Why is Accessibility Important in Online Courses?

La Salle University is committed to providing students with disabilities equal access and participation in all of its academic programs, including online programs in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Online courses can greatly benefit students with visual or auditory  impairments and upper body limitations by allowing access to a course from anywhere…

2019 Winter Institute

2019 Winter Institute Call for Proposals Would you like to be a part of the 2019 Winter Institute by facilitating a group discussion, giving a quick 5 minute lightning talk, or sharing your experiences with assessment and retention? The theme for this year’s Winter Institute is Unpacking the Hidden Curriculum: Academic and Non-Academic Strategies for Supporting Students. This…

VeriCite and Lunch & Learn

What is VeriCite? VeriCite is a tool that is available on Canvas to check students’ written work for plagiarism. This tool works to help educators easily verify originality in their student’s assignments. It automatically checks submitted work to compare against various online sources. This can be enabled directly in the Assignment settings in Canvas. Types of…

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching Knowledge And Practices Of Online Faculty, Keri L. Heitner, Center for Educational and Instructional Research School of Advanced Studies University of Phoenix “The findings support the need to provide adequate professional development and support for online faculty who teach diverse students. Faculty who teach online who understand and value culturally responsive pedagogy and have the knowledge and skills…