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Instructional Materials

CSUSB is committed to ensuring that instructional materials are accessible to all students, regardless of disability or preferred learning style. 

Academic Technologies & Innovation (ATI) has numerous accessibility resources for faculty. Visit the ATI website for more information.

The Teaching Resource Center (TRC) is also a valuable resource from which faculty can gain information about creating an accessible syllabus and Universal Design for Learning. Visit the TRC website for more information.

 

Creating Accessible Instructional Materials

Learn best practices for authoring accessible course content including the use of tools that make accessible design easier. The ATAC, in partnership with the Accessible Technology Initiative, provides training on creating a variety of accessible materials including: 

Camtasia

Faculty and staff on campus have free access to Camtasia. Camtasia is a screen capture and video editing software that allows you to record from your webcam or screen, engage viewers with a variety of effects, add captions and easily share your videos. Please visit Camtasia Captioning Tutorials for more information.

YouTube:

Captions can be added to videos recorded and uploaded using YouTube. There are two types of captioning services offered by YouTube.

Prepare and upload your script along with your video. This provides the best results if instructions are followed correctly.

Edit the automatically generated captions that YouTube produces. 

To get started, visit the YouTube Captioning website for more information and quick how-to tutorials.

The Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) at CSUSB reflects the California State University's (CSU) commitment to provide access to information resources and technologies to individuals with disabilities. The initiative is comprised of facilitating improvements in three priority areas:

  • Instructional materials,
  • Web accessibility, and
  • Procurement of electronic & information technology.