Intermediate

If you’ve got the basics down and you’re ready to dive a little deeper, these are for you. We consider these intermediate topics and tutorials.

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Effective Use of Color – Creating Accessible Content

Do you ever have trouble reading text in a document or on a website because there’s not enough contrast between the background and the color of the text? Do you find that the font style or the size is difficult to read?  Does colored text or bolding help you to discern what is important in …

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Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction: Time tested approach to successful instruction

Oftentimes instructors need a simple, repeatable process to help them when they are in the weeds of course design. One such process is Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction.  Robert Gagné was an American educational psychologist best known for developing multiple systems for simplifying and delivering instruction. He pioneered the science of instruction during World War …

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PowerPoint Accessibility Module

This eLearning module will provide step-by-step instructions and best practices for making your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities. When your slides are accessible, you unlock your content to everyone and people with differing abilities can read and use your slides. You learn, for example, how to add alt texts to images so that people using screen readers …

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Pedagogy Books and Podcasts

Podcasts EdSurge A weekly podcast about the future of education, featuring insightful conversations with educators, tech innovators and scholars, hosted by EdSurge’s Jeff Young and other EdSurge reporters. Hub Talk – Chemeketa Community College Hub Talk is a teaching and learning podcast hosted by the Center for Academic Innovation at Chemeketa Community College. Conversations touch …

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Organize Assignments in Brightspace

Organize your assignments into categories to make it easier for users to navigate to the appropriate assignment. For example, you can create separate categories for course units, summative projects, bonus assignments, and individual submissions. Your new category will appear on the Assignments page only if there are assignments associated with it. Watch the video below to learn …

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Using Brightspace for Foreign Language Courses – Débora Maldonado-DeOliveira on Best Practices for the New Normal

The pandemic brought with it major shifts in education and an abundance of opportunities to try new strategies and practices. During Planning Week 2021 several faculty members presented some of their pandemic success and how these best practices can continue to be utilized as we adjust to a new normal. Associate Professor of Spanish Débora …

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Collecting Student Kaltura Video Assignments

Kaltura Video Hosting is a campus wide application which means students have the same access to desktop recording, editing, and hosting as faculty and staff. This software makes it even easier to assign video projects to students. But how can students easily share a Kaltura video with you? We’ll give you 3 options for collecting …

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