CTLT

Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology

Accessibility Workshops and Support

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The Center for Teaching Learning and Technology (CTLT) staff are here to support you! Please join our workshops and together we can create a more inclusive campus community. Please find a complete list of our upcoming workshops on our CTLT Workshops page. For information about Accessibility Workshops, please contact Pam Dougherty at padoughe@calpoly.edu. All workshops below are available in-person upon request.

Accessibility Workshop Descriptions for download and print [PDF]

Creating Accessible Documents (fully-online, self-paced)

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This fully-online workshop provides an overview of accessibility and Universal Design in college courses. Participants create an accessible Word document using accessibility features including heading styles, image descriptions, and more. Participants also develop an Accessibility Action Plan for their course. 7-10 hours total. Online workshops available quarterly: CTLT Workshops

In-person workshops available upon request: Choose a date, time and location for this 50-minute faculty workshop customized for your department or program. Minimum of 8 participants: Accessible Document Design In-Person Workshop

Create and Caption Videos (fully-online, self-paced)

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This fully-online workshop provides an overview of accessibility and Universal Design in college courses. Participants create and caption an instructional video for a specific course, and embed the video in a PolyLearn or Canvas page. Participants also develop an Accessibility Action Plan for their course. 7-10 hours total. In-person workshop available upon request. Online workshops available quarterly: CTLT Workshops. In-person workshops available upon request

Captioning services for videos created by others: Media Captioning - Classroom Technologies 

Please find more video captioning resources: Video Creation and Captioning

Coming Soon! Creating Accessible Canvas Pages
(fully-online, self-paced)

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This fully-online workshop provides an overview of accessibility and Universal Design in college courses. Participants create an accessible Canvas Page using accessibility features including heading styles, image descriptions, formatted tables and more. Participants also develop an Accessibility Action Plan for their course.  7-10 hours total. In-person workshop available upon request. Online workshops available quarterly:  CTLT Workshops. In-person workshops available upon request.

Creating Accessible Course Materials (4-weeks, fully-online)

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This 4-week fully-online workshop provides tools and strategies to guide faculty in the creation of accessible course materials. This workshop includes all of the content for the three workshops listed above. Instead of working at your own pace, you will join a cohort of your peers. Topics include an overview of Universal Design; Canvas accessibility features; accessible document design; video captioning; and a culminating activity to create an Accessibility Action Plan. Time commitment is 7-10 hours per week, 28-40 hours total. Online workshops available quarterly:  CTLT Workshops

Inclusive Course Design: Implementing the UDL Guidelines
(5-weeks, fully-online)

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Many faculty know that accessibility is important, but do not necessarily know how to carry out accessible course design. This cohort-based fully-online 5-week workshop provides conceptual and theoretical frameworks and robust concrete practical strategies to guide faculty in building course materials according to the best practices of Universal Design for Learning. Inclusive design increases access, reduces barriers and improves the learning experience for all students. Workshops  available quarterly:  CTLT Workshops.

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