EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) is a non-profit organization, committed to the belief that students and professionals with disabilities should have equitable access to technology.  The EASI group hosts numerous workshops and online courses specifically related to accessibility in today’s educational practices. 

 

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For more information about EASI, please visit http://easi.cc

As you begin to plan for your upcoming courses, or decide whether or not to teach a distance education course next summer, there are some quick tips and tricks to keep in mind in reference to equitable access to online material and the students with disabilities within your courses. The following attachment was released and reproduced with permission from EASI outlining 10 of their tips for creating and maintaining a “focus on using technology to facilitate communication while making it as transparent as possible”.

EASI 10 Tips for Online Teachers