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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Minimizing Students’ Extraneous Cognitive Load

Web usability experts sometimes use the mantra “don’t make me think” to describe the ideal for clear, clutter-free web design and navigation. While this may sound simplistic or lazy, it’s actually just a catchy summation of one of the fundamental principles of “cognitive load theory”. ... Read More
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