Fostering a Feminist Classroom Climate

Fostering a Feminist Classroom Climate

In this icebreaking activity, students think-pair-share on the question “What makes a class a success?” This gives them the opportunity to meet a new classmate…

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Transforming Video with Popcorn Maker

Transforming Video with Popcorn Maker

Like many things, visual rhetoric is often best learnt by doing. This lesson plan introduces students to video editing using Popcorn Maker, a web-based tool…

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Clip art showing people with different access needs in sillhouette. Left to right: a person on crutches, a person in a wheelchair, a person with a cane, a person pushing a pram

Universal Design for Learning: What and How?

In August 2016, I was invited to address instructors in the University of Texas‘ Department of Rhetoric & Writing (DRW) on the theme of ‘Accessibility’….

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Screenshot: Making a persuasive infographic in 4 easy steps: invent, arrange, style, deliver

Infographic Design with Piktochart

Have you thought about incorporating infographics into your classroom? Here at UT, the first year writing curriculum now includes an infographic assignment in which students…

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Screenshot of TimeMapper handout showing parts of a visualisation

Data Visualisation with TimeMapper

TimeMapper is a free and open source tool for building timemaps, visualizations in which every data point is mapped to both its temporal and geographic…

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