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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Investigating Microsoft Insights and Learning Analytics

K.Park/ May 15, 2021/ 1 comments

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

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Creating a Knowledge Base in your Classroom with OneNote

K.Park/ May 1, 2021/ 1 comments

Question  Can and should educators use OneNote as a knowledge base?  Introduction Where do knowledge base (KB) systems fit into the classroom?  In my opinion, they’re a perfect fit to help supplement content in your learning management system (LMS), because they’re searchable and they help answer or point students to the necessary information.  Unlike an LMS, the content is presented

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Social Learning with Hypothes.is

K.Park/ April 17, 2021/ 5 comments

Introduction In online learning there are typically three types of regular interactions that instructional designers look for that work together to create opportunities for deeper learning as well as social connections that increase belonging and improve the overall climate of a course.  These interactions are Faculty to Student, Student to Content, and Student to Student.   In this post I want

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