Accessibility & Student accommodation

Things to keep in mind

The process to building a quality course, remote, blended or fully online, remains the same. However, within each discipline, different tools and learning strategies may be used. This section provides examples and advice from the university community.

Accessibility Essentials

Accessibility Resources for Supporting Learners

Building an inclusive and accessible community

All you need to know about the accessibility and Brightspace.

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Making a video accessible

Are you wondering how to make a video accessible by having subtitles? Is it possible to have subtitles when I am doing a live event? Is there technology allowing creating automatic Subttitle with a minimum of effort?

Have a look at Marie-Claude Gagnon's advice from the Office of the Vice-President, Governance, Human Rights Office.

Creating Accessible Documents

Accessibility Resources for Supporting Learners

A step-by-step guide to making Word documents accessible.

Accessible Word document checklist created by Queens University

A step-by-step guide on how to make your PowerPoint presentations accessible

Accessible PowerPoint presentation checklist created by Queens University

Student Accommodations

There are a number of accommodation services offered to students throughout the year and during examinations in order to help meet their individual teaching and learning needs. To see the various accommodations that exist for your students and how they might be addressed under the present circumstances, please check out the two spreadsheets. We continue to look for ways to address the various accommodations and so these spreadsheets will be updated as new procedures are determined and put in place. 

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Exam accommodations foreseeable issues

With regards to examinations, the following table lists the types of accommodations that a student might require, along with any barriers the student might encounter, the proposed solutions, and an indication of the number of students currently known to require this type of accommodation this semester.

Course accommodations foreseeable issues

With regards to teaching and learning activities, the following table lists the types of accommodations that a student might require, along with any barriers the student might encounter, the proposed solutions, and an indication of the number of students known to require this type of accommodation this semester.

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