Universal Design Principles and Their Application in Education

2021-06-17T16:29:54-04:002021/06/17|Articles, Erika Giraldo, Learning, Online, Society|

It is vital to fully understand that integrating accessibility principles in online learning is not an easy fix; it requires proper modelling. Furthermore, accessible instruction does not simply consist of telling professors what accessibility is and expect them to do it all on their own; it is about inclusion and the benefits it can bring to all students in a class.

Tips on How to Formulate Quiz Questions

2021-05-05T15:27:46-04:002020/07/23|Articles, Erika Giraldo, Farnaz Gholami, Learning, Lu Wang, Online, Wynnpaul Varela|

Questions are essential for effective teaching, especially when they invite the learner to engage in high-level reflection. Well-formulated questions can also become a powerful tool for assessing teaching and learning. To guide you through this important exercise, here are some sample questions presented by level of difficulty and question type.

Tips on Creating Clear Learning Objectives

2021-05-05T15:31:19-04:002020/06/30|Amber Judge, Articles, Erika Giraldo, Learning, Online, Wynnpaul Varela|

Defining clear learning objectives is a challenging first step when creating a course. Viewed as the backbone of many educational strategies, Bloom’s taxonomy is a teaching tool that helps you design a course based on the outcomes you want to achieve. By providing a clear focus, both the teaching and the learning paths become more coherent and easier to envision. Let’s take a look at a few tips on how we can use Bloom’s taxonomy in practice.

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