My Humanizing Reflections

This course has provided me with the tools needed to take the courses on which I work to the next level. It's not enough to have an online course that has clear learning objectives, meets accessibility requirements, and contains understandable content. The course must also be humanized. I now have the tools, including Canva, Animoto, Tackk, etc., to do this.

I plan to start with liquid syllabi. Then I'll introduce Voice Threads to the instructors I work with. I'll have to work out the logistics of getting Voice Thread and Animoto accounts for the instructors. Can't wait to get started!

I highly recommend How to Humanize Your Online Course taught by Michelle Pacansky-Brock through ELI.

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2 years ago
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Wonderfully done Janet! Wonder if the liquid syllabai will be accessible?

2 years ago
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Oh my gosh, that's a perfect song for your video! Janet, I'm so pleased to hear you found what you needed here. :) I can share a bit about the accessibility of Populr.me (the tool I suggested for the liquid syllabus). A colleague of mine has tested pages made with Populr using a screenreader and it worked quite well. However, there is no built-in Alt-Text feature when you upload an image. So, decorative images are best. If you title the file of the image using a description, that will be read by the screenreader, which is somewhat helpful. I hope that helps. :) Stay in touch!

2 years ago
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Thanks for the accessibility information. The song is one the instructor has the students listen to in the course. Having the photos along with the song is a much more interesting way to learn about sea shanties.