Content Considerations

This section of the Toolkit is intended to provide information about some of the legal issues that need to be addressed when designing and delivering online courses as well as information about Universal Design for Learning.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

This section is devoted to the American with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and how to address accessibility issues at your institution.

Copyright

This section discusses copyright and the importance of addressing it in a faculty development program as well as the importance of connecting faculty with the copyright resources and authoritative sources at your institution.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

This section discusses the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) and the importance of addressing it in a faculty development program as well as the importance of connecting faculty with the FERPA resources and authoritative sources at your institution.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

This section introduces the concept of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a set of principles for curriculum development that provides all individuals equal opportunities to learn. It also contains UDL resources that would be beneficial to include in a faculty development program.