Katherine Baeckeroot

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    Make Instructional Materials Accessible

    The supporting materials we use to highlight the concepts in a course also require special accessibility considerations. There are several ways to make instructional materials, such as PowerPoints,...

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    About Images and Graphics

    Use images and graphics to support course content, demonstrate ideas and concepts, and share information. There are two types of images and graphics: Low complexity High complexity These categori...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    About Universal Design Learning

    Universal Design Learning is an application of several design principles that specifically promote teaching and learning. The overarching goal of Universal Design Learning is to remove barriers to ...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    About POUR Principles

    As we migrate content from traditional learning environments to online settings and continually produce more content, we need to consider how to make content more accessible. According to the Web C...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    Make Videos Accessible

    Videos are a form of multimedia because they contain synchronized audio and visual elements. Although videos are beneficial for increasing engagement and enhancing the learning experience, videos a...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    About Transcripts

    Transcripts are an entirely text-based alternative to multimedia, including both the audio and visual components. Transcripts are helpful for learners who can't access videos by perceiving the audi...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    Add Captions

    Captions are text descriptions of audio content in multimedia, like videos. Adding captions to your instructional material can enhance the delivery and reception of the course content. There are a ...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    About Captions

    Captions are text descriptions of the audio in multimedia, such as videos. Captions display the dialogue, identify speakers, describe music and sounds, and clarify tone. Within the teaching and lea...

  • Katherine Baeckeroot created an article,

    About Screencasts

    Screencasts are visual recordings of a computer screen that enable you to demonstrate a task, present a topic, or describe the features and functionality of a website or computer application. Often...

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    Create a Screencast

    Create screencasts to enhance the delivery of your course content and to provide variation of content in your online learning environment. Required Tools Before creating a screencast, make sure you...