Spring 2018 Workshops
Creating an Accessible Syllabus
A course syllabus provides students with pertinent information about the semester. Information listed can range from general course information, to grading, and weekly readings. It is critical to ensure your syllabus is designed in a way that allows individuals with disabilities who use assistive technology to access this information. Feel free to bring along your syllabus and join us in learning how to build your accessible syllabus in Word and Google Docs! Sign up.
Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning - What is the Difference (and does it matter?)
Diversity among students in higher education classrooms continues to grow. It can be challenging to meet the needs of all learners in an efficient and effective way. Join us to learn about and discuss the difference between Differentiated Instruction (DI) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how each play a distinct role in the classroom. Sign up.
Intro to DIY Closed Captions
Providing closed captions is a critical component to making videos accessible. Sending videos out to a third-party vendor for closed captioning can prove to be a pricey endeavor. It is best to think about the need to closed caption at all stages of the video production process. There are many tips, tricks, and tools for making closed captions easier to produce. Join us to learn more about free and low-cost options for DIY closed captioning. Sign up.
Creating Accessible Documents (Word, PDF, PowerPoint)
Choosing and creating accessible documents and content for your class can be a challenge sometimes. However, this can directly impact student learning, particularly individuals with disabilities. Join us in learning about and discussing ways to create accessible documents and content to provide inclusion and increased access to a wide array of learners. Sign up.