Tips for Accessible Online and Hybrid Learning

Tips for Accessible Online and Hybrid Learning



  • Casey Pearson, Events Specialist, 3Play Media

Session Details

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


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.


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.


  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.