Accessible Program & Schedule

Registration and Breakfast 7:30-8:30 AM, Michigan Room, Gannon Building Morning Keynote: Accessibility, Accommodations, and Culture 8:30-9:30 AM, Michigan Room, Gannon Building Presenter: Carey Busch Carey Busch currently serves as the ADA/504 Coordinator and Assistant Dean for Accessibility at Ohio University. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring the University’s compliance related to disability, as […]

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February 22, 2019

Luncheon Keynote: A Student’s Perspective

Presenter: Jamie Principato Jamie Principato is a former Physics student at the University of Colorado in Boulder and affiliate of the Colorado Space Grant Consortium. She has led multiple student research teams in the development of NASA-funded instruments and experiments that have been launched on both high-altitude balloons and suborbital rockets. In addition to research, […]

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March 10, 2019

Keynote: Accessibility, Accommodations, and Culture

Presenter: Carey Busch Carey Busch currently serves as the ADA/504 Coordinator and Assistant Dean for Accessibility at Ohio University. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring the University’s compliance related to disability, as well as providing leadership to enhance accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities. Carey’s approach to this work is shaped by […]

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March 3, 2019

Maps, Pictures, Graphs, and Charts—Oh My!

Facilitator: Andy George When visual elements are a key element of what a student must know, understand, and perhaps even create, instructors must consider the difference between accessibility and accommodations. This session will explore how to deal with these difficult pedagogical considerations. Participants will learn how to work with the Center for Student Access in […]

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February 26, 2019

Universal Design for Learning: Accessible from the Start

Facilitator: Leslie Johnson and Martha Madigan Universal Design for Learning (UDL) centers on the principle that differences among learners are the norm, not the exception—and when we teach for students on the “margins,” we are making instruction for everyone. With an eye towards science education, this workshop will explain the values and research behind UDL […]

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February 26, 2019

Developing Accessible PowerPoints

Facilitator: Adam Jaros Do you use equations in your teaching?  In order to meet accessibility requirements, they must be created using MathType or ChemType software.  This session will provide an overview of the capabilities of these programs, demonstrations & basics of how to use them, and tips to facilitate your adoption of these formats.  No […]

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February 26, 2019

Equations with Equity: MathType and ChemType

Facilitator: Andrew Bolig Do you use equations in your teaching?  In order to meet accessibility requirements, they must be created using MathType or ChemType software.  This session will provide an overview of the capabilities of these programs, demonstrations & basics of how to use them, and tips to facilitate your adoption of these formats.  No […]

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February 22, 2019

Increasing Student Engagement with Kaltura Videos

Facilitator: Chris Richards Increase student engagement, instructor presence, and collaboration by learning how to incorporate video into your D2L course. This presentation will introduce LCC’s video platform, Kaltura, which allows you to create, store, and stream multimedia (e.g., video, audio, screen capture, etc.). Hear how faculty and students have used Kaltura and gain ideas for […]

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February 22, 2019

Applying LCC’s CMS Accessibility Checklist

Facilitator: Kara Wiedman The CMS Accessibility Checklist is a self-assessment tool designed to assist Instructors in the review of their course and course materials to ensure that their course is accessible to all students. This session will provide an overview of how to apply the CMS Accessibility Checklist to a course and course materials, as […]

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February 22, 2019

Accessibility Issues in Science Labs

Facilitator: Isis Arsnoe Laboratory courses are necessary components of a science education, but present unique challenges for including students with a range of disabilities. The presentation will share how faculty can adjust lab work so that all students can get the most from the course. Handling accessibility and accommodation issues involving student field trips will […]

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February 22, 2019