Events

Upcoming Events

Spring 2012 Series on Reaching All of the Learners in Your Classroom

Feb 2, Mar 1, Apr 12, and Apr 26; 10:30-Noon HST
These 1.5 hour workshops will provide an integrated approach to meeting the needs of diverse students in your classroom, including students with disabilities. Learn more about this Workshop Series

Past Events

National Capacity Building Institute: Enhancing Faculty Knowledge and Practices Related to Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

Monday, July 11, 1:00-4:00pm: Washington Convention Center, Seattle
This half-day Capacity Building Institute will focus on implementation of a model training program developed at the University of Hawai‘i that enhances faculty awareness and skills related to students with disabilities. The model program focuses on three key topics: (a) Universal Design for Learning, (b) Cultural Diversity, and (c) Mentoring. Participants in the Institute will view a presentation about the training modules, and explore strategies for enhancing faculty development programs and education efforts to better integrate disability awareness and disability studies concepts into the postsecondary classroom. Learn more about this Capacity Building Institute


National Capacity Building Institute: Enhancing Faculty Knowledge and Practices Related to Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 9:00am-12:00pm: San Jose Doubletree Inn
This half-day Capacity Building Institute will focus on implementation of a model training program developed at the University of Hawai‘i that enhances faculty awareness and skills related to students with disabilities. The model program focuses on three key topics: (a) Universal Design for Learning, (b) Cultural Diversity, and (c) Mentoring. Participants in the Institute will view a presentation about the training modules, and explore strategies for enhancing faculty development programs and education efforts to better integrate disability awareness and disability studies concepts into the postsecondary classroom. Learn more about this Capacity Building Institute


Spring 2011 Webinars on College Teaching and Disability

April 15 & 26, 2011
Integration of Cultural Diversity, Universal Design for Learning and Mentoring. Webinar series includes an expanded session titled Tools for Mentoring. Learn more about this Webinar series


Fall 2010 Webinar Series on College Teaching and Disability

November 15, 16 & 18, 2010; 12-1:30pm HST
This event is free of charge. Workshops are offered online via Elluminate web conferencing software. Information about how to access the Webinars will be sent to registered participants. Learn more about this Webinar Series


Workshop Series on Teaching All Students, Reaching All Learners

October 22, 25 & 26: 11:30-1:30pm: Kuykendall 106 Events Room and Gallery
As faculty and instructors, we are constantly challenged by the diversity of the students in our classrooms. This series of workshops will provide tools for meeting the needs of students with a wide range of cultural backgrounds, learning styles, abilities, and experiences. Learn more about these workshops


Accessiblity & the Web: Professional Development Course by WebAIM

April 14-15, 2010: University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
A 2 Day Workshop for Web Developers, Faculty, Decision Makers,Staff and Administrators

Learn more about WebAIM (PDF Format)


Spring 2010 Webinar Series on College Teaching and Disability

Session One: Monday, March 1, 12-1:30pm HST
Application of Universal Design for Learning
Presented by Megan A. Conway, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Session Two: Monday, March 8, 12-1:30pm HST
Responding to Cultural Diversity
Presented by Megan A. Conway, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Tracie Ortiz, M.A., Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Session Three: Monday, March 15, 12-1:30 HST
Tools for Mentoring
Presented by Steven E. Brown, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Learn more about this Webinar Series (PDF Format)


Fall Webinar Series on College Teaching

Session One: Friday, October 16, 1-2:30pm HST
Application of Universal Design for Learning
Presented by Megan A. Conway, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Session Two: Monday, October 19, 1-2:30pm HST
Tools for Mentoring
Presented by Steven E. Brown, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Session Three: Friday, October 23, 1-2:30pm HST
Responding to Multiculturalism
Presented by Megan A. Conway, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Tracie Ortiz, M.A., Center on Disability Studies, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Learn more about this Webinar Series (PDF Format)


Free Webinar Series on College Teaching

Session One: Monday, July 20th, 12pm-1:30pm
Making Distance Education Accessible for ALL Learners
Presented by Adam Tanners, M.A., Instructor, Technology and Distance Program, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Session Two: Monday, July 27th, 12pm-1:30pm
PRACTICAL Applications of Universal Design for Learning
Presented by Bryan Cook, Ph.D., Professor, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Learn more about this Webinar Series (PDF Format)


Capacity Building Institute—Addressing Diversity and Disability in the Postsecondary Classroom: Universal Design and Beyond

Wednesday, May 6, 2009: Ala Moana Hotel—Honolulu, Hawai‘i
A post-conference event funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education. The purpose of this institute is to increase the knowledge and skills of attendees who have an interest in improving postsecondary instruction to learners from diverse backgrounds, including learners with disabilities.


Disability Mentoring Day

October 15, 2008
Learn more about Disability Mentoring Day


Summer Leadership Institute on Disability and Diversity

July 29-31, 2008
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu HI
Download the Flyer (PDF Format)


Capacity Building Institute

April 16, 2008
Post Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities
Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawai‘i


Teaching All Students, Reaching All Learners: Innovative Ways to Address Disability and Diversity

October 11, 2007
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
Honolulu HI
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Teaching All Students Reaching All Learners: Innovative Ways to Address Disability and Other Forms of Diversity in the Postsecondary Classroom

March 14, 2007
Post Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities
Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawai‘i
Download the Flyer (PDF Format)


Teaching All Students, Reaching All Learners: Innovative Ways to Address Disability and Diversity in the Classroom

October 2, 2006
University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
Honolulu HI
Download the Flyer (PDF Format)


National Capacity Building Institute

March 16, 2006
Post Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities
Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawai‘i