There are certain accommodations that you should consider when empowering students to respond. This includes empowering all students to properly demonstrate their learning of the content on assessments, delivering accessible feedback to learners, and finding ways to get all students active in discussions. Discover issues that may arise, as well as different ways that you can ensure that every student has a voice.
- [Voiceover] In this video we'll talk about…accommodations related to student responses.…Assessment, feedback, and discussions are important aspects…of the learning process and should be considered carefully.…In order to make learning accessible to everyone,…it's important to consider what it is…that you're trying to accomplish.…In other words, if the goal is for students…to learn about a specific body of content,…it may be possible that you can use alternative methods…of assessment to allow students…to demonstrate their understanding.…Examples of this include administering a test orally…with a student who's blind,…allowing a student to create an audio recording…explaining their answer instead of…having of them write it out,…allowing students to use a spell-checker…when typing out their responses,…allowing students more time to complete an assignment,…or reducing the number of choices,…providing word banks or other modifications.…
It's important to ensure that any assessments…are valid indicators of the student knowledge…
- What is accessible learning?
- Accommodating different needs, from vision impairments to lack of digital access
- Adapting presentations, responses, and timing
- Using an LMS to make learning more accessible
- Adding alt text to images
- Adding closed captioning to videos