Accessible, Inclusive and Anti-Oppressive Pedagogies

Active Reading Strategies

Overview of Active Reading Techniques Active learning strategies are the various processes that readers utilize before, during and after reading a text to maximize comprehension of reading materials. By actively

Fostering Accessible Teaching and Learning

The Accessibility Context at U of T The University of Toronto is home to a very diverse student population of over 76,000 undergraduate students. Many of these students may face

Accessibility in Labs and Practicals

Providing Support and Addressing Challenges as a TA In Canada, 2% of students at post-secondary institutions are registered to receive disability related services from their institutions (Fitchen et al. 2003).

Social Media and Accessibility

Teaching with Social Media Social media can be an effective pedagogical tool. Keep in mind that the University does not support social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and

Microsoft Document Essentials

University of Toronto students, faculty, and staff have access to Office 365, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. Access Office 365 by clicking on the waffle icon in

Using Accessible Visual Aids in the Classroom

Multimedia Learning Principles and Tips Multimedia: Use words and pictures rather than just words Pre-training: Describe names and characteristics of key elements before lesson Coherence: Remove excess material Signaling: Highlight

Access Checks

How Can the Social Model of Disability Help Us Think About Accessibility? Where some views of disability frame disability as a problem located within particular people/bodies, a social model of

Facilitating for Equity

What Does It Mean to Facilitate for Equity? Facilitating for equity means that we pay attention to historic and contemporary experiences of marginalization and how they manifest in our classrooms,

Anti-Oppressive Practices

Power, Privilege, and Justice in the University Classroom This resource was created as a response to the University of Toronto’s Truth and Reconciliation Steering Committee’s call to action to develop

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