AODA - Required Training and Supplemental Resources for Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistants, Librarians and Archivists
Online Learning Program: Accessibility in Teaching
Completion of this program is required for Western’s Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistants, Librarians and Archivists.
To access the online program:
- Go to OWL
- Login with your Western UserID.
- Click "Membership"
- Click "Joinable Sites"
- Use the search box, top right, to search on course name.
- Click "Join" below the course name.
If you have trouble accessing the course or other technical questions, please contact the ITS Helpdesk at ext. 83800.
Note: Completion of the online learning module is not required for employees who attended an in-person Western Accessibility learning session offered in 2009-2010. If this is the case for you, the OWL course is available for optional review purposes.
Summary Brochure - Accessibility in Teaching
Teaching Students with Disabilities – a resource document from the Teaching Support Centre
Here are some resources for creating your own presentation on accessibility:
- Accessibility - Faculty Learning Session Slides with Notes
(Save and open with PowerPoint)
- Accessibility in Teaching Powerpoint in Plain Text
- Accessibility at Western Video (Closed Captioned, 6 minutes) (WMV - 52MB)
This video features Western faculty, students, alumni and staff.
- Please provide participants a copy of the Accessibility in Teaching Brochure
Leader Record Keeping: In-Person or Brochure Training
Training records are to be kept as per AODA requirements.
Leaders are to keep electronic records of any AODA training completed that takes place outside of Western’s online module. Using Excel, record the person’s name, date of training, and employee ID number if applicable. You will be asked to provide training records to Human Resources upon request.
Completion of online training will be recorded in the person’s Human Resource record.
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