[Athen] Announcement - Free Online Course Accessibility MOOC

Leyna Bencomo lbencomo at uccs.edu
Wed Sep 27 09:28:05 PDT 2017

I tried creating a new account using the Blackboard page. Couldn’t do it without a mouse. The opening page “The Accessibility MOOC” has incorrect heading hierarchy and contrast errors. Is this MOOC supposed to be accessible?

Leyna Bencomo
Assistive Technology Specialist
Office of Information Technology
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, EPC 215
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 255-4202 / lbencomo at uccs.edu<mailto:lbencomo at uccs.edu>
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(Please excuse typos, I am using dictation software temporarily)

From: athen-list [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman13.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Christopher Aldin
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 3:39 PM
To: athen-list at u.washington.edu
Subject: [Athen] Announcement - Free Online Course Accessibility MOOC


A new MOOC was recently developed with Marlene Zentz and Aaron Page and hosted by Blackboard which may be of interest to many of you. The Accessibility MOOC: Inclusive Online Course Design was started to help any instructor across the world learn how to deliver more accessible online courses and content to their students.

The first session of this four-week moderated MOOC will start October 16 and will run until November 10, 2017.

October registration is now open at - http://accessibility.mrooms.net/<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Faccessibility.mrooms.net%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cchristopher.aldin%40blackboard.com%7Cac750832d28e407f964708d4fa0fa9c6%7Cbf0b29a25e5c4aaaba4dac988df15ea6%7C0%7C0%7C636408392558310666&sdata=NXa5N9ohAT1IqxQ0krrxEtHzu2lkJYzYebDdU7KTDBw%3D&reserved=0>.

For any questions, you can also contact Marlene or Aaron at the emails below:

Marlene Zentz - marlene.zentz at gmail.com<mailto:marlene.zentz at gmail.com>
Aaron Page - ampage87 at gmail.com<mailto:ampage87 at gmail.com>



Christopher Aldin
Product Marketing Manager - Accessibility, Blackboard Inc.
O: 317-217-6452 | www.blackboard.com<http://www.blackboard.com>
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