The Center on Accessible Distance Learning (AccessDL), funded by the U.S. Department of Education (grant # OPE P333A020044 and P333A50064) and the DO-IT Center, shares guidance and engages stakeholders around making distance learning courses and programs accessible to students and instructors with disabilities.
- Join the AccessDL Discussion List
Discuss with other stakeholders issues related to creating accessible distance learning courses, including policy, practice, training, and support.
- Learn the Basics with Real Connections: Making Distance Learning Accessible to Everyone
View a video and read a brochure with the basic guidelines for designing courses to fully include all students.
- Learn Basic Accessibility Issues and Solutions for Distance Learning
Explore accessibility challenges and solutions as well as key resources.
- Teach an Accessible Online Course with These 20 Tips
Use the best methods for teaching an online course that is accessible and welcoming to everyone.
- Apply the Checklist Equal Access: Universal Design of Distance Learning Programs
Learn guidelines for ensuring that distance learning program offerings are welcoming to, accessible to, and usable by individuals with disabilities.
- Consult AccessWeb
Find videos, publications, and websites with guidance for making websites, videos and documents accessible to students with disabilities.
- Review Publications, Q&As, Promising Practices, and Case Studies
Consult a list of resources for instructors and other educators to learn about universal design and accommodations specifically for distance learning.
Free, online tutorial that explains how to create accessible distance learning materials from the Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education.
- Web Accessibility for Designers
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