Integrating Video with Classroom Instruction

When integrated with classroom instruction and learning activities, video can be a valuable resource. Video can stimulate a learner’s motivation through gathering attention and establishing relevance to one’s interests. Students may be more engaged, independent, and prepared for assessments in their courses when they have access to instructional videos for frequent or just-in-time review. Furthermore, the Universal […]

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Getting Started with Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a research-based instructional design framework for creating a flexible learning environment optimized to meet the needs of a diverse student population. UDL’s purpose is to minimize barriers and maximize learning opportunities for all students through three principles: (1) providing multiple means of engagement, (2) providing multiple means of representation, and (3) providing […]

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MATC Online Teaching Requirements and Training

The online teaching requirements have been updated in the Faculty Handbook  Appendix, please review. The Teaching & Learning Technology team is here to support you in offering courses to help you satisfy the requirements. View the Summer Blackboard Training Schedule. Watch your MATC Gmail for announcements; the fall schedule will be released soon! Contact Teaching and […]

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Authentic Assessment for Engaged Online Learning

Authentic Assessment is a form of assessment that requires learners to demonstrate knowledge and skill through the development of a project or performance that is relevant to a real-world context or problem. It is oftentimes used to engage deeper learning with creativity, represent and assess knowledge through multiple formats, and create direct measures of student knowledge, but […]

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