Imagine you are planning to teach a one-hour lesson or workshop.
- Download and read the Key Guiding Questions (Word Doc) to consider how you would incorporate EDI when designing, developing, and delivering your lesson or workshop.
- What questions would you consider in order to apply UDL principles to incorporate equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility?
You are invited to record your response in the way that works best for you, which may include writing, drawing, creating an audio or video file, mind map or any other method that will allow you to document your ideas and refine them at the end of this module.
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The following are some resources to deepen your learning about EDI in post-secondary education:
- The Inclusive Design Guide was created by the community members of the Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University. This documentation is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 3.0 and provides content regarding:
- Recognize Diversity and Uniqueness
- Inclusive Process and Tools
- Broader Beneficial Impact
- The Government of Ontario Inclusive Design Cards are ideal to use early in the curriculum design process to help you sketch, plan, prototype and design inclusive, equitable and accessible content, interactions and processes.
- In their video, Dr. Yolanda Flores Niemann and Carla LynDale Carter share their experience and some examples of Microaggressions in the Classroom.
- Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo, provides various tips about applying Universal Design in teaching: