[Athen] Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (#WAMOE)
samanj at pdx.edu
Tue Oct 13 13:00:46 PDT 2015
Thank you :)
*Accessibility & **Course Support Specialist *
Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway
Smith Memorial Student Union, Mezzanine 209
Portland OR 97201
On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 11:36 AM, Karen Sorensen <karen.sorensen at pcc.edu>
> Hi Colleagues,
> I'm writing to share with you this free training opportunity in
> accessibility! Register now for the Web Accessibility MOOC for Online
> Educators (WAMOE), starting Oct. 19: http://bit.ly/1JOwkJl
> Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (#WAMOE)
> - Registration is open!
> - Free 5 week course from October 19 to November 22.
> WAMOE! We are excited to announce that PCC’s Distance Education
> department is partnering with D2L to offer a free *Web Accessibility MOOC
> for Online Educators* (Twitter hashtag: #WAMOE).
> This MOOC provides educators with practical, hands-on professional
> development on how to incorporate web accessibility into online learning.
> It’s free and it’s fun! Learn tips and tricks to make content accessible
> for students with disabilities!
> - Develop a personal knowledge base in web accessibility for online
> - Create accessible photo images, diagrams and charts for online
> - Build accessible audio and video components for online courses;
> - Create or reviewing accessible HTML content pages for online courses;
> - Construct accessible course content in other non-HTML formats.
> This MOOC is offered through D2L Open Courses
> <https://opencourses.desire2learn.com/cat/> and registration is open from
> September 23rd to November 13th, 2015. Active course facilitation lasts
> for five weeks. The course begins October 19, 2015 and ends November 22nd,
> Completion certificate
> Participants have the option of receiving an electronic not-for-credit
> completion certificate from D2L at the end of the MOOC offering. As this
> MOOC is intended to be an activity-based learning opportunity, participants
> will have successfully demonstrated knowledge about the major topics prior
> to being awarded a certificate.
> Accessibility Advocate, Karen Sorensen, is the Subject Matter Expert for
> this MOOC and joins Barry Dahl, D2L’s Senior Community Manager, as a
> co-facilitator. Register at D2L Open Courses.
> Hope to see you in the MOOC!
> Karen M. Sorensen
> Accessibility Advocate for Online Courses
> Portland Community College
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