Workshop: Making Course Documents and Materials Accessible to all Students - 01/31/2018

Knight Library 41
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Light snacks and refreshment will be provided.
Please bring a laptop/device and a word document (e.g. syllabus, assignment instructions, etc.)
Word Document Demo

Please RSVP to this workshop! 


Engage with UDL principles and learn best practices for making your course documents accessible and inclusive to all.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand Universal Design for Learning and inclusivity concepts
  • Create accessible word documents
  • Create accessible PDFs from a word document
  • Create accessible PDFs from a scanned text (book, articles, etc.)
  • Learn how to check accessibility in Word and PDFs
  • Learn how to incorporate UDL into your Canvas course

​Pre-Workshop Assignment: 

Before the workshop, review one or all of these great resources: 

During the workshop we will have time to dicuss & engage with the content from the article & video. 

Video Credit: Portland Community College Disability Services
Image Credit: Utah Education Network Course


Resources from Workshop


Image Credit: Utah Education Network Course

Why Universal Design for Learning? Classroom are filled with students who: have different needs, come from different educational backgrounds, have different attention spans and interests, have different language abilities, and have different cultural backgrounds.