Posts Tagged: Accessibility

TurningPoint – Instructor Resources

Because of the integration with the Blackboard learning management system, proper registration can be unwieldy for students. If students do an internet search, they will likely discover a different process for registration that will fail to make the link correctly to the system, resulting in their clicker or ResponseWare responses being lost. As a result,... Read more »

Tools for Accessibility Support

Classroom content and interactions should be able to be experienced by all of your students regardless of physical or learning differences. While technology vendors haven’t always been so mindful of this legal and ethical mandate, more and more tools are being developed to be accessible to students with disabilities by default. In this case, providing… Read more »

Read&Write Gold

Read&Write Gold is a discreet, customizable toolbar that integrates reading, writing, studying, and research support tools with common applications. Students can download it for use on a home computer, either Mac or PC, from the software downloads section in MyNeu, and it is installed on all Northeastern Lab machines. There are many features, and though… Read more »

Closed Captioning for Tegrity and Other Media

Closed captioning is a supported service for both on-ground and on-line learning at Northeastern. Closed captioning addresses compliance issues for hearing impaired viewers, improves accessibility for students whose first language is not English, improves comprehension and retention of media content for viewers, and provides flexibility for viewers with mobile devices in environments where access to… Read more »

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