Conversation on Teaching Inclusively: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:2030 Morrill Hall
Channel:Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Categories:Diversity Training, development
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This session will cover 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content. Participants will learn about the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility and usability, as well as how to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

* Provide 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content.
* Present the Quality Matters framework as a specific approach to address accessibility and usability
* Build a timeline for implementing course changes.
* Share how - to resources and upcoming events.

*About CELT's Conversations on Teaching Inclusively*
This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University. The intent of these conversations will be to help build a stronger teaching community, create collaborative partnerships, and develop effective teaching practices for meeting the diverse needs of our students. Each month we will choose a topic based on input from our teaching community.

Sample topics include:
* Identity and positionality; how it affects your teaching
* Inclusive projects and study groups
* Incorporating diversity issues more deeply into the curriculum
* Working effectively with different learning styles

Choose to attend one or all the following conversations on the following Thursdays from 4 - 5:00 p.m. in 2030 Morrill Hall:
* March 27
* April 24

Visit CELT's Creating an Inclusive Classroom website

*How to Register*

1. Visit the Learn@ISU website:*
2. Log in with your Net-ID (username) and password (upper right corner)
3. Locate the Keyword search box (upper left section) > Input "CELT" > Click Search
4. Locate the program > Click List Events next to the appropriate cohort/program
5. Click Enroll - a pop-up window will appear
6. Click Register
7. You will receive an email with the subject: Enrollment Confirmation

Or if you would prefer:
Call CELT at 515-294-5357 / email & specify: event title, date, name, department & email

This event is coordinated by The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching