Main Session 1

Dr. Jessica Cannon smiling in front of a shelf of books

11:00 am - 11:50 am Central Time

Designing Your Course with Accessibility in Mind

Presented by:

Dr. Jessica Cannon

Associate Professor of History at University of Central Missouri

Dr. Jessica Cannon

Accessibility does not have to be overwhelming; every educator can apply some simple design methods to make their courses more accessible! This session will cover specific steps and tools to make content more accessible for a variety of disabilities, as well as providing an annotated checklist to help you develop these habits of mind while designing and to find resources to assist you.

Dr. Cannon is Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Missouri. She has served as the instructional designer for her college, is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer, and she has completed graduate-level coursework in both instructional design and assistive technologies.

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