Helpful Links for Faculty
The Faculty Room at DO-IT
The Faculty Room is a website managed by the DO-IT program at the University of Washington for faculty and administrators at postsecondary institutions to learn about how to create classroom environments and academic activities that maximize the learning of all students, including those with disabilities. It includes resources for particular academic areas, such as science, and information regarding accessible web design. Click on the following links:
Accommodations and Universal Design: [http://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/accesscollege/faculty-room/universal-design/] Strategies for creating (universal design of instruction) and modifying (accommodations) academic environments and activities to maximize the learning of students with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. The section on universal design tells how to be pro-active in creating an inclusive learning environment.
Faculty Resources: [www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/Resources/] Resources to help instructors more fully include students with disabilities in course activities.
Resources from DO IT: [www.washington.edu/doit/accesscollege-systemic-change-postsecondary-institutions] Web-based publications to be printed and video presentations from DO-IT that are useful to postsecondary educators.
Specific Academic Activity and Disability Resources: [www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/Resources/Disability/] Resources for helping instructors accommodate students with disabilities in specific academic activities and information related to teaching students with specific disabilities.
Faculty Presentations: [www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/Presentations/] Video, publications, and interactive presentations designed especially for postsecondary educators.
Searchable Knowledge Base: [http://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/accesscollege/faculty-room/knowledge-base] A searchable database of frequently asked questions and case studies related to how postsecondary faculty can fully include students with disabilities in their courses.