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Module 2: Accessibility and Inclusivity in Digital Learning is a Course

Module 2: Accessibility and Inclusivity in Digital Learning

Oct 24, 2022 - Dec 5, 2022

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Full course description

October 24th - December 4th, 2022 | Fully Online Module

Module Objective:

Explore UDL, accessibility, equity and inclusion in learning.

Program Description:

The seven-month program consists of four five-week modules and a real-world capstone project that aligns with your professional goals. You’ll end up with an impressive portfolio of work to show potential employers.

Timeline and Requirements:

The module will take place from October 24th - December 4th, 2022. Work will primarily be asynchronous, with one live session per module with your facilitator and your cohort.

Fees & Policies:

Payment is due by credit card at registration. This module can only be taken as part of the Foundational Certificate: Instructional Design For Learning. Registration closes September 12th at 5pm. Refunds will be granted only up until registration closes at 5pm on September 12th. No refunds will be granted for registration or technical errors on the participant's part (such as incorrect name/email, login failure, etc.).

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Heather Francis is an educator and researcher with 15 years of experience working in schools, nonprofits, universities, and a state government agency. Having previously worked with both children and adults with disabilities, Heather is passionate about issues of accessibility, inclusion, and equity in education. Heather's work has taken her across the United States and Canada to support educators in learning more about Universal Design for Learning and inclusive practices. She has also worked with learners from around the world as an instructor at Boston College where she teaches in the Curriculum and Instruction, Learning Engineering, and Global Perspectives programs. She has also taught at Lasell University and served as a teaching fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Heather has expertise in digital accessibility, adult learning, inclusive practices, and policy implementation. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Boston College, and her dissertation focuses on special education policy implementation during the COVID-19 pandemic.