Faculty & staff

Make accommodated exam arrangements with RCSD online

The accommodated exam booking process is initiated by each student registered with RCSD who has exam-related accommodations.  

Navigate to the instructor self serve to:

  • Confirm tests and exams your students have already booked with the RCSD
  • Book accommodated tests and exams for your students ahead of time
  • Securely upload exam materials and remove them after your course has ended

You can view text and video tutorials showing you how to use ClockWork.

Designing an accessible curriculum

To learn more about designing an accessible curriculum, please see FAIR UVic and Universal Instructional Design: Creating an Accessible Curriculum at the University of Victoria.


 

Making your course accessible

that you may have students in your class who:

  • Can’t hear/see videos?
  • Can’t access print materials, books or reserve readings, either due to a visual impairment or a learning disability?
  • Require extra time for tests or exams?
  • Require extra time occasionally to complete assignments?
  • Miss classes due to chronic health concerns?
  • Have difficulty understanding or misinterpret your body language or tone?
  • Can’t access the classroom or requires special furniture or seating?
  • Appear anxious, restless or fatigue easily?
  • Talk out of turn, speak loudly or rudely, stand too close or interrupt conversations?
  • May participate in class discussions and be very articulate but respond poorly on a written test?

Built in curriculum accessibility (universal instructional design) is the key to reducing the need for individual or “one off” accommodations.

Have you considered how to make your courses as accessible as possible?

University policy requires all members of the university community to share the responsibility to promote equality, remove barriers, and create a respectful and inclusive learning environment. 

Many barriers to full participation by students reside in the environment: physical, curricular, attitudinal, informational.

Provide an accessibility statement on your course syllabus.  This statement indicates your willingness to assist in the provision of academic accommodations and informs your students of the role of the RCSD and the university’s responsibility to provide necessary academic accommodations. 
  • Can all students access your textbook, course pack and overheads?  Notes? Presentations and PowerPoint presentations? 
  • Have you considered using a variety of presentation formats to reinforce or emphasize important points?