Course

Checklist

Complete the Module 2: Disability Perspectives & Universal Design checklist to make sure you’ve completed all of the required and additional/optional tasks.

Before Class

  1. Required Readings
    The required readings for Module 2 discuss disability terminology in the field of journalism. These required readings should be read BEFORE class.
  2. Additional Readings
    The additional or optional readings are provided to support further learning on person first and identity first language. These readings are not required of you; however they may help your participation in class, as well as your research for interviews or content development.
  3. Required Watching
    Students are required to watch this quick video on using people first language before coming to class.
  4. Optional Watching
    There are no optional videos for this week; however there are videos to watch in this week’s online Module: Physical/Mobility/Communication Disabilities
  5. Attend
    Each week the PowerPoint being presented in class will be provided in advance for your consideration and support your note taking efforts. The PowerPoint does not provide all of the information, notes will be required of each student. Participation in class activities will support learning and understanding, please make sure you attend all classes.

After Class

  1. Module: Physical/Mobility/Communication Disabilities
    Complete the Module: Physical/Mobility/Communication Disabilities. This online module will give you a more in depth understanding of these disability sub-types. Students are responsible for completing the module, taking and completing the quiz and participating in one of the group discussions. The QUIZ and the DISCUSSIONS will be graded.

Create journalism content using Universal Design which will be accessible in all formats including digital audio, video, and print media, and web content. Articulate the disability perspective through integrated learning opportunities applicable to the field of journalism. Identify the principles and practices of pertinent legislation and standard Web guidelines. Demonstrate the appropriate professionalism.

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