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Fall 2021 - Course - CDP Accessibility - 3WKD is a Course

Fall 2021 - Course - CDP Accessibility - 3WKD

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DESCRIPTION


Accessibility is an online professional development course designed to help instructors learn about accessibility laws, how to create accessible content, how accessible content helps the majority of students, and what kind of tools are resources are available to instructors to aid in creating an accessible course site.

Participants in this course will watch videos, use Canvas documentation, complete activities, and participate in discussions.

Target AudienceThis course is intended for teachers in a K-20+ environment. The techniques and tools in Accessibility are used from kindergarten through medical school and everywhere in between. The course will also be beneficial for anyone who will be creating a course, for example, school and district administrators as well as university instructional designers.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Accessibility
  • Implement a course design strategy that is navigable and accessible for all learners
  • Demonstrate the use of multiple forms of media to facilitate readability and minimize distractions
  • Identify and Create accessible auditory and visual content that optimizes the use of assistive tools and technologies
  • Prepare accessible assessments via Mastery Paths and Student Choice
  • Select the appropriate tools and resources to optimize student learning

COURSE TRAINER


Phyllis Johson

      Marie Roberts

      Trainer


This course is being taught by Marie Roberts, Instructional Technologist for Lauderdale County School District.

Marie Roberts is a two-time graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, earning a B.A. degree in Political Science and an M. Ed. in Student Affairs Administration. She holds six certifications from the Online Learning Consortium (formerly SLOAN-C) in instructional technologies, Web 2.0, and other eLearning-related topics, having conducted training and professional development sessions for more than three years. She recently completed her doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from Delta State University and is also a Quality Matters certified educator.

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