Inclusive Assessment Design
This Fall, many instructors have adopted flexible assessment strategies in their course planning. The aim of this is to create greater access to course content and assessments for all students by incorporating inclusive pedagogy. The desired outcome in doing so is to make both learning and assessment goals achievable by all learners.
One strategy is to increase the time available for all students to complete an exam by doubling the typical assessment duration. In most instances, increasing the exam time for all removes the further need for time-based accommodations, because time-based considerations have been built into the assessment strategy from the onset of the course.
There may be exceptional circumstances in which disability-related accommodations may still be needed. If you feel this is the case for you, please reach out to our exam team at firstname.lastname@example.org so that they may assess the situation and coordinate with your instructor, when necessary.