Update Your Software

17 October 2022

One of the easiest ways to keep your devices and data secure is to update your software and apps soon after updates become available. These updates fix general software problems and patch security vulnerabilities that hackers might exploit.

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UDL Series — Action and Expression: Executive Functions

11 October 2022

Executive functions enable humans to counter impulsive, short-term responses to their immediate environment and instead set long-term goals, plan efficient strategies to achieve these goals, track their progress, and adjust strategies as necessary.

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Use Strong Passwords and a Password Manager

10 October 2022

Please use a unique, strong password for each application, website, or service for which you have an account. A password manager will help you keep track of all of these long, complex passwords.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

7 October 2022

Every October, we join with many other colleges, businesses, and government organizations to highlight the important role every one of us plays in building a secure online world.

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UDL series — Action and Expression: Expression and Communication

1 September 2022

Providing flexibility for modalities of communication gives students the opportunity to demonstrate their strengths, while also focusing attention on areas they need to improve. Exercising all modes of communication helps students to be successful now and after Carleton.

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UDL series — Action and Expression: Physical Action

24 August 2022

Providing multiple means of action and expression for students to demonstrate their knowledge creates an equitable learning environment. Options for physical action include varying the method for response and navigation in the classroom and optimizing access to tools and assistive technologies.

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UDL series — Engagement: Self Regulation

26 July 2022

The ability to self-regulate is a critical aspect of human development. Provide options for students to gain skills in this area by promoting expectations and beliefs that optimize motivation, facilitating personal coping skills and strategies, and curating self-assessments and reflective practices.

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Panopto Archives

21 July 2022

Panopto’s storage model has changed to include an “Archived” storage feature. Previously, Panopto only used a “Stored Hours” model, but now all videos that have not been viewed in the last two years will be automatically moved to the Panopto “Archive.”

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UDL series — Engagement: Sustaining Effort & Persistence

14 July 2022

To help students sustain effort and persistence, remind them of the learning goals and why they matter, offer challenging opportunities, foster a community of learners, and provide feedback.

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