Rutgers Online Learning Conference

March 12, 2018
Universal Design: Make your courses more accessible, with no programming experience needed! - (Helping your students “get it” with Universal Design triage.)
Room 166

Do you find that your students just “don’t get it”?  Learn what small steps you can take to make your course more accessible and engaging for EVERYONE.  You will walk away from this session with concrete examples and techniques that you can implement today.

Speaker Bio(s): 

Mary Labrada is an Instructional Designer at the Center for Online and Hybrid Learning and Instructional Technologies (COHLIT). She earned her B.S. in Exercise Science from Rutgers University and her M.Ed. in Instructional Design from the University of Massachusetts Boston Online. Before joining COHLIT, she spent 8 years supporting students and faculty in medical education at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Jeniffer Obando is a Senior Instructional Designer at the Center for Online and Hybrid Learning and Instructional Technologies (COHLIT) at Rutgers University. She has a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Costa Rica where she lived for 10 years. She also obtained her M.Sc. in Educational Technology from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Jeniffer previously worked in education at the K-12 level for over 15 years and has now made the shift to Higher Education here at Rutgers. She is passionate about pedagogy, course development as well as including accessibility measures in every course she touches. She hopes to delve into the realm of Adaptive Learning Systems in the future to improve the student experience.


Mary Labrada, Jen Obando
Department Name: 
Division of Continuing Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Event Date

RUOnlineCon 2018
12 March 2018
200 Atrium Drive

Somerset, NJ 08873

About Us

Teaching and Learning with Technology - TLT supports Rutgers academic units University-wide in creating and delivering hybrid and fully online courses, and is heavily involved in both for-credit as well as non-credit online and hybrid education. Find out more.

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