online learner

Accessibility

If you were looking to improve your understanding of Universal Design and accessibility requirements for Online Courses, your dreams have come true! Cynthia Curry, the new Disability Services Coordinator, and a colleague of mine from a prior career, has shared this course with me and I am spreading the goods across the entire University. Accessibility of Online Courses Check…

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15 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do

15 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do . Today we are on to a lighter theme: the iPhone! Knowing a few cool tricks will definitely earn you a “hip” reputation. For those not in immediate possession of their iPhone or those shunning the iDevices altogether, here is a practical guide on image copyright found by Amy Storch. This may be widely used and re-shared, if you don’t…

Workaround for Media Content after Upgrade

In order to avoid issues, we encourage you to use Safari on Mac and Firefox on Windows. However, for Chrome users and Firefox on Mac, please follow these steps to view some of the media content (YouTube videos, Vimeo, and some other services have not been affected). The following is a set of directions for…

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Combining A Website Project With Rich Multimedia And Collaboration

Online courses life restrictions on tools when it comes to student projects and their impact. In a number of courses, students use Google Sites (a fairly straightforward tool) to create group or individual projects, and to promote awareness among colleagues and community. In several other courses, students create videos, either as a check-in assignment or as…