Category: Accessibility

Toward Generative Assessment: Challenging punitive systems of grading

Outreach Description Grading often emphasizes critique in ways that inspire fear and disengagement. This workshop will explore how generative assessment can affirm studentsโ€™ interests, development, and academic skills. We will also provide instructors with tools to tackle one of the most unpleasant and labor intensive aspects of teaching: grading! This workshop was offered as part …

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Equity and Access in the Online Learning Space

This workshop bridges the concepts of equity (broadly conceived) and accessibility, treating them as related and intersecting. Its intention is to increase our collective and individual capacity to become more equity and accessibility-minded educators: especially in the online classroom, where existing inequity and a lack of accessibility can sometimes be magnified, but which is also …

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Designing Accessible Writing Experiences

Are you thinking about how to provide your students opportunities to demonstrate their learning through writing? Are you interested in crafting assignments that allow students to authentically express what they know? It can be a challenge to provide students with academic supports while structuring deep engagement with course material, particularly in written assignments. However, there …

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Accessibility

While many instructors think of accessibility in relation to disability, accessible course design benefits all students. In this workshop, we will investigate what it means to create accessible classes, and consider the challenges and opportunities involved in designing and delivering learning experiences that are inclusive of all students. In particular, we will discuss making course …

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