Checklist for Meeting Quality Matters Standard 7

Learner Support

 7.1 The course instructions articulate or link to a clear description of the technical support offered and how to obtain it.
 7.2 Course instructions articulate or link to the institution's accessibility policies and services.
 7.3 Course instructions articulate or link to the institution's academic support services and resources that can help learners succeed in the course.
 7.4 Course instructions articulate or link to the institution's student services and resources that can help learners succeed. [NIU student life site and student success tips and tools].

ADA Statement (Required to be on your syllabus)

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
If you need an accommodation for this class, please contact the Disability Resource Center as soon as possible. The DRC coordinates accommodations for students with disabilities. It is located in the Campus Life Building, Suite 180, and can be reached at 815-753-1303 or drc@niu.edu.

Also, please contact me privately as soon as possible so we can discuss your accommodations. Please note that you will not be required to disclose your disability, only your accommodations. The sooner you let me know your needs, the sooner I can assist you in achieving your learning goals in this course.

Designing Courses that Support Learners

Tips (Recommended strategies to consider)

  • Provide other resources and supports that are appropriate for the discipline/course, such as specific college/program student services department or external links

Download Standard 7 Checklist (PDF)


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