Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CILT)

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

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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 […]

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Blog Posts from the Center

Making Your Classroom More Inclusive

July 31, 2019

Dear Colleagues, The Chronicle of Higher Education has published a concise guide on “How to Make Your Classroom More Inclusive” https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/20190719_inclusive_teaching?cid=pm This is a pithy article full of good advise. With our commitment to diversity at Touro, applying the suggestions in this article are sure to continue to move us forward. Have a great academic […]

Canvas Webinars – Schedule and Sessions for Summer/Fall

July 31, 2019

To Attend: Please click on the date and time for the webinar(s) for which you would like to attend to join the Zoom session. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Debbie Millican (Instructional Designer in the College of Health and Human Services at Touro University Nevada and Fellow for the Center for Innovative Learning […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (29 July 2019)

July 29, 2019

Canvas Link Validator Make sure your links work! The Canvas Link Validator is a tool that provides you with the ability to check all links within your course to ensure they are active and working properly.  The Canvas Link Validator is also a great indicator of what items remain “unpublished” in your course. Note: Despite […]

Up-Coming Webinars On Using Video in Your Teaching

July 26, 2019

Over the past two weeks I have shared a couple of messages related to way of using video in your face-to-face and online courses.  First it was an item focused on different resources for creating instructional videos, specifically using the Kaltura video recorder and editor that is embedded into Canvas.  Second it was a report from Kaltura that provided […]

Canvas Tip of the Week (22 July 2019)

July 22, 2019

Student View Want to see what your students see? To see the student’s perspective in Canvas, you can use the “Student View” to view the course, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as a student. Enabling “Student View” creates a test student within your course, which enables faculty to complete tests, submit an assignment and review these […]

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 […]