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The open access movement includes college syllabi, too - eCampus News

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With the launch of their Syllabus Tracker tool Utah State University is providing open access to all course syllabi through a user-friendly dashboard.

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Effective Color Contrast - Lighthouse International

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Designing for People with Partial Sight and Color Deficiencies
by Aries Arditi, PhD

 

This page contains three basic guidelines for making effective color choices that work for nearly everyone. Following the guidelines are explanations of the three perceptual attributes of color -- hue, lightness and saturation -- as they are used by vision scientists.


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Carnegie Mellon leads multi-university project to improve web and cloud computing accessibility

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Phys.org Science News Wire : Carnegie Mellon leads multi-university project to improve web and cloud computing accessibility -- a press release is provided to you ìas isî with little or no review from Phys.org staff.
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Carnegie Mellon leads multi-university project to improve web and cloud computing accessibility

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Interview with open syllabus project SALSA developer George Joeckel | opensource.com

Interview with open syllabus project SALSA developer George Joeckel | opensource.com | The syllabus in higher education. | Scoop.it
Jason Hibbets of Opensource.com interviews developer George Joeckel of the open syllabus project SALSA.
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Syllabus and Assignment Design | Institute for Writing and Rhetoric ~ Dartmouth Univ.

Syllabus and Assignment Design | Institute for Writing and Rhetoric ~ Dartmouth Univ. | The syllabus in higher education. | Scoop.it

"When you design a syllabus for any course, you begin with the outcomes that you intend for your students to achieve, and you work backwards from these to particular readings and writing assignments. This method, formalized, is called the method of backward design. Backward design is a useful method for any professor in that it ensures that all assignments, readings, and activities will connect students with the outcomes that the professor deems essential to the course."

 

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Part of a much larger website dealing with first-year writing at the university level: pedagogies, methods, and design


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This Sign Language Ring Translates Hand Movements Into Spoken Words

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The wearable device can also translate voice to text transcribing spoken language picked up by a microphone into text that's displayed on the bracelet...
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Salsa: styled & accessible learning service agreements

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Pedagogy Unbound: Filling in the Blanks

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Syllabus getting stale? Maybe it’s time to try letting your students select some of the readings. (Syllabus getting stale?
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