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Release Notes

August 30, 2018

We have released additional content in the Designing for All Learners module on creating accessible content in your online course:
Creating Accessible Text
Creating Accessible Visuals
Creating Accessible Videos
Addressing Non-Accessible Course Materials

We have added new content on Synchronous Virtual Classrooms, developed in collaboration with Stanford Online High School.

We have also update the Introduction module and added an Evaluation Survey to gather feedback about BOLD to guide future content development. We hope you will participate and share your thoughts and feedback with us!

September 8, 2017

This is our third release. We have re-released the course with a new name and under a new Course URL. We have also added two Modules and updated some content:

Designing for All Learners: New module added.

Creating Assessments: New module added.

General Accessibility Guidelines: Moved to Designing for All Learners module.

October 27, 2016 

This is our second release. We've added a module and updated some content:

Introduction/Stanford Resources: Inserted new video illustrating classroom usage.

Planning Your Course/Overview: Reorganized and added some content.

Designing Blended Courses: New module added.

Building Content: Name changed to Presenting Content Online.

Building Social Presence & Motivation: Name changed to Fostering Social Presence & Motivation Online.

JANUARY 21, 2016 

This is our first release: everything you see here is brand new!