[Athen] AHG Preconference: Introduction to Course Accessibility
Castiglione, Deb A
deb.castiglione at cengage.com
Mon Oct 29 14:39:08 PDT 2018
I can’t attend your session, but hope to catch up with you!
What is “essential for some” is almost always “good for all” (Meyer, Rose, and Gordon, 2014).
Deb Castiglione, EdD, ATP
Director, Universal Design & Accessible Technologies
Learning Center of Excellence
5191 Natorp Boulevard, Mason, OH 45040
513-229-1654 / 513-309-6262
deb.castiglione at cengage.com<mailto:deb.castiglione at cengage.com>
From: athen-list <athen-list-bounces at mailman12.u.washington.edu> on behalf of Joseph Feria-Galicia <joeferia at berkeley.edu>
Reply-To: Access Technology Higher Education Network <athen-list at u.washington.edu>
Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 at 5:35 PM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network <athen-list at u.washington.edu>
Subject: [Athen] AHG Preconference: Introduction to Course Accessibility
If you are attending Accessing Higher Ground in November 12-16, 2018, please consider registering<https://accessinghigherground.org/registration/> for the November 13 preconference full day workshop entitled, Introduction to Course Accessibility.<https://accessinghigherground.org/introduction-to-course-accessibility/> Here are the details of the workshop facilitated by Joseph Feria-Galicia and Lucy Greco:
This workshop provides an introduction to online course accessibility. Reasons for building and maintaining accessible courses are contextualized, explained and demonstrated from both a student and an institutional perspective. Emphasis is given to the use and evaluation of features within a Learning Management System (LMS).
Participants in this workshop gain access to a UC Berkeley online course within the Canvas LMS and learn to create accessible course content and downloadable files using templates that are pre-formatted for accessibility.
1. Understand the importance and impact of accessible course design and instructional media.
2. Demonstrate basic proficiency in the creation and delivery of accessible content within a learning management system (LMS) to meet a variety of student learning styles and instructional needs
3. Utilize accessible Word and PowerPoint templates in designing and disseminating accessible online course content.
This workshop utilizes multiple format types including whole group lectures and demonstrations, small group discussions, and hands-on activities for individuals or groups to apply new knowledge and skills. Additionally, participants are given access to an online course where they can engage, create and evaluate online content.
* Understand the importance and impact of accessible course design and instructional media.
* Demonstrate basic proficiency in the creation and delivery of accessible content within and LMS.
* Utilize accessible Word and PowerPoint templates in designing and disseminating accessible online content.
Accessibility Team Lead
Digital Learning Services
University of California, Berkeley
Phone: (510) 516-3801
2850 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
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