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OCDI 5: Making Your Course Accessible

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Accessibility for all learners is critical for student success. You will discover how to make your course and content materials meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements if you teach in the United States. It is a best practice internationally to help all students succeed. A discussion of providing accommodations for student learning provides insights to broaden pedagogical practice which benefits all students, not only those who need the accommodation. These skills are also important to teach students so they can develop their own accessible materials in the course and the workplace

 

Content

Reading: Designing Effective Teaching and Significant Learning Chapter 6.

A link to a complimentary copy of the eBook should arrive from Stylus Publishing in your email within 2-3 days of your registration.

 

Description

Accessibility for all learners is critical for student success. You will discover how to make your course and content materials meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements if you teach in the United States. It is a best practice internationally to help all students succeed. A discussion of providing accommodations for student learning provides insights to broaden pedagogical practice which benefits all students, not only those who need the accommodation. These skills are also important to teach students so they can develop their own accessible materials in the course and the workplace

 

Content

Reading: Designing Effective Teaching and Significant Learning Chapter 6.

A link to a complimentary copy of the eBook should arrive from Stylus Publishing in your email within 2-3 days of your registration.

 

Outcomes

We hope that by the end of the course you will be able to

 

  • describe the differences between accessibility and accommodations;
  • identify the elements of accessible courses;
  • determine the role faculty, students, and institutions play in developing reasonable accommodations; and
  • identify ways you can improve the accessibility of your course materials.

 

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Book
 
Designing Effective Teaching and Significant Learning
 
The authors have designed innovative practices and tools to help faculty and administration improve learning experiences for students and share examples of how faculty used Fink’s Taxonomy of Significant Learning to create high-quality courses.

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