Three Approaches to Teaching Accessibility
& Universal Design at University of Illinois

Marc Thompson, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Teaching & Learning Experiences

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)

Program Director, Information Accessibility Design & Policy (IADP)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hadi Rangin

Information Technology Accessibility Specialist

Accessible Technology Center

University of Washington

2019 Accessing Higher Ground (AHG) Conference

November 20th, 2019

Westminster, CO


  1. Overview
  2. Focal Points
  3. Microcredentialing Approach: AITG Accessible Badging Program
  4. Badging: Target Audience
  5. Badging: Content
  6. Badging: Design & Delivery
  7. Badging: Impact
  8. Self-directed Learning Approach: An Introduction to Accessibility & Universal Design
  9. MOOC: Target Audience
  10. MOOC: Content
  11. MOOC: Design and Delivery
  12. MOOC: Impact
  13. Professional Certificate Approach: Information Accessibility Design & Policy program (IADP)
  14. IADP: Target Audience
  15. IADP: Content
  16. IADP: Instructors
  17. IADP: Design and Delivery
  18. IADP: Impact
  19. Challenges and New Directions
  20. Questions / Open Discussion