EVENT: “An Introduction to Accessible and Inclusive Teaching” Facilitated by Caitlin Cornell

After this session, participants will be able to draw upon current terminology to refer to disabled learners/learners with disabilities, explain the premise of Universal Design for Learning, consult various general and MSU-specific resources related to accessible teaching (e.g., MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities), implement some “quick tips” and start developing good habits in order to make content and materials more accessible, evaluate the accessibility and inclusivity of the tasks/participation/interaction in their courses, and reflect upon some of the unique accessibility and inclusivity components relevant to teaching and learning in a pandemic.    

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from Noon to 1pm    

Please Register Here to attend and we will send you slides and other related materials.  

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Meeting ID: 732 599 810
Passcode: GTAsTeach 

Facilitator Bio:   

Caitlin Cornell, Assistant Director of the Center for Language Teaching Advancement, is also a Ph.D. student in MSU’s Second Language Studies program. She has an M.A. in Linguistics with a specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and taught English language courses for more than a decade both in the U.S. and abroad. Her research interests revolve around accessible teaching and learning, particularly within second/foreign language learning contexts.