Discussion Board Best Practices

Discussion boards have the potential to play a big role in online teaching and learning, but how can you ensure that students are gaining useful educational experience from them? While there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, there are some best practices you can use as guidelines to help you keep your discussion boards a productive and engaging[…]

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Alt Text: An Introduction to Creating Accessible Web-Based Images

What Is Alt Text? Alt or alternate text is an HTML attribute added to an image (it lives within the IMG tag and appears here, bolded for emphasis <img src=’image location” alt=””>). Alt text serves a couple of different purposes: It helps search engines properly understand and index images. It is displayed in the place[…]