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! 

Description:

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.