Accessible Course Design - Take a COOL SIP - Supportive Inclusive Practices (SIP)
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Accessible Course Design - Take a COOL SIP, Supportive Inclusive Practices (SIP)
Target audience: Instructors initiating accessible course design practices or improving accessibility of an existing online or hybrid course, including instructors preparing for a QM review.
Description: Familiarize yourself with the needs of diverse learners, the legal requirements for online course content accessibility, take a glance at the guidelines for creating accessible content and the benefits for learners, and learn to easily check the accessibility of existing content. Become familiar with the services provided by COOL to support you during this process.
Learning objectives for the session:
Describe diverse learners’ needs for accessible online course content
Identify the benefits of accessible course design to all learners
Describe the general guidelines for web accessibility and how these align with QM standards
Discuss the legal requirements for accessible course content in higher education
Practice using accessibility checkers in Word and PowerPoint
- Thursday, June 21, 2018
- 10:00am - 12:00pm