Accessibility-Centred Design: Creating Inclusive Asynchronous Learning Environments

Event Date & Time

  • January 12, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

Note: This session is intended for Graduate Students, and Undergraduate and Graduate TAs only

This session will discuss the importance of making accessibility a core principle in designing online classroom learning activities. We will identify actionables for eliminating barriers in asynchronous learning and enabling meaningful access in the online environment. We will also discuss the role of the TA in facilitating student accessibility.

Facilitator: Sai Diwan, PhD student, Asian Studies

TA Institute

The January 2021 TA Institute runs online from January 11-15. This year, workshops in the TA institute are organized into 6 themes. If you complete 4 workshops in a theme, and do the related pre & post-session online modules, you are eligible for a letter of completion that you can include in your Teaching Portfolio and CV. These letters will include a brief description of any themes that you completed, and how the work you did in those themes supports your development as a teacher.

To be completed – Pre/Post Session Online Module

If you wish to complete this workshop as part of the themes below  you must complete all applicable the pre-session online module(s) by January 11 at 9 AM and the post-session online module(s) by January 18 at noon to receive the letter(s) of completion.

  • Teaching for Inclusion and Accessibility
  • Designing for Impactful Teaching

Click HERE to access the pre and post session modules.