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ADA Basics for Faculty is a Course

ADA Basics for Faculty



Full course description

Course Introduction

This course outlines your roles and responsibilities as an instructor under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It provides an overview of the accommodations process - when students make requests for support for their disabilities - and lists resources available to you during this process.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Respond appropriately to an accommodation request
  • Identify faculty’s role in ensuring course accessibility
  • Distinguish which university and campus offices/resources to turn to and when
  • Recognize that course materials and activities may present accessibility concerns
  • Identify when the ADA standard for accessibility has been met in your course

About ATAC and OIE

This course was created by the UITS Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers (ATAC) and the Office of Institutional Equity to support Indiana University’s commitment to providing accessible programs and services for its students, departments, and faculty.

The ATAC partners with campus disability services to offer assistive technology and IT accessibility consultations, presentations, training, and support across Indiana University.

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) was created in 2018 to support and advise the efforts of officers on all IU campuses in ensuring a diverse and equitable work and academic environment for all members of the university community.

For more information, contact the Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers (ATAC).


Length: 2 hours




Credit: Certificate


Audience: Faculty

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