Sample Invitation for Course Participation
Dear Faculty Members and/or Teaching Assistants,
I invite your participation in an intriguing and informative distance learning course. The Disabled Student Services Office is offering a distance learning course entitled "Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities." This interactive short course provides information and resources to fully involve students with a variety of disabilities in academic courses and activities. Instructional methods include provision of on-line readings that include background and practical information, case studies, and interactive discussion conducted via email. Academic accommodations are discussed for learning disabilities; hearing, visual, and mobility impairments; psychiatric disabilities; and health impairments.
This course begins (date) and involves approximately 10 hours of participation over the course of 8 weeks for a professional improvement unit (PIU) of one credit hour. There is no charge to you or your department for your participation, and you are sure to find this material useful in preparation for instructing students with disabilities in your courses.
For course registration, please email your registration request to me at___________ and include your name, department, campus address, and phone number. I look forward to your participation!