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PlayPosit – Accommodations and Moderation for Learner Success

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PlayPosit is a visual learning tool that allows instructors to build lessons into videos so that students can learn while viewing a video. The tool lets instructors use a library videos from YouTube, TEDx and other video hosting websites, including Rutgers MediaSpace, powered by Kaltura. Instructors can add quizzes or texts lessons to help facilitate learning during the course of a video. The goal with PlayPosit, is to have students learn at their own pace in a fully online setting. Video content may provide some challenges for your learners, depending on their needs.  The scenarios below with links to support articles may help you provide accommodations for your learners.

What is the student experience using PlayPosit?

This article describes the Student Experience using PlayPosit 3.0. Instructors may search the Premade Bulb library for bulb, “The PlayPosit Learner Experience” to share with your students in preparation for graded assignments.

How can I learn more about PlayPosit accessibility?

Please review the article on PlayPosit Accessitibility that covers topics as PlayPosit 3.0 VPATsPlayPosit accessibility roadmap, player keyboard shortcuts, and equation editor accessibility tips.

How do I allow one student multiple attempts without making a new assignment?

Instructors may reset the learner attempt. Alternatively, the assignment can be configured to require a minimum completion score. Minimum completion scores will not sync to Canvas until the learner has met the requirement and should not be used with Broadcast assignments or interactions that require manual grading. Instructors may set individual interactions to allow multiple attempts for all users.

How do I allow one student the ability to rewind a video?

While there is no specific setting to allow for different learners to have different behaviors during the bulb assignment, instructors may opt to support learners by exporting a worksheet of the bulb interactions as a preview of the content to come in the video. This worksheet may be made available to students who request it or added as a PDF link in the Canvas assignment details.

How do I allow students to view the video after bulb attempts are complete?

Students can always view a read-only version of the video after attempts are complete as long as the Canvas assignment is accessible with no available date restrictions.