In this session, you will learn how to create accessible course materials that will benefit ALL of your students. Specifically, you will get an overview of how to format PDFs and Office documents for maximum accessibility. You will also get an overview of how to make multimedia (audio and video) accessible.
Learn how to setup your iCollege gradebook, create and manage grade columns, enter grades, track a student’s progress, and calculate final grades based on points or percentages. At the end of the workshop, you should be able to do the following:
- Use the Grades setup wizard
- Create grade items and categories
- Enter grades manually
- Calculate the final grade
- Create grade schemes
- Export grades to a spreadsheet
- Import grades from a spreadsheet
Mastering Online Teaching is the first workshop in a series of workshops leading to the Certificate of Mastery in Online Teaching. This 7-week, online course is offered via iCollege and provides participants with the basic tools to enable them to be effective online instructors. This course is primarily for faculty who intend to teach a course that is fully online. However, those who want to teach a hybrid course or supplement their face-to-face courses with online activities may find this course useful as well.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to
- Identify the policies and requirements for teaching in the online campus.
- Plan an online course
- Create online instructional content
- Develop communication tools for an online course
Mastering Assessments is a supplemental workshop to the Mastering Online Teaching series. This 6-week, online course is offered via iCollege and provides participants with strategies to effectively assess students utilizing the basic assessment tools available within iCollege; including Assignment Submission Folders, Rubrics, Quizzes, Self Assessments, and Surveys.
Mastering Accessibility: The Faculty Role is a four-week, online workshop offered via iCollege.
The workshop is divided into four modules.
- Accessible Content is Everyone’s Responsibility
- Universal Design for Learning
- Creating Accessible HTML, Word, PowerPoint, and PDF files
- Making Media Accessible
We encourage you to login daily and interact with other workshop participants in discussions.