Upcoming Webinars: Video Captioning & YouTube for Higher Ed

  Upcoming Webinars: YouTube for Higher Ed, DIY Captioning Workflows, and HTML5 Over the next month and a half, we will be holding five webinars on video accessibility that will provide you with actionable tips for building accessible video into your institution. You can register using the links below to learn about leveraging Google apps […]

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[WEBINAR] echo 360: Are your students zoned out?

Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10 AM CST A University of Ottawa professor reveals his secrets to getting 99% class participation and improving learning outcomes in the process. When Dr. Colin Montpetit, Assistant Professor of Science Education, decided to incorporate a student engagement solution into his large enrollment class with 3 sections of 200 students in […]

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Viewing SCORM Content in Blackboard

   In Blackboard, faculty can upload SCORM Content into their course. SCORM refers to a set of technical standards that enable organizations to continue to use and reuse courseware [learning objects] even when computer technologies and operating systems change. Blackboard adheres to these standards [SCORM] making it SCORM-compliant. If you are or plan to in […]

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CmapTools: A Free Concept Mapping Teaching Tool

CmapTools: Integrating, Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation in Online Courses Teaching, learning, and evaluation in online courses offer unique and exciting challenges for instructors. Not only is it necessary to find new teaching strategies but it’s essential that instructors find new ways to facilitate student learning. Concept maps (Novak, 1998) are one strategy that can promote […]

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