Tips for Accessible Online and Hybrid Learning

#36201

Speaker(s)

  • Rebecca Klein, Content Marketing Associate, 3Play Media

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: General Conference

Summary

In this session, we'll explore strategies for creating an accessible and engaging online learning experience – whether as part of a fully remote or a hybrid classroom.

Abstract

Walk away from this presentation with an understanding of best practices for an inclusive, accessible, and engaging online classroom. Discover essential tools to enhance the learning experience, and learn about research from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg on the benefits of captioning for students and learners. Leave the session with actionable steps to bring back to your institution and virtual or hybrid classroom.

Keypoints

  1. 60% of those with hearing loss are in the workforce or in an educational setting, and may be in your course.
  2. Test scores increased by 8 percent for students who used interactive transcripts.
  3. 71% of students without hearing difficulties use captions at least some of the time

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Vision

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Captioning/Transcription, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized

Speaker Bio(s)

Rebecca Klein

Rebecca Klein is a Content Marketing Associate at 3Play Media, the industry's leading provider of video accessibility services. 3Play provides premiere closed captioning, transcription, translation, and audio description services to make digital video content more accessible, searchable, and engaging. In her professional life and beyond, Rebecca is passionate about working to create accessible and equitable media products.

Tips for Accessible Online and Hybrid Learning

#34109

Speaker(s)

  • Casey Pearson, Events Specialist, 3Play Media

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: General Conference

Summary

In this session we'll explore strategies for enabling an accessible, engaging, and efficient online classroom, whether it is alone or in combination with in-person elements.

Abstract

Walk away from this presentation with an understanding of best practices from e-learning institutions. Discover essential tools to enhance the learning experience along with strategies for training faculty. Better understand how accessibility can benefit all students, and learn about USFSP research on the benefits of closed captioning for students. Leave the session with actionable steps to bring back to your institution and virtual or hybrid classroom.

Keypoints

  1. 60% of those with hearing loss are in the workforce or in an educational setting, and may be in your course.
  2. Accessibility tools benefits all students and learners and improves retention and focus.
  3. Discover actionable steps to implement accessibility into your hybrid classroom.

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Vision

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Captioning/Transcription, Research, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized, Web/Media Access

Speaker Bio(s)

Casey Pearson

Casey is the Events Specialist for 3Play Media. She is the primary contact for AHG. The speaker for this proposal is Rebecca Klein.