This page is an accumulation of considerations for online learning from the Office of Disability Services.
|Note-taking services will continue.
All visual materials used during the lecture will need to be verbally described.
PowerPoint Presentation Slides
PPT’s will need to be posted and in an accessible Word or PDF format, visual information written on the board will need to be read and highlighted auditorily.
Zoom – zoom technology has a feature allowing for transcription of recorded lectures. Faculty can work directly with CGU OIT to activate this feature.
20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course
Video and Audio
Recording and Transcripts in Zoom
Using audio transcription for cloud recordings in Zoom and creating text transcripts
- For information about how to extend time for assessments in Canvas, please see the following link: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-13053
|Regular Time (in Minutes)||1.5x Accommodation|
|60 (1:00)||90 (1:30)|
|75 (1:15)||120 (2:00)|
|90 (1:30)||135 (2:15)|
|120 (2:00)||180 (3:00)|
|150 (2:30)||225 (3:45)|
|170 (2:50)||255 (4:15)|
|180 (3:00)||270 (4:30)|
|Course materials must be accessible.
Images posted online will require alternative descriptive text.
PPT’s and lecture notes should be posted online.
Flexibility in course due dates may be required if extensive remediation of materials is required for ODS students to have access in an online format.
ODS may require additional campus assistance in remediating online content.
The Library is committed to providing course readings.
They will do their best to obtain an e-copy of each course reading title if one is available.
The Course Readings Submission form has been updated in light of many of the colleges moving to a hybrid or mostly online model for instruction.
If a Course Reading title is not available online, scans may be requested by faculty to post on their Sakai or Canvas sites. Submit a scanning request. Please specify which sections of the book are most important for us to scan.
Read these articles for more information: Choosing Course Readings for Online or Hybrid Fall Courses: We Can Help! & Access to Course Materials for Remote Teaching
Students are encouraged to let their professors know they need access to course readings so they can submit scan requests for the class.
Subject Librarians are available to work with faculty to identify alternative editions or titles if no e-copy of a requested book is available.
|Ensuring all students have access to technology at home to complete course requirements.
Due to unforeseen disruption of structured schedule or increase in stress levels, ODS student may have a disability related need to request new course modifications (academic accommodations) not previously needed i.e. additional extension of time permitted for course assignments or exams.
ODS Coordinator will be available via email at email@example.com to set up zoom meetings or answer questions.