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Accessible Online Teaching

Facilitator: Davy Knittle, CETLI Graduate Fellow, English and Adam Sax, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Comparative Literature
Convener: Professors Heather Love, English (Penn), Clare Mullaney, English (Clemson ), Aimi Hamraie, Medicine, Health, and Society & American Studies (Vanderbilt), and Aaron Spector, Director, Student Disability Services (Penn)

Please fill out this Google Form upon registration to indicate access needs and any questions in advance of the workshop.

Please note that this workshop will be recorded, and will offer live captioning.

ASL interpretation is available on request. Please request ASL interpretation on or before December 28th, 2020.

This workshop is designed to offer suggestions and an opportunity for discussion of how to create an accessible learning environment in the remote classroom. We’ll focus on challenges posed by online learning for students and teachers with cognitive and physical disabilities. We will discuss how student accommodations designed for the in-person classroom do and do not translate to the remote format, and we will address access practices that can be useful in online learning environments. How might we design syllabi, assignments, and synchronous and asynchronous activities that accommodate all learners? How might we use principles of universal design in our course design and classroom strategies? How might literature and other reading-based courses present particular affordances, and particular challenges, for designing accessible content and instructional methods?

Counts towards the CETLI Teaching Certificate

Registrations are closed for this event

Monday, January 11, 2021

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Event Participants:

School of Arts & Sciences

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