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Spring 2019 Faculty Showcase

Faculty Council is proud to present the annual Spring Faculty Showcase on April 26, 2019 in Scholars Hall 105 from 3:30-5:00 PM.  This wonderful event is presented by your faculty peers. They will showcase classroom activities, share lessons, student accomplishments, beautiful things faculty and/or students have created, and other successful or effective teaching strategies.  This… Continue Reading Spring 2019 Faculty Showcase

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Best Practices for MS Word

The following are some best practices to remember when creating Word documents. Information taken from The Office of Accessibility, mn.gov/mnit/accessibility. Use document styles: Use heading and paragraph styles to structure the document. Add alt-text to images and objects: This includes pictures, clip art, charts, shapes, SmartArt graphics, and embedded objects. Use clear, concise terms. For… Continue Reading Best Practices for MS Word

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What is…

Accessibility: Creating a learning environment that works for all learners. Universal Design for Learning: The elimination of barriers from the learning environment. UDL principles are important because they can help address the ability for all students to have access to online materials no matter what technology they use for learning.

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Universal Design

Accessible content doesn’t just benefit those with disabilities. For example, in the case of web video, captioned content benefits ESL students and those who prefer to learn by both reading and hearing new terminology. In a sound-sensitive environment like a library, captioned video can be watched without disturbing those nearby. Essentially, content is most useful… Continue Reading Universal Design

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