Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you’re looking for with just a few keystrokes.
I’ve used Diigo for years. Changes in the Diigo interface just aren’t working for me so I’m ready to try some alternatives.
This tool was recommended to me by one of my graduate students. I’m going to give it a go. If any of you have tried this, let me know?
Web design can be deceptively difficult, as it involves achieving a design that is both usable and pleasing, delivers information and builds brand, is technically sound and visually coherent.
Solid advice. This article addresses usability and design for self-taught web designers.
Dr. Richard Paul defines the universal standards with which thinking may be “taken apart” evaluated and assessed. Excerpted from the Socratic Questioning Video Series from the Foundation for Critical Thinking.
One of the most intense conversations in my life developed in an Arizona Bar where talked, debated, and commiserated with Richard Paul.
Implementing the principles of universal design in online learning means anticipating the diversity of students that may enroll in your course and planning accordingly. These ten key elements will greatly enhance the accessibility and usability of your course for students with and without disabilities.
Step 1: Develop content first, then design.
Step 2: Provide simple, consistent navigation.
Step 3: Include an accommodation statement.
Step 4: Choose CMS tools carefully.
Step 5: Model and teach good discussion board etiquette.
Step 6: Use color with care.
Step 7: Provide accessible document formats.
Step 8: Choose fonts carefully.
Step 9: Convert PowerPoint™ to accessible HTML.
Step 10: If it’s auditory make it visual; if it is visual make it auditory.
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