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Occupational Therapy Student Telehealth Experiences

By info@ciddl.org | June 23, 2021
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Occupational Therapy Student Telehealth Experiences Author: Jake Benich, Hannah Stoll, Grace Fulton Who We Are? We are new occupational therapy (OT) graduates who recently completed their doctoral capstone projects involving telehealth. Our projects involved working on telehealth training for therapists,…

Using UDL and Technology to enhance Learning for All

By info@ciddl.org | June 16, 2021
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Using Universal Design for Learning and Technology to enhance Learning for All Author: Nicholas Hoekstra In the June CIDDL Research and Practice Brief, we interview Dr. Loui Lord Nelson. Dr. Nelson is an author, consultant, and host of the podcast…

Engaging Our Learners: Tips, Tools, and Strategies

By info@ciddl.org | May 13, 2021
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Engaging Our Learners: Tips, Tools, and Strategies Author: Sean Smith, Nicholas Hoekstra Today’s blog about tips, tools, and strategies for enhancing engagement in the classroom is based on the following video produced by Professor Sean Smith of the Department of…

Designing Accessible Presentations in PowerPoint

By info@ciddl.org | May 6, 2021
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Designing Accessible Presentations in PowerPoint Author: Nicholas Hoekstra The PowerPoint presentation is ubiquitous in classrooms around the world, and for good reason. PowerPoint is a powerful multimedia software that allows teachers to present information in dynamic ways, using text, images,…

Digital Books and Universal Design for Learning

By info@ciddl.org | May 4, 2021
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Digital Books and Universal Design for Learning Author: Nicholas Hoekstra Accessible Textbooks? One of the most quintessential features of any class or course is the textbook: the go-to source for structure, knowledge, and exercises for almost any subject. Unfortunately, traditional…

Online course accessibility: A single path or multiple pathways to a single destination?

By info@ciddl.org | May 3, 2021
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Online course accessibility: A single path or multiple pathways to a single destination? Author: Matthew Marino Covid-19 first appeared in the United States last March, colleges and universities across the country scrambled to move courses from face-to-face into online formats.…

Designing for Use of Technology and Innovation

By info@ciddl.org | April 27, 2021
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Designing for Use of Technology and Innovation Author: CIDDL Team Technologies designed based on Universal Design for Learning The power of technology in improving student learning and engagement is contingent on its effective design and innovative use in various learning…

Gamify Your Classroom

By info@ciddl.org | April 27, 2021
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Gamify Your Classroom Author: Ling Zhang What is gamification? Game it up! Let’s make learning more engaging and motivating! Gamification has become increasingly popular in non-game contexts. For education, gamification means that we use game thinking and design elements to…

Reimagining Your Syllabus Using Universal Design for Learning

By info@ciddl.org | April 22, 2021
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Reimagining Your Syllabus Using Universal Design for Learning Author: Monica Berns; Michelle Patterson; Christine Parsons Gone are the days when the syllabus provided only class expectations and grading criteria. Today, the syllabus can be a living document to provide resources…

Introduction to the Center for Innovation, Design, and Digital Learning (CIDDL)​

By info@ciddl.org | April 13, 2021
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Introduction to the Center for Innovation, Design, and Digital Learning (CIDDL)​ Learn more about the new Center for Innovation, Design, and Digital Learning! Panelists: Dr. Trey Vasquez, Dr. James Basham, Dr. Ling Zhang, Christine Parsons, Dr. Jody Britten Recorded on…

We, as a national center, aim to develop, research, and use the design that promotes the positive impact of educational technology in special education, early intervention, and related services. Check out this post to read more about Design within the CIDDL framework.