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How to create an inclusive online class

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 15:55

At Penn State, we talk about the “All In” initiative ~ a commitment to diversity and inclusion in all areas of the University. This includes our online classrooms. Here are some ways to use language to create diverse and inclusive classroom environments for all students.

P.S. These tips are good for traditional face-to-face classrooms as well!

Single-Page Display LTI

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:43

Last month, three of my fellow learning designers and I made a presentation at Penn State's Canvas Day on a realtively new innovation that we utilize in several online courses called the Course Content Selector, which is our Single-Page Display LTI.

What is LTI and what does it do?

Can You Hear Me?

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 11:05

How to be heard in the classroom

According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, approximately 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. There are some very simple ways to ensure your students will hear you. I will list a few below.

Zoom local recording no longer an option?

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 10:59

When recording a Zoom session (for example to record an office hours session or a screen capture demonstration) it is nice to have choices on whether the recording should be stored in the cloud (for easy sharing from Zoom or Kaltura) or to your local computer (for editing and higher resolution video).  To choose cloud or local recording options, you can select the carrot icon next to the record button in the Zoom toolbar and choose where to record the video.