Image created using Canva.com and BlackIllustrations.com By Jennifer Bland Have you heard the word HyFlex recently? While the idea of HyFlex courses is not new, they have gained traction in the nationwide post-COVID enrollment slump. HyFlex courses provide the greatest flexibility for students by allowing students to attend face-to-face, synchronously via a scheduled virtual meeting, or … Continue reading HyFlex: Choose Your Own Attendance!
NEW! Name Pronunciations and Pronouns Now Available in Blackboard Courses
By Celena Kusch We know how important it is for us to be the ones who determine how we would like to be recognized and addressed by name, and we are happy to announce that name pronunciation and pronoun features are now available in Blackboard. Pronouns and names help us to acknowledge and demonstrate respect … Continue reading NEW! Name Pronunciations and Pronouns Now Available in Blackboard Courses
Providing Accessible Documents
Accessibility Symbols from Respaut (2018) How Designing for Accessibility Will Improve User Experience (Part 2) By Kristen Stevenson There are several simple steps that you can take to ensure course content is accessible to all students, regardless of need or preference. While you may need to remind yourself of these steps at first, it is … Continue reading Providing Accessible Documents
Bubbles & Biases
Image is taken from NBC News By Toni DiMella After two years of virtual conferences and webinars, when my email dings with yet another online anything I usually just ignore it. But when I saw that Sandra McGuire and Bonni Stachowiak were the keynote speakers for the 2020 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference presented … Continue reading Bubbles & Biases