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Accessibility

It’s our responsibility to provide reasonable accommodations for students. There are some easy steps you can take while you’re building a course that can provide benefit to not only those who might need it but for all students.

In the context of course design, accessibility addresses the needs of all learners and is more than accommodating learners with special needs. There are some easy steps you can take while you’re building a course that can provide benefit to not only those who might need it but for all students.

What’s this about?

Section 508 is part of the 1998 amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 with the purpose to eliminate barriers and provide opportunities for those with disabilities. The section requires all Federal electronic content to be accessible. Overview of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 504 and 508). The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) created guidelines in 1997 to help guide online developers and ensure online resources are being made accessible.

Responsibility Chart

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Who's Responsible for Accessibility in Online Courses at UAF?

Graphic detailing the proactive responsibilities of instructors, eCampus and Disability Services

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