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Center for Instructional Technology & Training

Accessibility Services

Our instructional designers can help you develop a proactive approach to streamline future DRC requests. Learn how to use the Ally tool in Canvas to evaluate and improve digitally distributed materials to make courses more accessible to students with disabilities and more usable for everyone. Get started by submitting a Request Assistance form.

Recent Bulletins

Early Pilot Success for New Education Research Tool Terracotta

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Are you interested in taking your course-based research to the next level but tired of dealing with logistical barriers? Well, say hello to Terracotta—the revolutionary open-source app for Canvas eLearning that makes randomized controlled experimental trials easy-peasy!

Does ChatGPT hallucinate about stealing my job?

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Last week, my colleague Chris Sharp and I had the opportunity to share our thoughts on AI and assessment design with a large group of faculty and staff. The interest this topic sparked lead to our highest attendance yet at a Tech Byte event. Based on audience participation, it’s clear that many of us humans are eager to think and talk about this new technology’s impact on us, including how it will affect higher education. We’re excited about these new opportunities, but we are also nervous about the implications. What is it about AI that is so compelling and scary?

Join Course Mapping Camp and Start Your Course Out on the Right (or Left) Foot!

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Did you know that CITT now alternates the modality of our Course Mapping Camp so that it’s offered both in-person and online each year?

Tech Byte: Ramp up Student Engagement with On-Location Videos

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Looking to make your course content more engaging for students? On-location video is a great way to do it! There are a variety of video types that can increase student success, but one size does not fit all. The UFIT Field Production Video team will present a menu of video options, talk about our video production process, and answer any questions you have.

Tech Byte: Create Interactive Course Content with Lumi and H5P

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When building a course do you often find yourself wondering how you can make your content more engaging, fun, and interactive? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Here, at the CITT we’re always looking for new and innovative ways to address that question and one we’re really excited about is Lumi — a free tool for editing interactive H5P content that can be exported and used in Canvas courses or on websites.

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