There are certain accommodations that you should consider when creating your learning environment as well as the timing or scheduling of when learning takes place in order to make the learning accessible to everyone. Discover issues that may arise, as well as different ways that you can iimprove the instruction in order to empower everyone to maximize their learning experience.
- [Voiceover] One of the easiest ways…to make learning more accessible,…is to make some simple changes in the learning environment…by considering and adjusting the set up.…Let's take a look at some examples.…First, allow students with vision or hearing impairments…to sit closer to the presenter.…Make sure that there is proper lighting and acoustics…in your classroom.…You can reduce the noise levels by providing headphones…for students when they're listening to videos online.…Another consideration is to allow students…to take assessments, or use work time in a different area…that's quiet and distraction free.…
Maybe a student with a vision impairment…needs assessment questions read to them,…likely in another location.…Although most of these accommodations are inexpensive,…and easy to implement, they're often overlooked.…The same is true with timing.…Consider the timing or scheduling of activities…in your class.…For instance, a student with a hearing impairment,…or attention deficit disorder, may benefit from being able…
- 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