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Creating Accessible Learning Environments at UCSF: An Introductory Guide

Creating Accessible Learning Environments at UCSF: An Introductory Guide Online

Presenters:
Wendy Tobias, Chief Accessibility and Inclusion Officer, ADA Coordinator
Cecile Puretz, Assistant Director, DisabilityAccess and Inclusion

Accessible learning environments benefit everyone. When faculty anticipate a range of learning styles and lived experiences, our learning environments become more inclusive and equitable. Access and inclusion forlearners aligns with UC policy and federal and state laws, benefits future patients, and contributes to health equity goals.

In this session, you will find practical tips and resources for ensuring that the content you provide to students does not pose barriers or exclude from meaningful and equitable participation.Some topics we will explore will include:

▪ Key principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
▪ Syllabus accessibility statement
▪ What are reasonable accommodations
▪ Accessible course materials
▪ Accessible presentations
▪ Best practices for virtual courses▪Best practices for in-person courses

Presenters:
Wendy Tobias, Chief Accessibility and Inclusion Officer, ADA Coordinator
Cecile Puretz, Assistant Director, DisabilityAccess and Inclusion


About Disability Access and Inclusion Office
Located in the Office Diversity and Outreach, the mission of the Disability Access and Inclusion Office is to focus on ensuring UCSF is an accessible and inclusive place for people with disabilities to work, learn, visit, and receive healthcare. The Disability Access and Inclusion office offers consultations on creating accessible events, provides disability cultural programming, facilitates education and training, and serves as a resource hub for promoting access and inclusion for the UCSF campus and health community. Learn More.

Date:
Tuesday, Aug 30 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Online
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Categories:
  Educational Technology  

Registration is required. There are 44 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Lisa Leiva