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Gradescope Training Oct 3-4

September 30, 2022

Interested in learning about Gradescope? Gradescope allows instructors to administer and grade online or digitized paper-based homework, quizzes, and exams with open-ended or multiple-choice questions. This means instructors no longer have to read their students’ written responses to grade their … Continued

Digital Accessibility in Course Design Training

September 28, 2022

Finishing up our blog series on digital accessibility in courses is an invitation to you. We invite all instructors and support staff to take the DAO’s training on Digital Accessibility in Course Design! The University’s Digital Accessibility Office now offers … Continued

Add Captions to Panopto Videos

September 23, 2022

In our last blog post on digital accessibility, we talked about making Zoom sessions accessible. This includes adding live captions in your Zoom meetings and cleaning up the auto-generated transcript in your recordings. All Zoom Cloud recordings are automatically sent … Continued

Accessibility in Zoom

September 21, 2022

So many of us now meet through Zoom. It’s a convenient way to have class meetings, hold review sessions, and gather people who need to chat. With so many opportunities to meet online in Zoom, it’s important to keep accessibility … Continued

Use the Canvas Accessibility Checker

September 15, 2022

Similar to the Sakai Accessibility Checker, we recommend using the Accessibility Checker in Canvas, which is also built right into the Rich Content Editor! As always, look for the accessibility icon (person in a circle). As you enter content into … Continued

Use the Sakai Accessibility Checker

September 13, 2022

Continuing our EdTech Blog series on digital accessibility, let’s look at how we can make our content accessible in Sakai. There is an Accessibility Checker built right into the text editor that will quickly scan your content for potential issues! … Continued

DAO’s Top 10 Tips for Digital Accessibility

September 9, 2022

This month we are featuring a blog series on digital accessibility in your courses. All digital content must be accessible to all users, and proactively making accessibility integral to course delivery will contribute to more equitable student access. To kick … Continued

Start of Semester Tech Checklist

August 10, 2022

Welcome back to another fall semester! Here is a tech checklist for instructors to help you get tech ready for the beginning of classes. As always, please contact the ITS Service Desk if you need any assistance. We also offer … Continued

Start of Semester Canvas Checklist

August 10, 2022

We are officially entering the first semester at UNC that Canvas becomes available to any and all instructors who wish to use this learning management system. How exciting! We’re looking forward to seeing how many of you decide to take … Continued

Canvas Now Available at UNC!

July 5, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce that Canvas is now available at UNC! Canvas by Instructure is used by more institutions of higher education than any other learning management system (LMS), including other UNC System schools and UNC-CH’s peer institutions. In addition … Continued