This is the last regular post of the 2017-2018 academic year! To keep you inspired over the summer, I offer this link to information about 8 storytelling techniques you can use to create more engaging talks and presentations. Whether you offer information to students in person, online, on video, in infographics, or in other ways, these […]
Colorado State University’s “Access Project” helps other in higher education think about Universal Design for Learning, and how we can improve our own teaching practices, especially leveraging the power of educational technology and online tools! I found the resource called “How Do YOU Teach?” particularly valuable as I thought about my own classrooms, what I […]
While all levels of education need to attend to UDL to be in compliance with ADA standards, postsecondary education students have particular abilities and needs. Check out this website with resources and ideas on postsecondary education and UDL, provided by the National Center for Universal Design for Learning. Also, you’ll find even more resources at […]
We’ll all be hearing a lot more about Universal Design for Learning in the coming months… for a quick overview, check out this overview video produced by CAST, the Center for Applied Special Technology. You can learn more at the CAST website.
“Until learning has no limits.” That’s the motto for CAST, The Center for Applied Special Technology, whose website is loaded with information and resources for educators interesting in Universal Design for Learning (UDL). As their website states that The Center for Applied Special Technology explores ways of using new technologies to provide better educational experiences to students […]
Universal Design for Learning… this is something that those of us working in online education need to think about more as we design our curricula and lessons. This TEDX talk, “Universal Design for Learning–A Paradigm for Maximum Inclusion” addresses this in the context of reconciliation. Fascinating. The speaker, Dr. Terence Brady of Oxford, explains UDL […]
“We believe in the additive power of educational technology both inside and outside the classroom.” Check out this fast-paced, information-packed overview of “teaching at a distance” and educational technology from the makers of the wildly popular Crash Course educational series. The lesson is aimed at students learning through educational technology and offers tips for […]
Not sure what “adaptive learning” means? How about “personalized learning”? For a quick overview of some digital trends and terms you might hear, check out this quick article and infographic. Nothing deep or detailed, just a quick overview.
We’re on Spring Break! Back on March 26, 2018.
Underneath the “digital” part of “digital teaching and learning” is… what? Well, at its core: a human being. A human being teaching. And other human beings learning. I’m reminded as we enter into the season of spring and renewal to think again about what it means to be a teacher, trying new things like digital […]