Encouraging Students to Create Accessible Content with WebAIM’s WAVE Tool

K.Park/ May 28, 2021/ 1 comments

Question  How can educators inspire their students to create more accessible digital content by introducing a tool like WebAIM’s WAVE tool? Introduction The delivery of specific accommodations is usually the responsibility of the instructor and the institution.  Often, when framing conversations about accessibility, the conversation steers instructors towards doing certain types of accessible work in advance, so the need to

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Digital Ethics Audit

K.Park/ November 26, 2020/ 0 comments

Overview My community project this quarter involved an ethics interview with someone I know. In order to prepare for the interview, I needed to first identify what values I felt were the most important and then develop questions that addressed those values, but also fit into the ISTE Standards for Coaches. I selected three values: Integrity, Equity, and Care and

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Digital Learning Mission Statement

K.Park/ November 26, 2020/ 0 comments

Technology is Changing, but our Values Shouldn’t Technology changes at a rapid pace, but I believe that it is important to keep our values at the front of our conversations and decisions because technology should not dictate what is important to society. Just like when choosing a technology to use in the classroom, the learning objectives and pedagogy come first. 

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Artificial Intelligence, Academic Integrity, & Equity

K.Park/ October 24, 2020/ 0 comments

Question My question for my blog post was: “Academic integrity is an important part of higher education.  How can we equip instructors to use academic integrity tools equitably in the classroom?” Introduction The International Center for Academic Integrity defines academic integrity as “a commitment, even in the face of adversity, to six fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage.” (International

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Creating a more Inclusive Online Classroom

K.Park/ September 27, 2020/ 0 comments

Question So I arrived at question: Am I creating a welcoming space in my online classroom? And How do I know if I am doing that? Some of the related questions that might help answer that, that I could think of are:   Can the student participate in all areas of the course with the device of their choosing? How

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Taking the “Pulse” of your Course

K.Park/ September 4, 2020/ 1 comments

This content is an excerpt from one of the content pages I am writing for my department. It will be used as part of my office’s professional development offerings and it is about why and how instructors can check their “course climate” in an online course. What is course climate? Many instructors have a desire to see every student succeed

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