Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility in Teaching and Learning at McMaster

Session Format Workshop
Author(s) Greg Van Gastel The Centre for Leadership in Learning, Clark Cipryk Student Accessibility Services
Session Abstract In this workshop, participants will discuss the use of technologies for enhancing the accessibility of instructional materials. From word processors to screen readers, there are many pieces of software that can help instructors and TAs make their educational materials more accessible to everyone. In this workshop, we will discuss how these pieces of software can be used to facilitate accommodations for students with disabilities. In addition, we will discuss tips for creating materials that will help instructors and TAs to be proactive about accessibility in their teaching.

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