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_To insure that files you have uploaded to your Moodle course, refer to the accessibility guide for the program used to create the file:_ * WORD DOCUMENTS * Creating accessible Word documents [https://support.office.microsoft.com/en-us/article/Crea...
_It is possible (with just a few extra steps) to accommodate students who have received clearance from the CLASS office to receive additional time, extend a deadline for a student, or allow a second attempt for a student with a technological issue._ * ...
_The Accessibility block allows students to customize Moodle to their visual needs. It supports changing of text sizes and color schemes. The block includes the "ATBar." This provides extra tools and customization options, including dictionary lookup and ...
Alternative text ("alt-text") is descriptive text added to an image. This text is read by special screen-reading software that describes the page to individuals who may have vision difficulties. It is important to include alt-text (even if it is blank) ...
_Most instructors post their syllabi on Moodle as a Word doc or PDF. However, their are many benefits to copying & pasting your syllabus into a Moodle page (a web page accessible only within your course). For one thing, a page is much more accessible to s...
This article shows how to define exclusive access to any activity or resource in moodle to a group of students. This can be used to managing content in courses with merged enrolments between lower-division and upper-division students or multiple sections ...
_The E-Learning Team recommends that all instructors install the Moodle Course Template (a pre-formatted pattern that incorporates online course design best-practices) in their course(s). The template is intended as a time-saver for instructors, but it al...
Students are always on the go. The Moodle Mobile App helps students have access to course material, upload assignments, and participate in forums without the use of a computer. IF YOU ALREADY HAVE THE MOODLE APP, SKIP TO STEP 5. * Go to the app store ...
ATTO is a newer Moodle content editor. In comparison to the current editor, TinyMCE, Atto is streamlined in order to help increase the accessibility of Moodle sites. This article explains the toolbar buttons on the new content editor which appear in all f...
The TinyMCE content editor is no longer supported by Moodle. Consider switching to the ATTO content editor as its elements help with the accessibility of one's course design and allows the embedding of video and audio posts in forums or in online text ass...
_RESTRICT ACCESS settings are used to restrict or hide resources from students under different conditions. Instructors can use this to make students' access to learning materials dependent on conditions such as:_ * _the date (you can set FROM and UNTI...
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