Accessibility: What Colleges Are Doing to Create a Change in Culture

Concurrent Session 5
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Brief Abstract

In this Discovery session, accessibility will be the star of the conversation! Let’s use this time together to learn how other colleges, universities, and organizations are incorporating accessibility best practices into their everyday lives. Instructional designers, educational technologies, faculty members, and administrators are all welcomed to join!  

Presenters

Megan Reinle is an instructional designer with over five years of instructional design experience. She has worked at various regional higher education institutions in Northwest Indiana. She has been working in higher education for more than seven years. She is passionate about Universal Design for Learning, accessibility, and working with faculty to develop innovative online courses. She has a Masters degree in Online and Distance Learning, and she is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Instructional Design for Online Learning at Capella University.

Extended Abstract

This open dialogue, not a presentation session, aims to help everyone, not only learn more about accessibility best practices but how we can all learn from another. Accessibility is a growing trend and hot button topic today in higher education. With the number of lawsuits that are happening all across the nation, the need for creating accessible materials and websites is now. Let's use this session to learn from one another and how individuals are combating accessibility needs on their campus or organization.