesting overview on the future effects of Artificial Intelligence on Health Care. “Based on the system-level shifts technology brought to other industries, we are entering the window in time where the landscape of health will start to be redefined.  This transformation will encompass sweeping changes in the pools of […]

Final Notification: Faculty Opportunity for 2019-20 : ACUE Course – Effective Teaching in Higher Education

June 7, 2019

Dear Colleagues, This is a third and final notification. Once again, Touro University California and Touro University Nevada will offer an online course for interested faculty focused on Effective Teaching in Higher Education in collaboration with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE). We just had over 30 faculty members complete the course during […]