Reaching All Students: Creating Inclusive Content

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence
Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511

If you have elected to attend this workshop via web conference, log-in as a guest at Livestream CTE WorkshopAccess the link at least 24-hours prior to the workshop to be sure that you can successfully log in.

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An instructor can often make small changes to their documents and presentations to make them more inclusive and accessible by all students. Bring your own mobile device for this hands-on session to learn best practices to make your course materials more usable by all students.

This workshop is an elective workshop for the Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion. In order to qualify for the certificate of completion, participants must attend the Inclusive Excellence at USC workshop and seven (7) electives. Participants will have 3 academic semesters (not including summer semester) to complete the Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence (TTIE) certificate of completion.

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Lydia Frass
Director, Assessment and Online Learning
College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Studies (CAS OUS)


Lydia Frass is the director for assessment and online learning with the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Studies (CAS OUS). Frass coordinates programming and support for the college’s degree program assessment and online learning initiatives, facilitates the CAS DL Advisory Board, and supervises OUS’s undergraduate student services and advisement assistants. She serves as the CAS representative to the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Analytics Assessment Advisory Committee; DoIT Flagship Analytics Council; and ODL’s Distributed Learning Working Group.

Prior to joining CAS, Frass worked in the Center for Teaching Excellence as senior instructional designer where she coordinated the Distributed Learning Working Group, consulted with faculty in online course design, and facilitated various online learning workshops. Before joining CTE, Frass coordinated and evaluated the South Carolina Public Health Training Center, which provided online professional development for public health workers and included developing the infrastructure for virtual professional development. Frass earned her PhD in Adult Education with concentrations in educational leadership and research from the University of Southern Mississippi. While at Southern Miss, she provided assessment and online learning support for the department of Educational Leadership and Research.

Susan Quinn
Assistant Director
eLearning Services

Susan Quinn is the Assistant Director of eLearning Services in the department of Division of Information Technology (DoIT). Prior to joining DoIT, she was director of instructional support in the College of Education. Quinn has an M.Ed. in special education technology, and was a special education teacher and research associate before coming to UofSC.