7 Assessment Challenges of Moving Your Course Online

Assessments that worked fine in face-to-face courses may be a challenge to move online. Why? Because the online teaching and learning environment presents the following seven challenges to traditional assessment implementations. 
See more at:  http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/7-assessment-challenges-of-moving-your-course-online-solutions

AHEAD to You Technology Access Series – Document Structure, the Key to Navigability

Join us for the third session of the AHEAD to You Technology Access Series.  Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 3:00-4:30pm in the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, POY 234.

Higher Education professionals increasingly need a firm knowledge base in the area of Technology Access. Alternate Format isn’t just plain text anymore! This session will explain document structure and how reading tools use it to improve accessibility and navigability.

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For more information about the Technology Access Series, visit AHEAD, Association on Higher Education and Disability. 

AHEAD to You Technology Access Series – Digital Notetaking

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The Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is committed to equity and inclusion of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education. Student Disability Services and Distance Learning have teamed together to bring the AHEAD to You Technology Access Series, a seven session series that will enrich the toolkits of novices and seasoned professionals committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities.

Higher Education professionals increasingly need a firm knowledge base in the area of Technology Access. Join us for the first session of the AHEAD to You Technology Access Series, Digital Notetaking, October 22, 2013 from 3:00-4:30pm in POY 234.

Smartpens and tablet apps, or digital notetaking, can revolutionize the way students with disabilities comprehend, understand, and retain lecture information. Learn about popular notetaking tools and how they can benefit students and you.

No registration required.

Applying Recent Copyright Court Decisions to Distance Ed.

Fair use, transformative uses, and copyright compliance are important concepts to understand when selecting materials for online courses. Attorney and award winning educator Linda Enghagen J.D., will share her insight on copyright and related issues. This interactive online seminar will be held Thursday, October 17, at 2pm in POY 234.

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Presenter Linda Enghagen

A wide variety of topics will be covered, including public domain works, personal copies, library resources, textbooks, creative commons and open access resources. Learn how transformative uses apply to course materials and differentiate between materials that can and cannot be distributed legally for distance education purposes.

No registration needed, simply join us for the event. We hope to see you there!