Scaffold technical skills required for participation, and ensure all tools meet accessibility standards. Allow students time to practice with tools before requiring an assessment that utilizes those tools. Be mindful of file sizes and possible learner internet restrictions. Pay attention to privacy.
Tools & Tech Checklist
Communicate tech requirements for accessing and participating in the course (Internet access/speed, mobile, publisher websites, secure content, pop-ups, browser issue, microphone, webcam). SAMPLE
Scaffold technical skills required for participation in course learning activities (orientation, practice, and application – where appropriate).
Include frequently used technology tools in the course menu. Remove any tools not being utilized from the course menu.