Category Archive: Accessibility

Aug 08

Accessibility of Online Content

Webaim.org is an excellent resource for information relating to accessibility of online content. This includes faculty web sites and online courses. Tools for making online material accessible can also be found at webaim.org. Watch this blog for future posts on accessibility and online content.

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Mar 08

Captioning of Public Facing Videos- Berkley’s Tough Decision

  The University of California Berkley recently announced a decision to remove some 20,000 publicly available videos from their website in response to claims that the lack of captioning for these resources.  Berkley determined that it would serve its students better by providing pertinent video resources behind an authentication login.  Removal of the videos includes …

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Nov 01

Join the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Online Courses COMMUNITY OF LEARNING

Join today! NEW Community of Learning in 2017. COL Leaders: Dr. Donna McCrary, COEHS C&I, Dr. Beth Jones, COEHS PCS. Topic: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Online Courses. Features: Interdisciplinary faculty group, leadership and service, scholarship/research, incentives, budget, learning activities, mentorship, collaboration. For more information, contact CFEI: Gee Library, Suite 173, CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu, 903-886-5511

  For more information about faculty Communities of Learning, click here. To join this community, contact Felicity Grandjean, 903-468-8792 or felicity.grandjean@tamuc.edu. All faculty and adjunct faculty are welcomed to join. The community will be limited to 15 members. Reserve your seat today! The community will begin in 2017.

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Oct 17

The Significance of Videos in Higher Education

Image of embedded video retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_clip

For Your Information: Kaltura disseminates an annual report, The State of Video in Education 2015 and The State of Video in Education 2016. Although Kaltura is a for-profit educational video platform and this particular line of research focuses on education from Kindergarten to Higher Education (of which the majority of respondents are from Higher Ed), this report …

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Mar 10

Invitation to “Access: The Road to Instructional & Student Success”

"Access: The Road to Instructional & Student Success" Professional Development Day March 24, 2016 Come & Go, starting at 1:30pm RSC Pride

Join us at Professional Development Day! “Access: The Road to Instructional & Student Success” Thursday, March 24, 2016 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, and 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM (come & go) RSC Pride In the classroom, new and evolving technologies increase the likelihood of compatibility and access issues for …

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