Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility | IDEA

There are many ways you can incorporate Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) in instruction.  Here are a few of the resources that are available.

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Psychology Teaching From the Lens of IDEA

Allie Cooperman, PhD, developed an index of resources that are focused on inclusive pedagogy, with topics such as diversifying your curricula and creating accessible course materials. Included resources have a range of level of detail and time commitment.

Teaching with Access and Inclusion (TAI) Program, CEI

Are you committed to supporting diverse students but still feel unsure of how to address questions of exclusion and belonging in your courses? Have local and global events in the last few years left you even more concerned about supporting marginalized students? The Teaching with Access and Inclusion (TAI) Program offers an exploration of critical frameworks and practical strategies towards creating more equitable educational experiences for all.

Guide to inclusive teaching at a predominantly white institution

This Inclusive Teaching at a Predominantly White Institution (PWI) guide provides definitions, key ideas, PWI assumptions, core concepts, suggested teaching practices, and references so that instructors can develop their capacity for inclusive teaching in ways that fit their teaching contexts.

Accessible U - Video and Audio

Videos and recordings are becoming our day to day lives.  Accessible U provides guidance for sharing and creating videos through an accessibility lens, including:

Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDoIT)

 The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDoIT) identifies accessibility issues in Canvas course content and provides resources on how to address common accessibility issues.

Design for Each and Every Learner: Universal Design for Learning Modules

Designing inclusive instruction takes intentional planning and collaboration. Design for Each and Every Learner: Universal Design for Learning Modules contains more information about Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework developed by CAST , and how to support educators to design learning experiences that are inclusive for each and every learner.

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Video Series

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is proud to announce a video series covering a variety of topics on digital access in education, including how people with disabilities use technology, applicable Federal regulations, and identifying and remediating barriers to access.  Whether you are in the educational field or not, these videos have wide-ranging coverage for those who want to know: What makes technology accessible for individuals with disabilities? And how can I make my site or platform more accessible?

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