May 10, 2019, by Marshall White, Senior Manager - UNH Academic Technology
UNH has acheived an important milestone. Coming in the Fall 2019 term, all Registrar Controlled Classrooms (~120) in consideration of the tenets of Universal Design, will have have American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant furniture. In order to be ADA compliant, classrooms must incorporate furniture that can be used by students who exhibit a disability and may require the use of additional services such as a wheelchair. In the past, this furniture was brought to the classroom by moving...
May 10, 2019, by Megan Murphy (COLA, '22)
In our current learning environment, it is essential that college faculty ensure that videos used in their courses are accessible to all students. Whether content is presented in lectures, classwork, or homework, this objective is critical and can be advanced through the implementation of closed-captioning.
“Accessibility issues should be considered in all cases regardless of whether or not any particular student is hearing-impaired”, said Academic Technology Senior Manager David Blezard. “...
October 25, 2017, by Alicia Medros
myCourses by Canvas operates on a three-week release cycle through which features are added or updated. Academic Technology myCourses blog will periodically highlight important information from these releases to inform the UNH Community about new and updated features available.
The Canvas release scheduled for Saturday, 10/28 includes a number of feature enhancements and break fixes. One of the new features I am most excited about is the Accessibility checker that is being added to the Rich...