This infographic from the most recent ETRAC Survey is helpful in understanding how students use technology as part of their learning experience. I offer it here so you may peruse it for yourself. What stood out to me from this graphic was the section on the lower right which reported on what devices students use in class, which states that 1/4 of students use their mobile devices in class and 1/2 use their laptops. This is helpful to know for those faculty who are considering either encouraging students to use their phones/laptops in class or those who are considering banning the use of phones/laptops in class.
Happy new year! Please join us for Educational Technology upcoming events during the month of January: JanCon 2019: Re-imagining the Classroom You’re invited to a one day conference on Reimagining the Classroom! Includes: keynote speakers, faculty and student panel discussions, hands-on lab, and tour. January 25, 2019 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: DeMille
Although this article from Automattic about inclusive design is not specifically about designing course materials, it is incredibly relevant to those of us who are trying to create a more inclusive classroom environment. I highly recommend that you take the time to read it. Some important points from this article include: Use accessibility practices to