Teaching with Tech
This section offers answers to some of the most commonly requested questions on technology use in the classroom. For additional help, please contact EPIC.
Using the the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor as an instructor – Explains how this tool detects common accessibility errors within the Rich Text Editor, with instructions on how to add alt text and quickly fix other common issues.
Video Playlist: Prepare your Bruin Learn Course Site – a series of video on finding courses in Bruin Learn, importing content from previously taught courses, and using Syllabus and Assignement tools.
Bruin Learn Guide on communicating with students – instructions and best practices on using the Inbox, Announcements, and Notifications tools
Record Video Feedback in Bruin Learn: a quick explainer video from Bruin Learn Resources
Using Video to Enhance Classroom Learning: An EPIC workshop on how video an be easily incorporated to supplement existing course content and support student learning by drawing on theories of active learning, universal design for learning (UDL), and Task-Based Language Teaching (TBL).
A Short Guide to Active Learning Strategies for Remote Teaching – courtest of the UCLA Center for the Advancement of Teaching
Engagement and Active Learning Techniques, by Effort – UCLA’s Center for Education Innovation and Learning in the Sciences (CEILS). Includes interactive options.
UCLA 2020 Fall Teaching Forum – Numerous resources and strategies for remote/hybrid teaching
Creating Quizzes – Info on different types of quizzes in Bruin Learn, and how to create a question bank
Additional Online Tools
The Guide to Active Learning Strategies for Remote Teaching from CEILS includes many options for using Zoom
- Read Annotation by Professors Remi H. Kalir and Antero Garcia. They are some of the leading researchers on social annotation. Available for free.
- How to annotate a file as an assignment submission in Canvas
- Hypothesis: A free tool available within Bruin Learn that lets students annotate documents and webpages.