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Ensuring Documents Are Accessible to Students

Image from "3 Important Reasons for Web Accessibility" Join Scott Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist, Disability Services, virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Blackboard Collaborate to learn how to make your documents more accessible. This workshop will give you both an instructor's perspective on the process of creating accessible documents and a student's eye … Continue reading Ensuring Documents Are Accessible to Students

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ICYMI: August and September Professional Development Resources 2022

Making images like the one above for FREE at Canva.com The following professional development opportunities are now available in the CAIFS PD Blackboard course in the Pre-Recorded Workshops and Webinars folder. Complete the participations activity (contribute to Wakelet, complete short quiz, etc.) to participate in professional development on your own time. Fall Faculty Day: Reimagine … Continue reading ICYMI: August and September Professional Development Resources 2022

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Relationship Matters: Casual Conversation as Pedagogy

The Spartans' Table initiative is BACK! by Dave Marlow When you sit down together at the Spartans' Table, you belong. Belonging is a primary factor in student retention (Costello, et al., 2022). Students who feel connected to their university are more likely to persist in their educational goals. Interacting informally at the Spartan Cafe in … Continue reading Relationship Matters: Casual Conversation as Pedagogy

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Blackboard Organization Basics for Web-Enabled and Hybrid Courses

Image from SUNY Empire Join us on September 14th, 2022 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the CAIFS Professional Development course in Blackboard to learn how to create clear, consistent Blackboard courses that are easy to navigate! Why does it matter? The Morrison, Ross, and Kemp Instructional Design Model highlights the importance of consistent, … Continue reading Blackboard Organization Basics for Web-Enabled and Hybrid Courses