CTLT

Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology

Accessibility Workshops and Support

Access key on computer keyboardThe 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. Find a complete list of upcoming workshops on the CTLT Workshops page. For information about Accessibility Workshops, please contact Pam Dougherty at padoughe@calpoly.edu.

 

 

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

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Create an accessible Word document using accessibility features including heading styles, image descriptions, formatted tables and more. Participants also develop an Accessibility Action Plan for their course. 3-5 hours

Self-enroll link: Creating Accessible Documents

 

 

Creating and Captioning Videos (fully online, self-paced module)

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Create and caption an instructional video for a specific course, and embed the video in a Canvas page. Participants also develop an Accessibility Action Plan for their course. 3-5 hours

Self-enroll link: Creating Accessible Video

Additional resources: Video Creation and Captioning

Creating Accessible Canvas Pages (fully online, self-paced module)

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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. 3-5 hours

Self-enroll link: Creating Accessible Canvas Content

Additional resources: Cal Poly Canvas Support

 

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

hands raised with disability symbols aboveAccessibility is key to providing equitable access to course content for students with disabilities. This 4-week fully online workshop provides faculty with hands-on experience creating accessible course materials, including an accessible Canvas page, an accessible Word document, and an instructional video with captions. You will also explore the Ally tool to identify and fix inaccessible course content.  Time commitment is 7-10 hours per week, depending on skill level and experience. Find current listings on the CTLT Workshops page.

Inclusive Course Design: Implementing the UDL Guidelines (4 -weeks, fully online)

 sillouette of head with cogwheelsUniversal Design for Learning (UDL) is a research-based framework educators can use to proactively address the needs of diverse students in ways that benefit everyone.This 4-week, fully online asynchronous workshop provides participants with methods and strategies to apply the principles of UDL to course materials, activities and assessments. Participants will apply best practices in course design to increase access, reduce barriers, and improve learning experiences for all students. 7-10 hours per week, depending on skill level and experience. Find current listings on the CTLT Workshops page.

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