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Accessibility for Instructional Materials

October 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Accessibility for Instructional Materials

Workshop by Elisabeth Dickie, SPRING BRENNAN, and TRACIE ORTIZ.

Does your course meet accessibility standards? Are the instructional materials you create (your videos and PowerPoint presentations, e.g.) ADA-compliant?

This workshop introduces the standards and best practices that instructors should follow when designing online materials or other digital content. Topics range from designing accessible text, graphics, and video/audio to how to implement Universal Design for Learning

Guest Speaker: Beth Ann Dickie, Director, Office of Educational Accessibility

The instructor’s role in meeting ODU students’ accessibility needs is discussed throughout. Activities include reformatting content in Blackboard for accessibility. Bring websites, Word docs, PPTs, videos, etc. to be workshopped, if you wish.

Workshop site: Web Accessibility

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize why accessibility matters
    • Recognize inaccessible content/material
    • Recognize the importance of section 508, ADA, W3C, and WebAIM
    • Apply accessible content types: legible/readable/scannable text, high-contrast colors, descriptive links
    • Format documents/attachments for use with assistive technology (Word, PPT, PDF)
    • Provide descriptive ALT Text to images
    • Locate videos with captions and/or transcripts
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

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  • Supplemental Material
    Web Accessibility
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