Reaching all learners by leveraging Universal Design for Learning in online courses

Key takeaways: An instructional design team at the University of Memphis focused on helping faculty create inclusive online classrooms, become aware of the diversity of their students’ learning needs, and adapt their instruction to reach all learners. They did this by helping faculty employ the principles and guidelines of the Universal Design for Learning framework, which consists of three principles: Multiple…

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Digital life in the slow lane

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission will reverse the net-neutrality rules it established in 2015. The existing rules prevent internet-access providers from blocking, slowing down, or speeding up customer access to online content and services. They also prevent the providers from charging content producers and their customers extra for faster access to those products. Internet-access providers…

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Report: Most women decide early against a cybersecurity career

By the age of 16, most women in the United States, Europe and Israel have already decided not to pursue a career in cybersecurity, according to a new studyfrom Kaspersky Lab. The researchers attribute that disinterest in part to a negative image of the security industry as a whole, citing respondents’ perception that cybersecurity roles are for…

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