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Welcome to the School of Nursing’s Educational Technology & Design Blog!

Whether you have questions about classroom technology, or you’re looking for new strategies to apply to your classes, or you want to know how you can make the most of Canvas or anything else in your courses, this blog will serve as a resource to assist you (and your students!).

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Getting Started in Our New Classrooms

 

Whether you haven’t yet had a chance to really explore our new first-floor classrooms, or you’d like a quick refresher before your next class, these three short videos (12 minutes total) will give you a quick overview of how to use the new technology in each classroom as well as some tips regarding what to do and what NOT to do.

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New Classroom “Cheat Sheet”

By now you’ve probably noticed that many of the classrooms on the first floor here in the School of Nursing have been completely remodeled. One BIG part of that remodel was upgrading the technology available in each of those classrooms.

Over the course of the next year or so, all of our classrooms will be upgraded with the same technology.

So, to help you begin getting acquainted with this new tech and how to use it, here’s a handy classroom cheatsheet (show below) that explains the major features of the touch panel used to control the computer and projector in each classroom.

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Fall 2017 Faculty Training Workshops

Do you ever wish you have more opportunities to learn about new teaching methods or classroom technologies and how to put them to use?

Well, now you do!

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August 2017 FIC Workshops

All workshops will be conducted in SZB 450AF. unless otherwise noted. Workshop Descriptions are located below the schedule.

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Setting Students Up for Success from the Start – Teaching in Higher Ed

Joe Hoyle shares his expertise from 46 years of teaching and reflects on how to set students up for success from the start on episode 164 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode If you want to become a better teacher, start writing about it. —Joe Hoyle You have to start […]

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Carole Taxis | Faculty Innovator

The School of Nursing’s very own Dr. Carole Taxis was recently featured in this Provost Fellows profile.

Watch the short video below or visit the site here to learn more about what inspires Dr. Taxis and how she’s incorporating “flipped classroom” techniques into her own courses.

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Dynamic Lecturing – Teaching in Higher Ed

Todd Zakrajsek shares about his new book Dynamic Lecturing on episode 159 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Quotes from the episode You can’t just take bad examples of something and claim that the whole concept is bad. —Todd Zakrajsek If bad teaching were considered a crime, I think we’ve arrested the wrong suspect. […]

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Getting Started with UT Box

UT Box is a cloud-storage service available at no cost to all faculty, students, and staff at UT. And, which provides an unlimited amount of space for sharing and storing any type of digital file (e.g., video, document, image, etc.).

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Downloading multiple files from Canvas to your PC

Downloading multiple files from Canvas to your PC eCampus Help DeskFollowSo you’ve entered Canvas, you take a look at your files and realize you need more than one. Maybe you need 50 or 100 different files! Selecting those files one by one is an option, but what if you could get all those files from Canvas to your computer with just a couple clicks? You can and here is how:

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Academic Integrity – Faculty Resources

This page provides information to assist faculty members in addressing various concerns such as scholastic dishonesty. The established procedures for dealing with suspected incidents of scholastic dishonesty (or other student misconduct) are also included along with guidelines for navigating the student discipline process.

http://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/conduct/facultyresources.php

Addressing Academic Dishonesty in Your Syllabus

http://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/conduct/facultyresources.php#addressing

 

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