Check out this orientation and let us know your thoughts. This is now a Moodle course. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for students you would like to have access to the course. If a student is familiar with computers, the course will take less than 30 minutes.
Universal Design for Learning Documents, Checklists, and Demonstrations
|Word 2013, links to researched practices, checklist and demonstration.||Why & How to Create Universally Designed Word Documents||Word Checklist|
|PowerPoint 2013, links to researched practices, checklist and demonstration.||Why & How to Create Universally Designed PowerPoints||PPT Checklist|
|Audio & Video Files, documents will be posted soon.|
|PDF Files, links to researched practices and checklist.||How & Why to Create Universally Designed PDFs||PDF Checklist|
Below are resources provided to instructors. This page is constantly being updated. If you would like information on a topic not listed below, please contact Academic Technology Resources, email@example.com, or 815.599.3411 and request support.
7 Guidelines for Effective Teaching Online, includes links to books.
TurnItIn – Faculty Instructions
Moodle 3.4 Resources, upgrade completed August 8, 2018.
Moodle 3.0, Highland upgraded to Moodle 3.4 August 8.
Using Moodle 3.0 course in Moodle contains short videos on assigning extra credit in the grade book, enrolling and suspending users, user override, and leaving feedback in Moodle for students. If you would like access to the course, call Academic Technology Resources, x3411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Gradebook Tutorial
Creating Closed Captions
Quick way to create closed captions is to export the file as an .mp4, upload to YouTube, and in several minutes YouTube will have created closed captions. Closed captions are 95% accurate, editable, and you are able to view a transcript. Click on each link for the instructions for the task. How to Create a YouTube Account, Setting Up a YouTube Channel, and Automatically creating caption files for YouTube videos.
Office 365, with a Highland email address, you may obtain a free copy of Office 365 by going to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/products/office/default.aspx. This license includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote plus additional classroom tools. The Rosemary J. Shockey Bookstore also has licenses of Office 365 for purchase. A five computer license $119.99 plus tax.
Workshops and Resources
- MVCR Series – registration is open fall courses including accessibility and more. Most courses have been or are in the process of being updated.
To see our video tutorials, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page or go to Services, Online Student Services, scrolling to the bottom. Titles include Adding Headers and/or Foots to Word 2013, Changing Line Spacing Word 2013, changing Margins in Word 2013, Information on Passwords and Password Resets, more being added constantly. If there is a topic you would like added, please contact Academic Technology Resources, x3411.
Using Moodle 3.4 contains more videos, Moodle login page, if Using Moodle 3.4 is not in your class listing, contact Academic Technology Resources, x3411 or email email@example.com and request access.