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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Video Accessibility Resources

Per Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Quality Matters best practices for instruction, faculty who provide instructional videos to students must provide them with closed captions or text transcripts of the video’s content.  What are Closed Captions and Transcripts? Closed captions are synced text subtitles that represent all speech and sounds occurring […]

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Blackboard News You Can Use – July 2018

Welcome back to Blackboard News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s web-based learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we offer a few updates and resources support your teaching practice. There is Still Time to Learn About Blackboard this July Faculty who are looking for training […]

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Upcoming Webinars: Tips for Testing Website Accessibility, Creating Accessible Online Courses, & More

  Upcoming Webinars: Tips for Testing Website Accessibility, Creating Accessible Online Courses, & More Over the next few months, we will be holding several webinars that will provide tips for creating accessible online content. You can register using the links below to learn about testing for website accessibility, creating accessible online course content, understanding closed […]

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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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