How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

Colleges have long had offices designed to support students who have learning disabilities and to encourage broader accessibility in the classroom and beyond. They also addressed audience questions about how to get faculty motivated to adjust their courses to improve accessibility.

What is Cheating in the Digital Age?

Tech Helpful

According to the Techopedia website, hacking is the ability to break into a system ( [link] ) but every single day as an instructional technologist I sit at my desk and wish for different educational platforms to be able to do certain things they cannot and I look for add-ons (or hacks) to make it happen. Yesterday I had a conversation with a super vigilant parent that works hard to create safeguards for his children not to access parts of the internet that can lead to moral degradation.

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Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

EdTech Magazine

For educators who like to create their own assessments, platforms like Google Forms have been a godsend. . Locked Mode, a new feature in Google Forms and Classroom, allows educators to lock down the testing environment on school-managed Chromebooks. . This locks down the Chromebook so that the quiz takers can access only the current tab containing the quiz. . Can’t Access Locked Mode? Rhode Island-based 7th-grade math teacher and education blogger

The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

TeacherCast

Geared toward K-12 education, it provides teachers with the ability to create assignments, track student progress, collect student work, assign grades, and manage the classroom efficiently and effectively. Teachers can also implement elements of gamification rather easily as Schoology provides access to “student completion settings”, hidden folders or assignments, and a badge creation tool. All of this can be used to truly differentiate how and what, students access.