Universal Design of Curriculum in the Online World - ensuring accessibility of the learning experience.

About the Workshop

This two hour workshop provides attendees with an introduction to the principles of universal design of curriculum and the learning experience in the online environment. With attention to designing and delivering curriculum so that assistive technologies can be used by students, this workshop provides a six step plan to ensuring that students with a disability are able to engage with the full learning experience.

Participants will be provided with the opportunity to share challenges that they have experienced in teaching online (especially during the COVID19 crisis) so that strategies for enhancing accessibility can be explored . This workshop is suitable for teaching staff, curriculum developers and teaching support staff.

Date & Time

April 15, 2022 10:00 AM

Apr 15, 2022 10:00 AM

The dates are yet to be confirmed for this workshop


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Dr. Sharon Kerr has had over 30 years experience working with students with a wide range of disabilities and is widely recognized as having expertise in maximizing student engagement for students with intellectual, sensory, learning, psychological and physical disabilities. Her PhD thesis was in the area of supporting Indigenous students with a disability.

Gary Kerridge Dip.Soc.Wel (USA) Dip. PrtMn (UB) is a national specialist in the use of assistive technologies to enhance access for people who are deaf and hard of hearing. Gary has worked in the Disability Sector for over 30 years in a variety of programs, including the NDIS and the National Disability Co-ordination Officer (NDCO) program. As a person with lived experience of disability, he is highly regarded for throughout the disability sector for his advocacy and activism. Gary is the co-author of Guidelines Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Online (ADCET, 2020).


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