PowerPoint Slides as a Virtual Background

Zoom now allows us to choose a special virtual background when sharing our screen. This new feature allows the instructor more control over their video and what the students are seeing. It also simplifies the sharing process for PowerPoint by directly sharing slides as a presentation rather than the older…

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A Simple Path to Better Document Accessibility

You’ve probably already heard that accessibility is an important consideration when creating digital content. Content which is created in an adaptable, accessible way is available to a larger audience without the need for special tools or processes to make it available to those with specific limitations or needs. As we…

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Canvas: VoiceThread Graded Assignments

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   VoiceThread is integrated with Canvas! You can create a VoiceThread assignment in Canvas, asking students to: CREATE a VoiceThread, COMMENT on a VoiceThread, OR  WATCH a VoiceThread.  As you grade the VoiceThread assignments, the grades go into the Canvas grade book. (Not familiar with VoiceThread? Check out these videos:…

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