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call for Examples of Accessible Online Instruction for Upcoming Book Chapter in Universal Design for Learning in Academic Libraries: Theory into Practice (Deadline Thurs., March 31)

(via Kimberly Shotick, Northern Illinois University)

Do you have examples of online instruction that utilizes multiple means of representation, allows for student interaction, or provides students with multiple means of engagement?  Relevant examples will be highlighted in the chapter “Designing for Everyone: Accessibility, Inclusion, and Equity in Online Instruction”, to be published in Universal Design for Learning in Academic Libraries: Theory into Practice, edited by Rachel McMullins and Danielle Skaggs, from ACRL (forthcoming, 2022). Note that the chapter will be published using a creative commons license. Sharing your example not only highlights the work of you and your library, but shares it with a community of practitioners committed to accessible learning.

Examples might include online learning that meets one or more of the following criteria.

  • provides self-assessment or reflection activities
  • provides feedback in real time
  • utilizes community or group work
  • embeds support for complex ideas or vocabulary
  • utilizes graphic organizers, checklists, or outlines

Please fill out this brief questionnaire to be included. Contact Kimberly Shotick, at kshotick@niu.edu, if you have any questions. Submissions close Thursday, March 31.

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