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Accessibility & Inclusion Statement for your Course

Including a diversity statement on your syllabus can set the tone for your classroom environment. It shows students that you value and respect difference in intellectual exchange, and are aware of current campus conversations surrounding diversity (UX Collective). In addition, it is important for professors to set a tone of respect and positive regard at …

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10 Types of Alternative Assessments

While faculty continue to maneuver through the pandemic to ensure that students are retaining the content being taught, alternative assessment has become a staple in conversations as being a category of consideration for the classroom. Student learning can be demonstrated through many different but equitable assessment methods. In considering an alternative to an existing assessment, …

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The Importance of Instructional Design in Higher Education

When wanting to know the importance of Instructional Design, the first step is to define this ever-evolving realm of learning processes. Instructional Design is defined as the systematic development of instructional specifications using learning and instructional theory to ensure the quality of instruction. Now knowing the definition of Instructional Design, how does this apply to higher …

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Alternative Assessment Methods For Online Environment

Student learning can be demonstrated through many different but equitable assessment methods. In considering an alternative to an existing assessment, faculty may need to consider alternative assessment strategies with respect to end-of-semester formal exams and/or continuous assessments. These strategies could be considered as an online alternative to assessments that would generally be carried out in …

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