Choose Accessible Learning Content (CALC)

As you are building or reviewing your online course for current or the upcoming semester, consider accessibility or Universal Design.

Overview

This webinar is hosted jointly as a collaboration between Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS) and LATIS in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). Join us to learn to foster an inclusive learning environment. Being intentional and choosing to make your course accessible minimizes barriers to learning, reduces the need for individual accommodations, and helps to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed.

If you’re anything like us, you want to get accessibility “right.”  However, it can be overwhelming knowing where to start and deciding what to do. Join this webinar and learn 10 tips to get you started. The tips you will gain in this webinar will generally improve the experience for individuals with non-apparent disabilities and who use adaptive technologies to support their learning. The tips will also improve accessibility and usability for other users as well.

Topics

  • How do the course format that you choose and the course content support accessibility or limit accessibility?
  • What course goals, skills, concepts (if any) may be an obstacle for students with?
  • Visual disabilities?
  • Auditory disabilities?
  • Cognitive disabilities?
  • Motor disabilities?
  • English as a second language?