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March 23 at 10am PT/1pm ET Join us for a free webinar to learn how to take your slide decks from static to dynamic. We will be offering step-by-step guidance on converting your decks from PowerPoint to Prezi, a highly visual presentation tool that allows you to show your ideas in context. Advice will include: How to rethink your content with visual metaphors. How to structure content on Prezi’s open canvas. A complete walkthrough of Prezi’s PowerPoint import feature, so you can quickly turn your organization’s slide decks into zooming prezis. Register Here!

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Need to get situated in the world of online teaching and distance learning in all its variations (hybrid, blended, etc.)? Would like to know “best practices” and get ideas for successful online learning initiatives? See below some helpful resources: http://online.ucf.edu/teach-online/professional-development/faculty-seminars/ http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eq/a002/eqm0023.pdf http://www.umass.edu/oapa/oapa/publications/online_handbooks/Teaching_and_Learning_Online_Handbook.pdf http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/AGlanceatInstitutionalSupportf/213685 http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/winter144/lackey144.pdf http://jolt.merlot.org/vol7no4/brinthaupt_1211.pdf http://blended.online.ucf.edu/

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Beginning Spring Semester 2016, ATC’s courses are moving from ANGEL to Blackboard Learn. If you’re taking an online course or a course with an online component, follow the steps belowto access Blackboard.   Download (PDF, 3.83MB)        

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Did you know you can easily check your Microsoft Office documents using built-in accessibility tools? Under:  File>Info>Check for Issues>Check Accessibility Microsoft will even help you fix accessibility issues!   Interested in learning more about accessibility? USG Accessibility tools and information: http://www.usg.edu/siteinfo/accessibility_tutorial/training Georgia Tech Accessibility Handbook: http://webmasters.gatech.edu/handbook/accessibility WebAIM: http://webaim.org/articles/

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Presented Nov. 13, 2014 (Archived) This webinar will present strategies, techniques, and resources for ensuring your website meets accessibility standards and guidelines including WCAG 2.0 and what it means to provide usable vs. technical accessibility. We will demonstrate website evaluation techniques and take a look at several of the most widely used web checkers, WAVE, the Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) and HiSoftware Compliance Sheriff.You will hear about the importance of using assistive technology (AT) users and experts as part of the evaluation process and will see a user/expert demonstrate website access with the use of assistive technology. Presenters: Janet Sylvia, Leader, USG Web Accessibility Group (WAG) John Rempel, AT Specialist, Center for the Visually Impaired Tools and Strategies Webinar Recording Tools and Strategies Webinar Transcript Janet Sylvia Webinar Handout Janet Sylvia PowerPoint Slides PDF format

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