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Webinar: Choose Accessible Learning Content

The words Accessibily Webinar
October 8, 2019

Learn about selecting accessible learning content for your courses in a November 14 webinar.

Webinar Description

As it states on the webinar description page:

As you are building or reviewing your online Canvas course for the current or upcoming semester, consider accessibility or Universal Design. Join ATSS and learn to foster an inclusive learning environment.

Join ATSS and learn to foster an inclusive learning environment. Being intentional and choosing to make your course accessible minimizes barriers to learning, reduces the need for individual accommodations, and helps to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed. If you're anything like us, you want to get accessibility "right."

Overview

As you are building or reviewing your online course for current or the upcoming semester, consider accessibility or Universal Design.

This webinar is hosted jointly as a collaboration between Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS) and LATIS in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). Join us to learn to foster an inclusive learning environment. Being intentional and choosing to make your course accessible minimizes barriers to learning, reduces the need for individual accommodations, and helps to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed.

If you're anything like us, you want to get accessibility "right." However, it can be overwhelming knowing where to start and deciding what to do. Join this webinar and learn 10 tips to get you started. The tips you will gain in this webinar will generally improve the experience for individuals with non-apparent disabilities and who use adaptive technologies to support their learning. The tips will also improve accessibility and usability for other users as well.

Topics

  • How do the course format that you choose and the course content support accessibility or limit accessibility?
  • What course goals, skills, concepts (if any) may be an obstacle for students with?
  • Visual disabilities?
  • Auditory disabilities?
  • Cognitive disabilities?
  • Motor disabilities?
  • English as a second language

Date and Time

The webinar will be presented Thursday , November 14, 2019 from 2:30 to 03:30 PM.

Enroll

To enroll visit the webinar course page in the Training Hub.

Host

The webinar is hosted by the University of Minnesota's (UMN) Office of Information Technology (OIT) Academic Technology Support Services (ATSS) and College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Twin Cities campus.