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Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
What is a Disability?6m
Legislation7m
Obtaining Services3m
Dr. Cooper - What was your experience in college before the ADA was passed?3m
Dr. Cooper - How can administrators improve the academic environment for students with disabilities?38s
Jonathan - What assumptions do other students make about your abilities?36s
Brandon - What would you like other students to know about living with a disability?49s
Jonathan - What do you wish you’d known when you went to college?57s
Dr. Seelman - How can faculty learn more about students with disabilities?11s
Dr. Seelman - What can be done beyond the Disability Services Office to support students with disabilities on campus?1m
Dr. Seelman - How does the UN convention impact the ratifying countries regarding higher education?1m
Director Culley - What is the process a student with disabilities goes through with Disability Services?43s
Director Culley - What role do instructors play in helping students with disabilities?29s
3 readings
Readings10m
Assistive Technology10m
Glossary10m
1 practice exercise
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Accommodations and Assistive Technology

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Testing Center Accommodations2m
Assistive Technology2m
Screen Reader Demonstration8m
Jonathan - What was your experience with the level of support at your institution?40s
Brandon - Have faculty been understanding of your need for accommodations?1m
Brandon - How was beginning your undergraduate years different from going to graduate school?38s
Jonathan - How does assistive technology help your in day-to-day activities?38s
Bobby - What types of accommodations have faculty made for you and what do you think could be improved?2m
Dr. Cooper - How do assistive technologies impact education?1m
Director Culley - Who determines reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities?23s
2 readings
Readings10m
Assistive Technology Case Study10m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Accessible Design

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Document Design7m
Dr. Seelman - How are web accessibility standards related to students with disabilities?49s
Dr. Cooper - How can administrators improve the academic environment for students with disabilities?1m
Director Culley - Who is responsible for making emerging technology accessible to students with disabilities?24s
1 reading
Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz: Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Application

2 hours to complete
5 readings
5 readings
Case Study: Accommodations for Student with Concussion10m
Case Study: Deafness10m
Case Study: Ethics10m
Case Study: Low Vision10m
Post Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz: Week 430m

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