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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. On the latest installment of our monthly online discussion forum, EdSurge Live , we explored accessibility in this unusual era of emergency remote teaching.

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Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

EdTech Magazine

This locks down the Chromebook so that the quiz takers can access only the current tab containing the quiz. . Can’t Access Locked Mode? Check out Respondus LockDown Browser, Securly or Windows 10 ’s ability to create a test link to provide a secure testing environment. Manage What Students See in Google Forms’ Locked Mode.

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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. Access to information makes some tests seem irrelevant at best. Everyone else is doing it. And there is the rub.

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

TeacherCast

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. Why would students want to use Schoology?

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Digital Testing Safeguards

Tech Helpful

Access Codes - Codes serve as a safeguard that students cannot access exams when you are not ready for them to access it. Giving students the code right at exam time and then changing the code once everyone is in is a way to make sure different sections you teach are not accessing the exam when they are not in your presence.