Video Captioning with Panopto

Panopto Captioning Basics Panopto will automatically caption videos that you record into Panopto directly and Zoom recordings stored in Panopto.... ... Read More
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Understanding Document Accessibility

This article discusses written documents in any format, still images, tables, graphs, Canvas pages, and other materials. For information on... ... Read More
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Inclusivity in Virtual Discussions

Making sure that everyone participates in class discussions is vital for building community in a flex-hybrid course. We know how to get students to participate in discussions in our physical classrooms, and the good news is that we can emulate those same techniques for virtual or hybrid class meetings as well. In some cases, it’s even easier to use these techniques virtually than in-person. This is because flex-hybrid teaching naturally lends itself to using a wider range of modalities for discussion, which allows a more diverse set of voices to “have the floor”. Here are some techniques that you can use to include everyone in your flex-hybrid class discussions. ... Read More
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Making Screen Reading Easier

As you’ve probably noticed, reading on a screen is hard! It strains the eyes - and research suggests that it reduces comprehension and concentration. In a flex-hybrid course, some screen reading is inevitable, but there are steps you can take to make it less taxing for your students. Here’s how. ... Read More
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Reducing “Zoom Fatigue”

"Zoom fatigue” is a real thing - it comes from the additional cognitive load imposed by trying to parse interpersonal interactions in a space where you can’t see a person’s full body and other physical cues that you get during in-person meetings. Here are some simple but effective ways to minimize Zoom fatigue. ... Read More
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