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Resources for Teaching Online

Accessibility Considerations

Please review the following resource for a reminder of the importance of accessibility guidelines in online courses:

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework that benefits all students and learning preferences.  Learn more through this short, interactive content titled, Universal Design.  

UVA Accessibility has a number of excellent resources to support online instruction. Keep in mind Universal Design for Learning principles and look to these UVA sites for more information on creating class content that works for every student.

Instructional Resources for Academic Accessibility

Teaching Continuity Instructional Resources for Accessibility

Ebooks and articles available online through the Library:

Bracken, S., & Novak, K. (Eds.). (2019). Transforming Higher Education Through Universal Design for Learning: An International Perspective. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Kennette, L. N., & Wilson, N. A. (2019). Universal Design for Learning (UDL): What Is It and How Do I Implement It?Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 12(1), 1 - 6.

Lierman, A., & Santiago, A. (2019). Developing Online Instruction According to Best PracticesJournal of Information Literacy, 13(2), 206 - 221.

McMahon, D. D., & Walker, Z. (2019). Leveraging Emerging Technology to Design an Inclusive Future With Universal Design for LearningCenter for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 9(3), 75 - 93.

Nelson, L. L., & Ebook Central - Academic Complete (2014). Design and Deliver: Planning and Teaching Using Universal Design for Learning. Baltimore: Brookes Publishing Co.

Westine, C. D., Oyarzun, B., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Casto, A., Okraski, C., Park, G., ... Steele, L. (2019). Familiarity, Current Use, and Interest in Universal Design for Learning Among Online University InstructorsInternational Review of Research In Open and Distributed Learning, 20(5), 20 - 41.