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Access to Class Notes Guide for Faculty

Students with the accommodation “Access to Class Notes” may be eligible for one or more of the following options to obtain class notes:
  • Eligible to request a Peer Note Taker (see Note Taking Procedures for Faculty)
  • Eligible to use an assistive recording device (ie, digital recorder, cell phone, tablet, laptop)
  • Eligible to use assistive programs such as, Note Taker Express, Sonocent, Otter, etc.

All students requesting access to class notes should review his/her Accommodation Notifications with their instructor.

Alternative Media

SDS provides alternative media to those students that qualify for this type of accommodation.

  • Text to speech software
  • Speech to text software
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Digital recorders (see guidelines below)
  • Smart Pens
  • Text Enlargers
  • Word prediction software

All technology and alternative media complies with institutional policies and procedures and with relevant codes and laws. Student violations of technology policies must follow established institutional student disciplinary procedures.

Audio Recording Guidelines

  • Students may use the recordings for personal academic use during the course specified on their accommodation letters.
  • Students understand that some faculty have copyright interest in their class lectures and the student agrees not to infringe on this right.
  • Students will not release, digitally upload, broadcast, transcribe, or otherwise share recordings. They agree that they will not profit financially and will not allow others to benefit personally or financially from lecture recordings.
  • Students agree to erase the recordings at the end of the semester.
  • Students understand that any violation of these terms may subject them to discipline under the Student Code of Conduct or subject them to liability under copyright laws.

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