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
Question How does the use of learning analytics, like Microsoft Insights, impact student learning and care? Introduction The introduction of learning analytics in the classroom is complicated. There is an aspect of care rooted in the belief that if I know what my students are doing and how they’re using the system, that I can know where to help them
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
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.
Question When designing an online class, what are the elements that should be considered to encourage healthy and positive online experiences? Introduction There are a lot of factors in when designing a course that impact a student’s experience. An important value I see that’s needed is care; which must be done with intentionality throughout every aspect of the course. A