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Implementing Universal and Inclusive Design for Online Learning Accessibility

This webinar will discuss how the principles of universal and inclusive design can be applied to the online learning environment, with a particular focus on the accessibility of course content and materials.


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Implementing Universal and Inclusive Design for Online Learning Accessibility

Accessibility is a critical component of any online learning content. With legal requirements stronger than ever, colleges and universities must find tangible ways to improve their web accessibility. This webinar will discuss how the principles of universal and inclusive design can be applied to the online learning environment, with a particular focus on the accessibility of course content and materials.

Howard Kramer, an Access Specialist at University of Colorado at Boulder, and Sheryl Burgstahler, the Director of Accessible Technology Services at the University of Washington, will explain what universal design is, the importance of incorporating universal design principles into online courses, and strategies for doing so.

This webinar will cover:

  • What is universal and inclusive design?
  • Strategies for implementing universal design
  • Best practices for the presentation of information and resources
  • Incorporating inclusiveness into a syllabus
  • Creating accessible documents and media
  • Providing information through multiple mediums
  • Resources and tools for incorporating inclusive design into the online environment

Presenters

Howard Kramer
Access Specialist | University of Colorado at Boulder

Sheryl Burgstahler
Director of Accessible Technology Services | University of Washington

Lily Bond (Moderator)
Marketing Manager | 3Play Media

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