Accessibility Bites: Supporting Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Session Description:

This short drop-in session will help you understand the importance of designing an inclusive and accessible classroom, whether your classroom is face-to-face, online, or a combination. You will gain helpful tips for delivering content in person and for creating accessible videos and audio files.  

By the end of the session, you will: 

  • Express the importance of inclusive and accessible classrooms and materials 
  • Describe how to include and edit captions in Kaltura and YouTube videos 
  • Describe how to create transcripts from Kaltura, YouTube, and Microsoft Word (Office 365)  

To view the other events in this series, visit Accessibility Bites

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This session will be recorded, archived, and made available publicly on By participating in this session, you acknowledge you are aware your participation will be recorded and the recording will be openly available.

About the Facilitator:

Your facilitator for this session will be Jamie Drozda 

Jamie (she/her) is a coordinator, educational technologies at Thompson Rivers University. She enjoys researching and analyzing the effectiveness of current learning technologies and assessing the challenges in adapting new technologies. Jamie strives to address accessibility, interaction, and assessment issues along with integrating technology with classroom pedagogy.