How to Modify Device Settings to Improve Accessibility

Here are some resources to modify the settings on your device to improve accessibility. Android General Accessibility Adjust display size or font size  Magnification High-contrast text Color inversion Twilight (screen filter) iOS General Accessibility on iPad General Accessibility on iPhone Display Accommodations Mac General Accessibility Make it easier to see what’s on the screen Windows […]

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Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

What is UDL? The three basic principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) stress the use of multiple means of representation, expression and engagement. The goal of UDL is to ensure that the same learning occurs regardless of individual differences. What UDL tools are available in D2L? Open dyslexic font style: How to Modify Font Size […]

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ePortfolio

An ePortfolio is an organized collection of evidence such as documents, graphics, audio files, videos, presentations, and course work. The UCalgary ePortfolio is a personal digital space to: Provide long term storage; Collect different forms of “data” to be used as evidence of learning, development, or competency; Capture your individual perceptions of learning experiences; Act as a medium/venue to share […]

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Institutionally supported and approved online learning technologies

If you would like to use an online learning technology that is not listed on this page, please contact your IT Partner to begin the process of review and evaluation for use within courses. In accordance with University of Calgary policies, including the University of Calgary’s Electronic Communications Policy, and in compliance with provincial regulations […]

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Video Hosting

The University of Calgary does not currently have a platform for publishing videos. D2L can handle very short clips, but those are viewable only within a course. There is currently a project, coordinated by Information Technologies and the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, to identify and implement a video hosting platform for use by […]

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Decommissioning of Breeze http://breeze.ucalgary.ca server

Information Technologies is in the process of decommissioning unsupported Servers running on Windows 2003 OS, which include Breeze (http://breeze.ucalgary.ca). Adobe Connect (http://connect.ucalgary.ca) will be the replacement server for Breeze services (ie narrated PowerPoint slides created with the Adobe Presenter plug-in). If you would like to save or republish your content, please follow the steps outlined below as […]

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Magna Campus resource collection

Thanks to financial support from the Student’s Union and the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, Magna Campus is available for use by the University of Calgary community. The campus license includes Magna Commons, as well as a series of higher education newsletters, including Online Classroom, The Teaching Professor, Recruitment & Retention in Higher Education, […]

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Extra Resources

The following sites are great resources to find information on additional questions or help resources that you may need. Continuing Education Help Site (useful for everyone) Continuing Education at the UofC has created a fantastic site with great resources. Please check them out here. D2L From the company, D2L is now calling the LMS “BrightSpace”. […]

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