Motivating Faculty to Embrace Accessibility

In this webinar, Dr. Jennifer Pedersen will share the University of Alaska Anchorage’s accessibility journey with you. You’ll hear faculty perspectives on accessibility, what worked well, and what areas were a struggle. By the end, you’ll be able to identify ways to build accessibility into your university’s curriculum, how to help faculty select or create accessible materials, and how to design accessible activities.

This webinar will cover:

  • Where to start with accessibility
  • Common barriers to faculty’s buy-in for accessible course materials
  • How to motivate faculty to be accessible
  • First-hand faculty perspectives on accessibility


Jennifer Pedersen, Ph.D.
University of Alaska, Kenai Peninsula College