Online & Blended Instruction Resources

CITL’s mission is to support faculty transitioning to online or blended instruction. If you need assistance converting your course materials or determining a plan of action, please review the resources available to you.

In producing educational media, efforts must be made to provide equivalent content for students who cannot engage the material via sight or sound: for audio-only, a transcript; for video, closed captions and audio descriptions. Proactively incorporating accessibility into your course design and development process will ensure access for all students. View the list below of resources and tools available to assist in this process.

Enhancing Course Accessibility

This comprehensive list is designed to serve as a quick reference for some of the most important issues and adjustments that you should make in your courses to accommodate students with disabilities.  

Media Accessibility

While the use of media can be an effective mode for engaging students with course content, it can burden students with disabilities. In producing educational media, efforts must be made to provide equivalent content for students who cannot engage the material via sight or sound: for audio-only, a transcript; for video, closed captions and audio descriptions. Explore the resources provided to making your media accessible.

Zoom Accessibility

How accessible is Zoom? This document outlines some of the issues that could arise and alternative methods to solve accessibility issues within the platform. 

Additional Resources

Are you using materials from the web in your course? Review the Copyright Best Practices to ensure you’re following the proper protocol.

Additional Resources

Engaging with students is a critical component of the learning experience. In the online classroom, students can build relationships through study groups and other course-related interactions. Learn more about ways to continue engaging students in your course.

The CITL Teaching & Learning Group provides assistance, programs, and resources for all instructors and academic units across campus. The team can assist in creating or redesigning a course, exploring new strategies, and assessing your effectiveness. In addition, the team offers many workshop series and programs where you can join your colleagues to learn together and participate in lively discussions. Explore the opportunities CITL offers.

Developing and producing course content, materials, and media can seem like a difficult task. View the list of resources and helpful tips available to you as you begin creating or moving your course online.