Accessibility checker tools for our CA Community College system: PopeTech available free to all CA community colleges UDOIT – open source (free) OR cloud-based (premium) The free open-source version of […]
Images are a delightful way to increase engagement and reinforce written content in an online course. But if not used correctly, images can be problematic. From the way you embed […]
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for thinking about teaching and learning that offers flexibility in the ways students access course material, engage with it, and show what […]
Canvas’ new Rich Content Editor is here! Well, actually it’s been here for several months already and it will soon be the default editing tool. The new editor has an […]
Welcome to the Points Marketplace Task Value Time Conclusion Complete the Assessment Worksheet + 10 pts – 3 hours ▲ Read Grading for Equity + 20 pts – 2 days […]
When students connect with each other in meaningful ways, they become a community. Let’s explore many effective ways to foster student-student interactions in asynchronous courses that go beyond discussion boards!
A Biology instructor’s story about leaving traditional assessments and online proctoring behind in search of equity through authentic assessments.
One of the hurdles experienced by many instructors in higher education is the practice of hiring based on a graduate degree in one’s subject matter but which isn’t necessarily accompanied […]
Accessibility is an important part of teaching online and, at times, it can benefit students, as well as faculty. Early on in my career at MiraCosta, I recall watching a […]
As more courses are taught online, educators must transform their traditional assessments or risk exacerbating equity gaps through the use of online proctoring.
The Learning Never Stops: Preparing to Teach in an Emergency Emergency power shut-offs. Fire evacuations. Pandemic quarantines. The list of emergencies that could require you to temporarily move your course […]
The HTML environment (meaning pages in a Canvas course) is the most user-friendly for both screen reader devices and mobile devices. On top of that, remediating Word, PowerPoint and PDF […]