Software Tools

  • Digital Pedagogical Design and the Humanities in the Age of COVID

    Center for Renaissance Studies, The Newberry Library | Sep 14, 2020

    This Newberry Library session presents strategies for online course design that center student interaction and engagement in order to re-create the...
  • The Humanizing Tool Buffet

    Michelle Pacansky-Brock | Sep 3, 2020

    This is a list of tools that humanize interactions between instructor and student.
  • Timeline JS

    Knight Lab | Sep 2, 2020

    Timeline JS is a free online tool for creating timelines.
  • Introduction to MediaWiki

    Mike Helms | Sep 1, 2020

    This is an introduction to MediaWiki, a content management system, which is tech-speak for a computer program that allows you to manage the content of documents. 
  • In the Virtual Classroom

    Sonja G. Ostrow, Minerva Schools at KGI | Aug 31, 2020

    This article explores online instruction using video conferencing, such as Zoom.
  • Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research

    Public Statement of Library Copyright Specialists | Aug 28, 2020

    This “Public Statement of Library Copyright Specialists: Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research” is meant to provide clarity...
  • Guide to Meeting Students' Individual Needs With Remote Teaching

    Mark Liebman, Education Week | Aug 28, 2020

    This article provides information on accessibility and meeting students’ needs. 
  • Learning Starts with People

    Brandon Morgan, Central New Mexico Community College | Aug 26, 2020

    This article offers guiding principles for online instruction....
  • Equity and Excellence in Higher Education

    Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts/Boston, in partnership with the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire | Aug 25, 2020

    Equity and Excellence in Higher Education is designed for faculty, by faculty, to help them learn about Universal Course Design.
  • Before You Do Anything, Start Here

    Christina Ghanbarpour, Saddleback College | Aug 21, 2020

    This article includes a checklist for best practices on accessibility, as well as helpful templates and websites.

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