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Creating teaching materials

Accessibility of online class materials

Accessibility consulting and web accessibility reviews for educational technology projects, web applications, and web sites.

ATIC (Assistive Technology Information Center) Lab
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617-253-7808
atic@mit.edu
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Usability evaluations

Group reviews of educational web sites (heuristic reviews), pluralistic walkthroughs, usability testing (talking protocol tests), accessibility testing, consultation for usability tests of your educational technology product.

The Accessibility and Usability Group at MIT
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617-324-9016
usability@mit.edu ||

External publishing of class content

OpenCourseWare (OCW) makes the educational materials used in the teaching of virtually all of MIT subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user, anywhere in the world. OCW promotes the open sharing of knowledge.

OCW Publication Managers work directly with faculty instructors to prepare course content for publication on OCW. To learn about the process and services OCW offers, contact the Publication Manager for your department listed on the OCW Team page.

OCW
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ocw@mit.edu
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Online surveys

IS&T and Office of Institutional Research together run the MIT Web Survey Service to provide a variety of survey mechanisms and assistance for running surveys at MIT.

IS&T
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web-surveys@mit.edu

Instant Messaging

As an alternative to teleconferencing and email, instant messaging has been growing in popularity. MIT has its own instant messaging services.

IS&T
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Website production and development:

Website development and maintenance

Information regarding website production services and website maintenance agreements can be found at the following website:

IS&T Web and Database Stratgey
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617-253-3500
web-consult@mit.edu

Web publishing consultation

MIT community members in search of web, database, and systems integration services may email questions to Ops Help ops-help@mit.edu to learn more. If IS&T is unable to offer direct assistance, a vendor or another team at MIT may be suggested. If you need additional assistance with your web site, Communication Production Services (CPS) http://web.mit.edu/cps/} is available to provide advice on design, content strategy, branding and social media, an ever-expanding library of photos, as well as vendor referrals.

Blogs & Wikis:   ||

Wiki service

Wikis and similar collaborative applications have come to be standard workplace and educational tools. IS&T offers a wiki space to groups via a centrally-managed wiki application. The MIT Wiki Service uses a product named Confluence from Atlassian Software.

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Custom Blogs

Blogging has become a standard technique for workplace and educational communication. IS&T provides the MIT community with a free hosting service via Drupal Cloud. In addition to the creation of custom websites, Drupal cloud provides an easy-to-use blogging feature.
IS&T Drupal Cloud
[Service description|http://ist.mit.edu/drupalcloud

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May 18, 2016

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