Digital Accessibility: Tips on Making Your Course Accessible
In our current environment, it’s even more crucial that we consider digital accessibility when making choices about course materials and platforms. Dean Sampson will provide an overview of requirements and share tips for creating and selecting course materials that meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
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Dean Sampson manages all aspects of communications, information technology, and the library for the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. She regularly teaches Legal Writing & Analysis I and the LP3 course Law Practice Technology. Sampson writes and presents on topics related to legal research and writing and library management. She has coordinated teaching workshops for law librarians and regularly speaks at library and law conferences. She is the college’s digital accessibility coordinator and serves on the university’s Digital Accessibility Advisory committee.
Sampson has been active and held leadership positions in the law library community. She is currently serving as the law library representative for Ohio’s statewide academic library consortium, OhioLink. Sampson has served on the boards of the Society of Academic Law Library Directors, Legal Information Preservation Alliance, Law Libraries Society of the District of Columbia, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section of AALL and Librarians’ Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She chaired the Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information of the American Association of Law Schools, the OhioLink Research Grant Committee, and the American Association of Law Libraries Publications Award Jury and has served on numerous other committees and juries.
She has also worked at the law libraries and taught law classes at Georgetown University Law Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). At Georgetown, Sampson was the head of reference and an adjunct professor teaching legal research skills for practice, advanced legal research, and introduction to scholarly note writing. At UNC, she served as deputy director of the law library and as a clinical assistant professor of law teaching advanced legal research courses.