Several months ago, a hot news item was the Department of Justice’s finding that UC-Berkeley housed several public educational videos that weren’t accessible to people with sight and hearing issues. As a result, UC-Berkeley took down the access to these videos. This put higher education institutions into a panic, and the conversation continues in many online webinars and newsletters. Institutions are making strides to ensure accessibility, but sometimes individual faculty members are at a loss about how to do this. Here are several ways individual faculty can learn simple tricks for making their course materials more accessible.
Download your Grade Center Print or Save Discussion Board posts Download Turnitin Assignments Download any Publisher Content Perform a course review What worked well and what did not work? What technical difficulties did you have? What content or tools do you need to modify/add/remove? What tools or features do you want to learn more about?
It has been exactly one year since Chapman University moved to paperless course evaluations, saving over 100,000 sheets of paper annually. Students will see the links to all available evaluations on their Blackboard landing pages starting on April 30 for courses in the standard Spring Semester calendar. Students should wait until their instructor provides time