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.
On December 3, 2018, Blackboard course sites from the 2015-2016 academic year will be archived and removed from the Blackboard server. If you have materials that you would like to access from a course that is slated to be archived, please save a copy of this course to your own computer now. The policy of
Last week we started getting reports from students and faculty about trouble uploading to Turnitin. After attaching a document and hitting submit, the system was getting stuck and timing out while uploading. After investigating, we determined the problem seems to be isolated to students using a Mac computer and attempting to upload to Turnitin using
You are invited to an interactive panel discussion for the Blackboard Learning Management System Review. Detailed event information can be found below: 11/9/2018 11AM-12PM LMS Panel Discussion: Canvas | Blackboard | Brightspace Virtual Conference Link | Tech Hub, DeMille 104 | Rinker 94-277 We will be hosting four Chapman colleagues who are considered Blackboard power users