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Discontinuing LockDown Browser

As the spring semester winds down, you may now be shifting your focus to final exams and wondering if LockDown Browser will be available for the upcoming exam period. After over six months of troubleshooting, it has become clear that, … Continue reading

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Improving Colour Accessibility for Students with Colour Deficiency

Improving Colour Accessibility for Students with Colour Deficiency Image CC by Johannes Ahlmann Did you know that approximately 1 in 12 men is colour blind? Colour blindness — or more accurately, poor or deficient colour vision — can affect a … Continue reading

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Increasing accessibility of course content: How to create closed-captioned videos

Increasing accessibility of course content: How to create closed-captioned videos What are closed captions? Closed captions are a transcription of dialogue that is added to a video or digital presentation and, when turned on, appears as text on the bottom … Continue reading

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Increasing Accessibility of Course Content: Tips for using the Brightspace Accessibility Checker

Increasing accessibility of course content: Tips for using the Brightspace Accessibility Checker Web Accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of making websites and online content usable by people of all abilities and disabilities. Use the Brightspace Accessibility Checker to identify common … Continue reading

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New Ed Tech Online Course Assistance Program

New Ed Tech Online Course Assistance Program Have you heard about Ed Tech’s Online Course Assistants (OCA) pilot program? We have hired and trained three Co-op students who can provide online course support for your department or individual instructors. Our … Continue reading

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Langara’s Learning Tools and Technologies

We know you are becoming Brightspace experts, but have you tried out any of Langara’s other learning tools and technologies? Try this quiz to see how much you know about our tools and support. Langara’s Ed Tech department provides expertise, … Continue reading

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Brightspace Changes – December 2019 / January 2020

Changes coming to Brightspace in the next few weeks: Brightspace Course Request and TA/Marker Forms: December 18th, 2019 On December 18th, myLangara Classic is being retired, so our Brightspace course request and TA/Marker Request forms are moving. You can find … Continue reading

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