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Live Brainstorming & Word Clouds

Tools for live brainstorming and word cloud are great for leveraging technology in the classroom to promote student interaction and engagement. Two tools in particular, AnswerGarden and Tricider, are effective in aiding instructors in simple, easy-to-use ways. AnswerGarden AnswerGarden is a simple, free tool that allows for obtaining feedback from a class, or for students to give feedback about a topic. It’s intended as a creative way of allowing a group to brainstorm topics in any environment. AnswerGarden can be displayed on-screen in a class, via mobile device, or embedded in a Canvas site for online responses by students. A […]

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Accessibility Resources

Accessibility enables individuals of diverse abilities to have access to the same materials, content, audio, video, and images.  The Center for Teaching & Learning provides a number of resources to help make content accessible to all.