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Creating Accessible eLearning with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)  (EQEL206)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

Description:

In this course you will learn how to: Identify key concepts of Universal Design for Learning (UDL); Implement UDL principles for eLearning; Create accessible eLearning environments and course navigation; Share knowledge and skills through accessible text, audio and multimedia; Enhance learner participation and demonstration of learning; Foster learner engagement

Prerequisites:

EQEL101—eLearning and mLearning Fundamentals and EWAW101—WCAG 2.0: Understanding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines or equivalents are mandatory.

This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

Course Outline

  • Understanding Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
    • History of Universal Design for Learning
    • UDL and WCAG 2.0
  • UDL key concepts
    • Presenting ideas and information in multiple ways
    • Providing students with multiple ways to express their understanding
    • Motivating students by building on their interests and creating appropriate challenges
  • Adopting UDL principles for eLearning
    • Increasing participation of persons with disabilities
    • Responding to increasingly diverse population
    • Reviewing the costs and legal responsibilities
  • Integrating WCAG 2.0 Criteria into ADDIE
    • Project Management and transversal accessibility
    • Functional, technological and strategic analysis
    • Interaction, graphic and prototype design
    • Content, interface and course development
  • Creating accessible eLearning environments and course navigation
    • Recognizing the indicators
    • Designing the eLearning environment
    • Building accessible eLearning course navigation
  • Sharing knowledge and skills through text
    • Selecting optimal text display and screen layout
    • Reading graphics, charts, and tables
    • Adressing Literacy and readability levels
  • Sharing knowledge and skills through audio
    • Optimizing audio in an eLearning environment
  • Sharing knowledge and skills through multimedia
    • Leveraging multimedia and the internet
    • Repurposing PowerPoint and other presentation applications
    • Benefiting from external links to accessible internet resources
    • Avoiding inaccessible eLearning tools
  • Enhancing learner participation and demonstration of learning
    • Setting up and leveraging online discussion
    • Designing accessible and fair assignments and exams
  • Fostering engagement
    • Understanding the benefits of engagement
    • Laying the groundwork for engagement
    • Maintaining learner engagement

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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