Best Practices

How to Make Your Website Accessible

Published: November 20, 2017

In this article I explain what web accessibility means and why it matters, and provide a handful of recommendations you can use to make your websites available to a broader audience. You have an idea for a website. You spend half of your time concerned about how it looks and functions, and the other half…

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An easier way to create online assessments with the CCLE Quiz tool

Published: October 30, 2017
students taking a test

One of the most beneficial, powerful, and effective functions of UCLA’s Common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CCLE) is the minimally named Quiz tool. Far more than a way to create quizzes, the Quiz tool allows instructors to create a variety of low- or high-stakes assessments — providing a clear evaluation on student learning (both at…

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How to use tech to facilitate small-group work

Published: October 5, 2017

Are you looking for ways to improve the results of your small-group collaborations? Here are six different technologies that can facilitate small-group work — not because they are computer-based, but because they support core project-management “best practices” . Collaborative writing tools. Gone are the days of having to email a Word document back and forth,…

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