Teaching

Ally helps make digital course content more accessible by automatically providing alternative formats (such as semantic HTML, audio, ePub, and electronic Braille) and providing instructor feedback and guidance on fixing accessibility issues in a course. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for AIL 605, Spring 2020.

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Creating or selecting captioned video is a key part of creating accessible, inclusive curricula for diverse learners and one example of how educators can address diversity, equity, inclusion, and access when implementing instructional technology. TERC 2020 Poster (PDF) TERC 2020 Narrated Presentation (video)

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Welcome Alabama Library Association Annual Convention attendees! Sources referenced in my Alabama Library Instruction Round Table (ALIRT) Best Practices session, along with some related resources, are listed below. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s alla13 Bookmarks on Diigo.

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Along with some related resources, these are the sources I referenced while sharing my “experiences and advice” re: designing web-based support materials (tutorials, LibGuides & LibAnswers entries) with MLIS students in the LS 527: User Instruction class at SLIS. They are also bookmarked at mbfortson’s ls527 Bookmarks on Diigo.

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Welcome Library 2.012 attendees! Sources referenced in my session, along with some related resources, are listed below. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s library2012delivery Bookmarks on Diigo.

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