T4LT - Talon Updates 2019


Talon is always improving. In this episode we cover some of these recent changes and highlight a few powerful but lesser used features that you can explore.

T4LT: Plagiarism and Turnitin


In this episode, Alan and Emily discuss some tips for encouraging academic integrity as well as introduce Turnitin Originality Checker, new for Fall 2018.   

T4LT - Creating Accessible Documents



Creating accessible content is essential whether your course is online or face-to-face. And if you are finding content on the web, how can you check to see if it is accessible? We talk about some of the common ways to plan and check for accessibility in your digital materials. And here are a few more resources you might enjoy...

WebAIM Word and Powerpoint Accessibility
https://webaim.org/techniques/powerpoint/
https://webaim.org/techniques/word/

WebAIM Color Contract Checker
https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/

DIY Accessibility Checking from Portland Community College
https://www.pcc.edu/instructional-support/accessibility/automated/

Closed Captioning in Course Videos
http://kcelt.org/diverse-learners/closed-captioning-in-course-videos/

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T4LT - What's New in Talon (June 2018)



Highlighting a few of the more recent updates in our Brightspace instance called Talon. Included in this episode are the Video Assignment tool, the Date Manager and the Activity Feed widget. As the title suggests, these are live features as of June 2018.

T4LT: Organizing Talon Homepages



In this episode, Alan and Emily continue their discussion on organizing.  This time we move to the Talon Homepage.  Keep your widgets purposeful and relevant as you customize your homepage.

T4LT: Organizing Talon




In this video, Alan and Emily discuss methods for organizing Course Content in Talon.  The key to organizing content is to be purposeful and consistent.  It also helps to walk students through your layout as every Talon course is organized differently.