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HyFlex: Choose Your Own Attendance!

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!

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What’s New in VoiceThread?

Image from Kenter (2019) "Rediscover VoiceThread" By Jennifer Bland Are you looking for a way to engage students in your online and hybrid courses?  Look no further than VoiceThread!  VoiceThread is an interactive presentation tool that is available as an integrated tool in Blackboard. It will allow you and your students to create presentations with … Continue reading What’s New in VoiceThread?

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ICYMI: Accessibility and ADA Compliance in Online Courses

Image from the W3C's Digital Accessibility FoundationsFree Online Course page By Jennifer Bland According to the CDC, 1 in 4 adults in the United States lives with a disability. In South Carolina, the percentage is even higher with 1 in 3 adults reporting having a disability. However, the most recent report from the NCES found … Continue reading ICYMI: Accessibility and ADA Compliance in Online Courses

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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