3/12/24, Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning - webinar

Making content in online trainings and courses accessible is important because it provides access to a wide range of learners. It is also required by law. This webinar will discuss different ways to create accessible learning artifacts. It will also describe Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and ways in which UDL can make courses accessible to a wide range of learners.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the importance of making content accessible;
  • create accessible learning artifacts; and
  • describe Universal Design for Learning.

Date and Time
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
2–2:30 p.m. Eastern


Online. Information to access the webinar will be sent upon registration.

Target Audience
This webinar is appropriate for any content expert who is interested in teaching in the online space. While the focus of these webinars is on asynchronous online content, these principles apply to synchronous online and face-to-face learning.


Melissa Kaufman, EdD
is the Interim Associate Dean for Education and Executive Director of Instructional Design and Educational Operations at the Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University. There she oversees the school’s online programs as well as curriculum development and assessment, including developing new programs and ensuring all programs meet accreditation standards. Kaufman earned her EdD in education leadership and management from Drexel University. She has presented at numerous conferences including the 2023 Quality Matters National Conference and the 2022 UPCEA Conference. She has also published articles in the Journal of Health Administration Education and the Journal of Educators Online.

Technology Requirements
This webinar is presented through the Zoom Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.

For more information about this course, contact Melissa Kaufman at mjk397@drexel.edu. For assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu. Please include your name, and the title and date of the course for which you are inquiring.