Continuing our series on Universal Design for Learning, this article takes a closer look at the first principle of Engagement and provides some simple strategies for incorporating it into Canvas and the classroom without drastically altering how you do things or sacrificing the level of challenge you want to set for your students.
Author: Jennifer Sutcliffe
Accommodation Needs of Students with Disabilities: A Brief Overview
Students with different types of disabilities have needs that can be met using accessibility best practice and Universal Design for Learning strategies. This article introduces some common needs of students with visual, hearing, cognitive, and motor disabilities and basic solutions to accommodate them.
Strategies for Engaging Students with Different Learning Needs
Students learn and grow their abilities at different rates, even at the college level. We introduce the first principle of Universal Design for Learning – Engagement – and recommend strategies to motivate and encourage learners of all backgrounds and aptitudes.
Universal Design for Learning: Making Education More Equitable
When it comes to accessibility in course design, where does one start? The principles of Universal Design for Learning give a foundation in the important considerations for adapting your course to meet student needs.
New! Introduction to Accessibility Lunch & Learn Workshop
Emory Teaching & Learning Technologies is proud to present a new Lunch & Learn workshop that addresses common accessibility concerns…
Emory Canvas is on Twitter!
The Emory Canvas support team is on Twitter! Follow @EmoryCanvas to get the latest news and updates.
Student Presentations in Remote Learning Environments
Remote teaching introduces new logistics to consider for student presentations. Options for synchronous and asynchronous presentations bring opportunities to explore different formats.
Low-Tech Remote Teaching Solutions
Be prepared for any situation. These low-tech options and creative uses of familiar tools for remote teaching will engage students and create an online teaching, social, and cognitive presence.
Women of Wikipedia Editathon on Feb. 25!
Edit Wikipedia for the greater good! For the 5th year in a row, Emory University Libraries and Teaching and Learning…
What’s New in Canvas for Fall 2019
Teaching & Learning Technologies has been hard at work this summer to add and enable new functionality to make Canvas…
Arc Video Learning Platform Added to Canvas
Emory University has acquired a license for the Canvas video learning platform Arc and it is now available in Emory Canvas courses. After a successful pilot, Teaching & Learning Technologies is excited to support Arc for all faculty and students at Emory.
Lynda.com is Transitioning to LinkedIn Learning
This summer, Emory University’s Lynda instance will transition to the LinkedIn Learning platform. LinkedIn has owned Lynda since 2015 and…