Questions to Inform Design
- How can I provide students with multiple options for demonstrating their learning and taking part in activities?
- How can I give students an opportunity to include their own critical thought, research, and opinions in the assessments?
- Which course assessments or aspects of course assessments, if any, may be challenging for:
- Students with visual disabilities?
- Students with auditory disabilities?
- Students with cognitive disabilities?
- Students with motor disabilities?
- Students with English as a Second Language (ESL)?
- What technology and/or resources needed for completion of assessments may pose accessibility challenges?
Resources for Support
- How to Make Information Accessible
- Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching English-Language Learners
- The Critical Thinking Academy: A Model for the National Assessment of Higher Order Thinking
Checkpoints for Universal Design
- Assessments allow the student a broad range of choice of topic, research, and presentation.
- Technology or materials needed for completion of assessments are accessible.