Accessibility and Inclusive Pedagogy Resources


Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Accessibility Check Supports

Review your assessments and course material and ensure the following are in place:

Checklists and Planning Guides

Accessibility Checklist for Faculty During Continuity PlanningUofTMarch2020.pdf

Accessibility Planning Guidelines for Faculty and Instructors in Online Learning UofTMarch2020.pdf

UTM Services

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Office:

The Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Office staff can meet with instructors to discuss issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and discrimination that might arise in the classroom and course content, including classroom dynamics and religious accomodations. For information, visit the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Office website. 

Indigenous Centre:

The Indigenous Centre staff can offer guidance to faculty on Indigenous cultures, to provide information about local Indigenous organizations and agencies, and to speak at class discussions. For information, visit the Indigenous Centre Request Form.


Additional Resources on Inclusive Assessment

CAST (2018). Universal Design for Learning Guidelines version 2.2. Retrieved from

Keating, N., Zybutz, T., & Rouse, K. (2012) Inclusive assessment at point-of-design. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 49(3), 249-256, DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2012.703022

Article presents recommendations that thinking of inclusivity at the start of assessment design better supports students with disabilities.

Morris, C., Milton, E. & Goldstone, R. (2019) Case study: suggesting choice: inclusive assessment processes. Higher Education Pedagogies4(1), 435-447, DOI: 10.1080/23752696.2019.1669479

Article presents a study that looked at choice model and how that supports student success.