Students Taking Action for Access
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The purpose of this student-led project is for instructors to gain an understanding of what students are looking for in their classes and to familiarize you with some tools you can use to implement new practices in the classroom.
A few of the topics we’re going to cover in these videos include Readspeaker, Zoom live captioning, and online group projects.
Newest Video Topic - Campus Acronyms
Meredith has its own language like SMB, SLS, Beehive… what do these all mean? They can be confusing for new members of campus so here is a little cheat sheet for you.
All Students Taking Action for Access Videos
Real Meredith Student Voices
Duplicate this in your course
Consider using some of the many alternative assessment options like the project mentioned above! There are many benefits to moving beyond standard testing.
Make it Easier for Students with Due Dates
Adding dates to your online course content makes it easy for students to see everything at a glance. They can also sync the Brightspace calendar with their personal calendar just like this student was wishing.
Brush Up on Gradebook
Brightspace allows you to post grades and feedback for students to view over the semester and adjust their work as needed.
Learn more about using Brightspace Gradebook ->
Try Flipgrid for More Engagment
Flipgrid is a social learning platform that allows educators to ask a question, then the students respond in a video. It now also takes audio and text.
Faculty and staff at Meredith College have access to our Library of Accessibility Resources course in Brightspace covering:
- Understanding accessibility
- Design concepts
- Universal design
- Word documents
- Screen readers
If you don’t have access to the course, please contact the IDAT team.
Disability Services collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and community members to create usable, equitable, inclusive and sustainable living and working environments on campus.
IDAT can help with general accessibly related to our supported software but for comprehensive accessibility and disability needs please contact Meredith College’s Disability Services.