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Getting Back in the Groove

And we’re back… sorta. Before we left for Spring Break, we were supposed to come back on April 12. As you all know, we’re now online until the end of the term. So, our 3-week plan turned into a full 5-week + end of the semester plan. In case you missed it, before the break,[…]

Total Access: Understanding and Applying Universal Design

It’s impossible to have a discussion about accessibility without touching on universal design. While accessibility often focuses on making things easier for those with disabilities to use, universal design goes a step further, creating an ideal model where usability is maximized for everyone. Sound interesting? It is! Even better, it’s broken down into some basic[…]

Design Supplies Laid Out

The New Pedagogy: 6 Web Design Principles You Need to Know to Improve Your Online Course Outcomes

The word design comes from the Latin de signare, meaning to mark or sign, to give something significance and thereby designate its relation to other things. Design, by very definition, is a way of making sense of the world by giving order to things and making them “understandable and meaningful” to the viewer or user.[…]