Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
8:50 AM - 9:40 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 3
Quality Assurance: Theory to Practice
Session Title
Designing for All: Implementing Standards 8.3 and 8.4
This session will detail the implementation of Standards 8.3 and 8.4 in the context of an internal custom review system at the community college level. How do you communicate the changes, provide accessibility training, and verify courses meet the Standards?
Learning Objectives
Compare presenters' implementation process to participant's.
Identify effective strategies in implementing Standards 8.3 and 8.4.
Identify the benefits of meeting Standards 8.3 and 8.4 for all students.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants new to the topic
Ms. Sally Hughes, Instructional Design Specialist, Blinn College
Sally Hughes has been an instructional designer for over nine years, in addition to the extensive experience as a classroom teacher, program aid, and curriculum developer. She has taught thousands of children and trained hundreds of educators in a wide variety of content areas. Most recently, she serves as a QM Certified Instructional Designer and QM F2F Facilitator for Blinn College in their Professional Development Department as part of their internal course review system.

Mrs. Linda Reed, Instructional Design Specialist, Blinn College
Linda Reed has been in education since the 1970s. She has seen classrooms go from blackboards, ditto machines and filmstrips to learning management systems, mobile apps, paperless environment, and “just in time” learning from the internet. Through the years she has been an educator, held various positions in educational leadership, and worked with online providers of educational content. Using all of these experiences, Linda supports faculty as an instructional designer at Blinn College and facilitator for the Virtual College of Texas - Quality Matters courses.