This question & answer panel, a collaboration between Office of Student Accessibility Services (OSAS) and the Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET), describes what a notification letter means, the faculty’s role in providing accommodations, and who to contact with questions.
The following set of videos provide an overview of the theories, models, techniques, and strategies promoted by the USC Center for Excellence in Teaching.
Inclusive teaching through Universal Design for Learning (UDL), setting the course environment, classroom norms, accommodations, and authentic assessment.
A description of the process for writing or revising course-specific policies, and examples of communication, technology, and in-class work policies.
Local times corresponding to various time frames in Pacific time, useful for planning course components for students in other time zones.
An overview of the considerations relevant to supporting diverse student populations when designing a course, as well as important USC resources for support of diversity.
A video introduction to the basic foundations of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
A faculty showcase presentation by Kendra Walther. A video on teaching about accessibility in technology courses.
A step-by-step guide to record a course lecture using Zoom.
A stepwise procedure for implementing open educational resources (OERs) in academic courses. Also included are connect information for USC librarians who can assist instructors with locating and utilizing OERs.