UCOP Officially Announces RFP for ILTI

Officially established by current UC President Mark G. Yudof back in January of 2013), and led by the Office of the Provost, the systemwide Academic Senate and , the Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI) announced (to much anticipation) the RFP process and timeline for its first wave of applications. The UC”s ILTI has been developed in […]

Web Tool Accessibility Update

My colleague, Rosemary Capps, CETL Assistant Director, and I briefed a group of faculty on Universal Design several weeks ago. Our particular focus was how third-party eLearning vendors are starting to make their educational web tools more ADA/Section 508 compliant. I thought in this blog post I would share some of what she and I […]

The Next Chapter in eLearning

During a very early presentation this morning (at least for those of us on the Left Coast), Apple Inc. launched a very impressive new eLearning initiative with the iPad at its core.  First off this morning, Apple launched a revision to their iBooks application that features truly interactive textbooks.  Granted, eTextbooks with limited interactive features […]

(You)Tube it Up!

At the last FUSS meeting, several faculty members expressed an interest in learning how to copy video from YouTube or DVDs for use in their classes. This blog post concerns copying videos from YouTube; a future post will discuss ripping DVDs. Copying from YouTube I”m going to demonstrate a very simple way to copy a […]