A Quick Overview of Accessible Course Materials. Elizabeth Tu Center for Faculty Development http://www.sjsu.edu/cfd/teaching-learning/accessibility. Videos of Different Learning Styles. Videos of how students with disabilities learn:
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A Quick Overview of Accessible Course Materials
Center for Faculty Development
Educational, does one size fit all?
Individuals bring in different skills, culture, learning style, needs, interests, and other characteristics to learning.
"Diversity" in our student population is more than cultural; it includes a wide range of physical, visual [sensory], hearing, learning [cognitive], attention, and communication abilities.
Courses or presentations designed with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) “strive to focus on the strength of individuals… what they CAN do rather than on what they cannot” and “proactively address the needs of people with the broadest range of characteristics…” (Emmert, M. A. 2008)
AEC Spring 2014 student registration data
Total = 1143
7 complaints from disable students at University of Montana over inaccessible online courses:
Inaccessible live chat and discussion board in Moodle LMS
Inaccessible faculty-prepared class assignments and materials on the learning management system, Moodle.
Inaccessible documents that are scanned images on webpages and websites.
Inaccessible videos, and videos in Flash format, that are not captioned.
Inaccessible library database materials.
Inaccessible course registration through a website, Cyber Bear.
Inaccessible classroom clickers.
Note: For more information about the 7 complaints, visit http://goo.gl/FlZjB
UC Berkeley’s Settlement Agreement with Students with Print Disabilities on May 7, 2013:
Note: For more information about this UC Berkeley’s Settlement Agreement, visit http://goo.gl/P6L56
Louisiana Tech University’s Settlement Agreement on July 23, 2013:
Louisiana Tech University’s Settlement Agreement on July 23, 2013 (cont.):
Note: For more information about this Louisiana Tech University’s Settlement Agreement, visit http://www.ada.gov/louisiana-tech.htm
For more information, visit CFD accessible documents page at http://www.sjsu.edu/cfd/teaching-learning/accessibility/accessible-documents
How to read a PDF document
How to convert a scanned image pdf file into an accessible document
Have I submitted my textbooks order or course readers through Faculty Resources at SJSU Bookstore?
Have I submitted library reserve materials, if any, through course reserves list?
Use accessible syllabus for your course.
Follow accessibility guidelines to your create course documents, handouts, or slides.
Do my video course materials include captions and audio course materials include transcript? View captioning guidelines for details or complete this request form to request for help.
Are my quizzes, examinations or assessment materials accessible? Contact Accessible Education Center(AEC) Testing Accommodations at http://www.sjsu.edu/aec for help.
Are my websites and URLs accessible? Use this tool to verify. Are all materials uploaded on my website or Canvas learning management system accessible?
Accessible syllabus template at http://www.sjsu.edu/cfd/docs/accessible%20syllabus%20template.doc
Accessible course materials at http://www.sjsu.edu/cfd/teaching-learning/accessibility
Captioning at http://www.sjsu.edu/cfd/teaching-learning/accessibility/captioning for accessible videos
Accessible websites or URLs at http://www.contentquality.com/
Elizabeth Tu, 408.924.3093