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Free Download: Web Accessibility Checklist
February 13, 2013 – 10:41 pm | Comments Off on Free Download: Web Accessibility Checklist

Whether your course includes one web assignment or is a full-blown online journey, you’re developing and managing online content for your students, who may have disabilities like “…blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, …

10 Tips On How To Teach International Students Effectively
December 3, 2012 – 2:55 pm | Comments Off on 10 Tips On How To Teach International Students Effectively

With permission, this article has been adapted from its original form posted on informED  and authored by Jill Rooney of Open Academic.
“Come alive! You’re in the Pepsi generation.”
Back in the ‘60’s, this highly effective slogan …

Reaching Students with Sensory Disabilities through Accessible Design
October 24, 2012 – 5:10 pm | 2 Comments

Overview:

Accessible design brings students with sensory disabilities into the mainstream.
Video captioning and transcripts enable the deaf and hard-of-hearing through equal access.
ALT text and explanations on visual data, like charts, enable the sight-disabled.

It’s hard-wired in our …

How Usable Is Your Online Course Content?
July 8, 2012 – 11:24 am | Comments Off on How Usable Is Your Online Course Content?

The worlds of web design and online learning are interconnected in many ways. As an instructional designer, I work to ensure that courses are effective not only in terms of online navigation and working links, …

Boost skills for learners with and without disabilities
July 5, 2012 – 6:41 pm | Comments Off on Boost skills for learners with and without disabilities

Two free new learning resources have been released by JISC TechDis, a education advisory service on accessible and inclusive technology, to boost skills for learners with and without disabilities. The first resource will help learners …

UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture
May 29, 2012 – 7:15 pm | Comments Off on UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

In response to all of the attention given to the flipped classroom, I proposed The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Higher Education in which the …
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