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Information for Faculty

Updated Fall 2020: Remote teaching & disability accommodation guidelines

UMBC Instructors: Disability Accommodation Guidelines/FAQs For Remote Instruction

***Please read: Provost’s letter regarding remote instruction (updated August 2020)***


Accessible online/remote teaching resources

UMBC Provost’s letter regarding remote instruction

**UMBC Training for Faculty Teaching Online (PIVOT)**

Digital Accessibility at UMBC

Tips for Accessible Presentations (external link)

Faculty Course Accessibility Checklist (external link)

How to Create Accessible Course Documents (external link)

Free AEM Webinars on Accessible Distance Education (external link)

20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course (external link)

Accessibility Checklist for webpages and course materials (external link)

UMBC SDS information & tools

Fall 2020 SDS Director’s Memo to Faculty & Instructors

SDS Statement Recommended for UMBC Course Syllabi

SDS Note-Taking Assistance Information for Faculty

SDS Audio Recording of Lecture Agreement

SDS guidelines for Captioning/Transcription of Classroom Materials

Faculty Form to Submit a Test to SDS (not applicable Fall 2020)

SDS Faculty Test Submission Instructions & FAQ (not applicable Fall 2020)


External links: Disability resources for instructors

Academic Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

Working with Students with Disabilities in the Classroom

Disability Etiquette

Courtesy Rules of Blindness

Working with Interpreters in Your Classroom

When Faculty Are TOO Accommodating

Working with College Students on the Autism Spectrum

Working with Students with Autism