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  • UDL Guidelines for PowerPoints 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (2021)
    Universal Design for Learning is a way of making material more easily accessible. Follow these guidelines to create accessible PowerPoint presentations
  • UDL active participation strategies: multiple means of action and expression 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Allow students to demonstrate learning and knowledge in different formats – oral and written. Show students how they can control videos to control speed and sound, and documents to change font and background.
  • UDL Guidelines for Word Documents 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Universal Design for Learning is a way of making of making material more easily accessible. Follow these guidelines to create word documents that are easy to view and read.
  • Guidelines for creating UDL PowerPoint 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Background. Font. Electronic accessibility. Organisation. Emphasis. Spacing. Images.
  • My Assignment Planner [and Calendar] 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Module. Assignment Title. Word Count. Due Date.
  • UDL student autonomy strategies: multiple means of engagement 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Publish an assessment calendar for all modules across the course at the start of the semester. Share a course outline at the start of the semester.
  • Guidelines for creating a UDL Virtual Learning Environment 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Explore the accessibility tools which give limited changes to font and background colour. Add alt text for images at the point of image upload to the virtual media library. Make text transcripts for audio content available ...
  • Reaching out to all: a set of guidelines and resources for a Universal Design for Learning approach to learning, teaching and assessment in higher education 

    Athlone Institute of Technology [staff] (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2021)
    Higher education works with a diverse population. All students are welcomed into the learning community, coming from a variety of backgrounds, creating a diverse learning This work is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Guidelines ...
  • Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: pre class preparation 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-04)
    Traditionally, the pre-class preparation phase of TBL involved students covering readings prior to a session (Michaelsen, 2002). Pre-class readings may have included chapters/excerpts from textbooks and articles or ...
  • TBL facilitator guide 

    O'Brien, Anne Marie; O'Hanlon, Dave (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020)
    Team-Based Learning Workshop
  • Technology for TBL tools 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology., 2020)
    Screencast-O-Matic is an easy to use video creation program that allow users to record video from a web cam, capture their computer screen, and record their voice. Screencast-O-Matic record video can be uploaded directly ...
  • Technology for team-based learning: peer evaluation 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020)
    In TBL the self-management of the team is a guiding principle and this is very much centred around peer review (Sibley, 2018). We must aim to give the students the tools to be able to do this. There are a number of resources ...
  • Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: application exercises 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-04)
    In the physical classroom, the guidelines for the completion of application exercises can be printed off and distributed to each team (e.g. Franklin et al., 2016), or projected on a screen for a class to view. Teams ...
  • Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: readiness assurance tests 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology (2020) Facilitating TBL - tools to succeed: readiness assurance tests, 2020-04)
    The traditional approach to the roll out of the Individual Readiness Assurance test is a "paper and pen" approach. This can result in reams of paper being used (question sheets and answer forms all need to be printed). ...
  • Enhancing TBL with technology- 5 tips: online TBL 

    Athlone Institute of Technology (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2020-04)
    TBL usually involves students and educators meeting in the same place at the same time. However, as technology has evolved, TBL practitioners have experimented with different ways of facilitating these stages outside ...
  • A strategic and collaborative approach to internationalisation at Athlone Institute of Technology 

    Kelly, Eimear; O'Donoghue, Catherine; Harding, Nuala; Simpson, Mary (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The intentional process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions and delivery of post-secondary education, in order to enhance the quality of education and research for ...
  • An evaluation of the Academic Writing Centre in Athlone Institute of Technology. 

    Kelly, Eimear; Harding, Nuala (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2016)
    The Academic Writing Centre (AWC) was established in Athlone Institute of Technology in November 2015. The aim of the study which formed the basis of this report was to evaluate this new initiative which sought to promote ...
  • An overview of placement practices in Athlone Institute of Technology. 

    Kelly, Eimear; Harding, Nuala (Athlone Institute of Technology, 2017-06-06)
    There is strong evidence to suggest that placements and work experience are extremely valuable to students, both in terms of their academic performance and their employability skills. Research conducted with higher education ...
  • One size does not fit all - a holistic approach to helping a diverse student population make the successful transition to academic life in an Irish Institute of Higher Education. 

    Walsh, Aoife; Kelly, Eimear; Howley, Helen (2014)
    AIT Engage: Collaboration between the Student Resource Centre and the AIT Students’ Union clubs and societies. Aimed at promoting student engagement
  • Technology-enabled feedback in the first year: a synthesis of the literature 

    O'Regan, Lisa; Brown, Mark; Harding, Nuala; McDermott, Geraldine; Ryan, Seamus (2016)
    Improving student transition into Higher Education (HE) has been identified as a key priority for Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology (IoT) (DES 2011, Denny 2015, HEA 2015). Effective feedback can play a critical ...

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