Breakout Session

Picture Perfect: Using ThingLink as a Universal Design Tool

Track: Learning Tool

Breakout II
Thursday, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Abstract
ThingLink is a free and easy to use web tool that allows students and faculty to tag pictures with content. It can be used to deliver content in an alternate format and can also be used by students to submit content in an alternate format for assessment. This interactive workshop will help participants develop a ThingLink for use in class!

Beth Ritter-Guth
Director of Instructional Design
Union County College

Bio
Beth Ritter-Guth is the Director of Instructional Design and American Honors at Union County College in Cranford, NJ. Prior to her administrative post, she was tenured in English in PA. Her use of innovative technology and virtual worlds in the teaching of literature has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education, USA Today, America Online, and Wired Magazine. She received the Nobel Educator of Distinction Award in 2012 and The Faculty of the Future Award from the National Association of Independent Schools in 2010.