Resources For Faculty

10 Commandments of Communication

The rules of etiquette and good manners for dealing with people with disabilities are generally the same as the rules for good etiquette in society. These guidelines address specific issues which frequently arise for people with disabilities in…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

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Faculty

Accessibility Checklist

Building a new course?

If you are starting your course from scratch, this is a great model to utilize in building your course. 

Research Phase Have I gotten the right people on the bus, and in the right seats?

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

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Faculty

Accessible Graphs

Desmos

One of the tools available to students, is a free online program called Desmos (Links to an external site.). It allows the user to create graphs, and then listen to them by…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

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Faculty

Adding Live Captioning to online classes

For professors looking to teach synchronous online classes, our office recommends using WebEx. If you require live captioning, below are the steps to enable them:

Enabling WebEx- First Time Users

First-time users will need to activate…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

CCTV/ Portable Magnifiers

Students with Low Vision may also utilize a CCTV, which is a camera mounted device that enlarges a book or other item under the camera onto a screen. This device can then adjust the zoom, color contrast, and colors of the page for the student.…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Contacts for Rutgers Offices of Disability Services

Rutgers Disability Services Offices

General Information

Complete the Inquiry form if you have not previously registered…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students, Visitors

Creating a Kaltura Channel - and sharing it with a captionist

This page is for professors moving their courses online as a result of COVID-19. We have arranged for all of your videos to be captioned by 3Play media. To do so, please follow the instructions below:

 

Set up your Channel

Go to…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Creating Accessible Math

Creating accessible math is hard. As you heard in a previous video, depending on the type of browser, its version, the type of screen reader and its version, the same equation may be read in multiple ways to the student. 

Below is a video…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Creating Navigation

In our introduction to screen readers part 1, we looked at how  a student would navigate your course content. Below is a tutorial on how to set up structure with in your documents to allow a student to easily navigate through them.

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Enlarge font for exams

Introduction 

This document is for all Professors and Teaching Assistants who wish to enlarge font of a document/Exam in word format. Typically, students’ Letter of Accommodation has the…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Extended Time on Exams

This link includes instructions on how to extend the time on your online test/quiz. Be sure you are working with our office to ensure it is fully accessible, however.

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Faculty Accessibility Resources

Faculty Accessibility Resources:

As courses are moved to an online environment, we have developed faculty resources for accessible online learning to…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

Faculty Resources for Accessible Online Courses

Rutgers Access and Disability Resources Support for Faculty:

For technology questions related to providing accommodations for students with disabilities, faculty can connect with us by using our…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

How to Create an Accessible Powerpoint

How to Create an Accessible PowerPoint Presentation

WebAim: PowerPoint Accessibility (Links to an external site)

Video tutorial

Our office has found that…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty

How to do Live Web Conferencing (Big Blue Button) - and include live captions

Setting up Big Blue Button

For those using canvas, you will need to use the Conferences tool:

  1. Go to your course in canvas, and click on the conferences tool
  2. Click the blue + Conference Button
  3. Enter in the…

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New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty