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Accessibility

  

Classroom Enhancements (and more) for Spring 2023

January 26, 2023 by | Accessibility

Today I want to share with you several changes to improve the classroom teaching and learning experience: First of all, we’ve made several additions to the Online Classroom Inventory (OCI) resource. You will find red buttons at the top of each entry that give you downloadable technology instructions and buttons that allow you to book

How to give students extended time for timed Canvas quizzes

October 7, 2021 by | Canvas

Are you using Quizzes in Canvas to create and deliver quizzes/exams?  If you have students who need extended time for quizzes/exams (for example, “time + 1/2” or “double time”), you can use the Moderate Quiz feature in Canvas to give these students the extra minutes that they need for timed quizzes.  The following video contains

Post-Pandemic Education Town Hall links

April 30, 2021 by | Teaching Online

For a deeper dive into the resources from the April 30, 2021 Town Hall on Post-Pandemic Education, the presentation links are included here: Presentation Slides for Town Hall Curated list of Post-Pandemic Education links Course Workload Estimator “Leveling Up” Workshop Recording PPE Form for more ETS/IETL information Educational Equity Video:  

Improve Accessibility in Canvas Ally is now available in your Canvas course

April 20, 2020 by | Canvas

What is Ally? Ally is a new Chapman service to help make course materials in Canvas more accessible. Ally provides faculty with feedback on the accessibility of course content in Canvas using a visual dial and provides suggested step-by-step instructions to improve the accessibility of the content.  Need help!  A little better  Almost there  Perfect! Ally also provides

Incorporating a Student Needs Assessment into Your Course Inclusion, Equity, and Access in a Remote Learning Environment

March 26, 2020 by | Pedagogy

The Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University has compiled some great tips on increasing inclusion, equity, and access while teaching remotely. They offer tips on the following topics: Addressing unequal access to technology, hardware, and software Providing a balance between asynchronous and synchronous tools and course materials Creating an environment that includes and values

Inclusive Design

January 25, 2019 by | Learner Experience

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

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