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Accessibility Advocate for Online Courses
Good formatting = Good accessibility A quick reminder from Karen that good document structure makes your document more accessible.
Posted July 12, 2016
Simple instructions for accessibility compliance of your online course content Some quick answers to questions about accessibility in online classes from Karen Sorensen.
Posted April 17, 2016
The Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (#WAMOE) ! It's not too late to join WAMOE, a free online course that covers web accessibility for online educators.
Posted October 19, 2015
Inoculate before school starts! Prevent germs by inoculating your course against inaccessible content.
Posted July 27, 2015
Did you caption your video? Do you need to? Distance Ed. has changed the requirement for faculty to caption their own videos. Read more about the change and how Distance Ed. and Disability Services are here to support you and your students.
Posted April 21, 2015
Presidents with Disabilities In honor of Presidents Day, Karen looks at which past U.S. Presidents had disabilities, and suggests ways to help make that opportunity available to your students.
Posted February 16, 2015
Happy Universal Design Monday! Check out these great "early adopter" technologies that were originally created as part of assistive technology, and learn about Universal Design for Learning.
Posted December 2, 2014
Screen reader users are standing by… Have a PCC Accessibility technician review your course with a screen reader to make sure the content is available to students using assistive technology (AT).
Posted July 28, 2014
Another successful Subject Area Accessibility Study concludes! Faculty from CIS, CAS, and CS have finished a term-long study of accessibility issues unique to their disciplines. See what they learned from their work.
Posted April 28, 2014
Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Accessibility
Get information on Open Educational Resources (OERs) that support accessibility and reduce costs for students through these free webinars.
Posted March 6, 2014