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Accessible documents and Canvas course sites make information easier to find and use for students of all abilities. These self-paced courses will show you how to use accessibility checkers in Canvas and Microsoft Word to fix inaccessible content.
Racial unrest has highlighted the institutional racism that people of color experience on a daily basis and the importance of educating ourselves in antiracist practices. As instructors, we have a responsibility to develop courses that are equitable and anti-racist, beginning with the syllabus. This syllabus review guide provides a framework for you to review your syllabi through a race-conscious lens to identify areas that can be leveraged to promote racial equity. You will need to create a free account to view the guide.
Inclusive Teaching Guide – Dewsbury and Brame (2019)
This evidence-based teaching guide emphasizes the importance of developing self-awareness and empathy for students prior to implementing inclusive teaching strategies. Additionally, the guide describes several practices for fostering an inclusive classroom climate and pedagogical choices, with summaries of articles to support these practices. An instructor checklist with actionable steps is also included, so you can readily incorporate these practices into your courses.
If you're teaching a course that is hybrid or fully online, then you can use this rubric to self-assess your courses and make your students' online learning experiences more equitable. The rubric includes criteria for addressing students' access to technology and other types of support, addressing bias, increasing the visibility of the instructor's commitment to inclusion and equity, and universal design for learning.