The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Teaching Intensive: Designing for Inclusive and Accessible Learning

What: The CETL is pleased to announce the 2024 January teaching intensive, which will focus on inclusive teaching practices, including creating high-structure courses and applying principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to design accessible learning activities and assessments. Participants who attend all three of the sessions and submit a deliverable will earn an inclusive teaching certificate from the CETL.

When: January 18, 2024, 8:45am to 3:00pm

Where: Orange Campus, Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship (549 W. Palm)

Who should attend: Chapman faculty interested in participating in a hands-on exploration of inclusive teaching practices and principles. Participants will leave the intensive with specific, actionable strategies for designing more inclusive learning experiences for their students and a head start on updating course materials to achieve this purpose.

Click here to register by January 8 to reserve your spot! Attendance will be limited to the first 30 registrants. If you need to cancel, please do so at least one week in advance by emailing We hope to see you there!

Part-time instructors wishing to participate must obtain permission from their dean prior to attending this event. 


Program and Agenda

CETL Teaching Intensive: Designing for Inclusive and Accessible Learning

Session 1: We All Belong Here: Designing Inclusive Learning Environments

Session 2: Access & Equity for All: Designing Inclusive Learning Experiences

Session 3: Rethinking the Curve: Aligning Grading with Principles of Inclusion

Tentative Schedule:

Registration & welcome (8:45-9:15)

Session 1 (9:15-10:30)

Break (10:30-10:45)

Session 2, part 1 (10:45-11:45)

Lunch (11:45-12:15)

Session 2, part 2 (12:15-1:15)

Break (1:15-1:30)

Session 3 (1:30-2:45)

Closing (2:45-3:00)