[Athen] Register now for the ATHEN Virtual Conference!
athenpresident at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 10:22:02 PDT 2018
Registration is now open for ATHEN’s virtual conference, “Share, Learn,
Full details are available on the ATHEN website:
ATHEN members MUST complete the form to participate at no cost. All
sessions will be conducted using the Zoom platform.
Not an ATHEN member? Join ATHEN to participate at:
Please consider joining us on Friday, June 8 to hear from those in higher
education share their experiences regarding OCR complaints, the
implementation of UDL practices in the classroom, mobile apps for students
with disabilities, and how to address accessibility as part of procurement.
Details are below or visit the ATHEN Virtual Conference website for details:
*Agenda - Friday, June 8*
Welcome: 8:30 AM PDT/11:30 AM EDT
*Session 1: 8:40 AM PDT/11:40 AM EDT*
Topic: How Three Campuses Are Addressing Office of Civil Rights Actions
This session brings attendees the experiences of three campuses who are
responding to the actions of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). From
initial responses to long-term planning, panelists will share their
approaches, challenges, and successes in addressing legal, ethical, and
logistical factors related to OCR actions.
*Session 2: 9:50 AM PDT/12:50 PM EDT*
Topic: UDL, Accessibility, and Quality Assurance – Collaborations at the
University of Arizona for Accessible Online Classes
The University of Arizona’s Office of Digital Learning and Disability
Resources collaborate to ensure quality, accessible, universally designed
courses for UA Online. Key partnership elements include sharing resources
and knowledge around innovative technologies for teaching and best
practices for accessibility and inclusive learning components.
*Session 3: 11:00 AM PDT/2:00 PM EDT*
Topic: Technology Strategies for Supporting Students with Disabilities
This session explores assistive technology, mobile apps, and other
technology strategies to directly support students with disabilities.
Speakers will share insights into researching, selecting, supporting, and
training for assistive technology for students.
*Session 4: 12:10 PM PDT/3:10 PM EDT*
Topic: Procuring accessible ICT and what to do when “everything is an
Campuses around the country have worked to establish procedures for the
procurement and implementation of accessible ICT. However, once
accessibility review processes are in place, it quickly becomes evident
that most products on the market are not fully accessible. This
presentation will discuss this reality and how it can be addressed.
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