Accessibility Strategies and Resources
ADA Statement for Syllabus
Faculty should use the following statement in their syllabus:
Reasonable Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: Middle Tennessee State University is committed to campus access in accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Any student interested in reasonable accommodations can consult the Disability & Access Center (DAC) website and/or contact the DAC for assistance at 615-898-2783 or email@example.com.
Helpful Tip Of The Week
The vast majority of videos MTSU creates and/or uses must include closed or open captions (the only exception would be a video with no words or lyrics included, i.e., orchestral performance). Captions can be created on your own or you can contact MTSU's Center for Educational Media (CEM) to use a contracted vendor, Cielo24 (there is a cost for using this service). If it is a third-party video, search for a captioned version, contact the creator of the video to inquire if a captioned version exists or can be created, or contact CEM about working with Cielo24. The vendor can create a dynamic transcript that is on par with captioning and does not infringe on copyright.