This workshop offers practical tips for increasing accessibility in teaching that instructors can implement while planning their courses. The session is designed to increase participants’ awareness of barriers that students experience in the classroom, and show how instructors can facilitate and promote equitable access to learning. Instructors will discover that planning with accessibility in mind does not solely benefit students with disabilities, but provides supports for a diversity of learners.
By attending this workshop, instructors will be able to:
- Identify barriers that students with disabilities experience in various instructional settings (e.g. lectures, conference, discussions, exams)
- Analyze sample case studies, and identify opportunities to enhance accessibility
- Locate available tools and resources to support accessibility at McGill