Spotlight on Inclusive Teaching
This is a collection of guides that focus on tools available to you in Brightspace that are especially focused on inclusive teaching.
- Webpage Accessibility – Familiarize yourself with ways to make your Brightspace course web accessible, from Vanderbilt’s Student Access Services
- D2L Resource Library – A collection of webinars, eBooks, and testimonials from D2L
Created Spring 2022
Instructional Guides for Inclusive Teaching in Brightspace
Learn how to check your color contrast (colored text on colored background), and image tagging by using the Accessibility Checker
Add extra minutes to a specific students’ quiz time allotment
Brightspace allows users to add pronouns to their Brightspace profile. Learn how with this guide.
NameCoach is a tool that allows students to share the pronunciation of their name in Brightspace.
Learn how to give a specific student a different due date on an assignment or quiz.
Special access allows many different types of accommodations for quizzes and assignments. Learn more here
Learn how to auto-caption and edit captions on the videos uploaded to your Kaltura Media Gallery or My Media
If needed, Zoom meetings can provide live transcriptions. This guide explains how to set that up