How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

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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.

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

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With personalized learning at the forefront of many school initiatives, the use of learning management systems has become a hot commodity among schools. With so many choices on where to build your digital classroom, the questions often arise: “Why do I need a learning management system? Let’s examine three learning management systems aimed at personalizing learning and blended instruction.

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What is Cheating in the Digital Age?

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For instance, at our school, we use the LMS Canvas but it doesn't inherently lock a student into a quiz tab while taking a quiz so we have bought the "hack" known as Respondus Lockdown Browser as an add-on to do this. There is a little bit of irony that the hack is to prevent cheating but in this case, Respondus is what is known as a non-malicious hack that adds value to a product and the product readily accepts it. Access to information makes some tests seem irrelevant at best.

Digital Testing Safeguards

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Another option might be setting up your room for the task at hand by setting up desks in the following ways that allow you to quickly move around your room as you proctor an exam: Question banks/groups -By creating Question Banks in your learning management system you can very easily assign differentiate the same quiz to different students by allowing the system to choose questions out of a question bank. Easy access is eliminated.