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…

copyright laws

Making Friends with Copyright Law

We often view copyright as a nuisance, and it may be in certain instances. But along with protecting the rights of the owners and creators of intellectual property, copyright¬†provides for rights of users to view, distribute, modify and do other things with certain materials for a fee or free of charge (such as under Fair…

Viral videos as assignments

What if students created viral videos as course projects?

It might just work! Sure, writing papers is academically significant and is a way to demonstrate understanding, analysis, and such. No question that putting together a website is collaborative and there are opportunities to make changes after peers offer feedback on the project. But, what if good videos carried a good message – and through…