Upcoming Webinars: DOJ/OCR Rulings, Centralizing IT Accessibility, and Accessibility at Blackboard

January 9, 2017 BY LILY BOND
Updated: January 4, 2018

Happy 2017! We have an exciting webinar series planned for the new year that we are eager to share with you.

Covering everything from DOJ/OCR rulings to Blackboard to centralizing IT accessibility, our January and February webinars will give you a comprehensive strategy for web accessibility at your organization.

You can register for these webinars below – hope to see you there!


webinar: What One School Learned from DOJ/OCR Accessibility Rulings at Other Institutions

What One School Learned from DOJ/OCR Accessibility Rulings at Other Institutions

January 19, 2017 at 2pm – 3pm ET

The University of Washington has used lessons learned from recent settlements, agreements, and resolutions from the OCR & DOJ to shape their own accessibility services and policies. Presented by Sheryl Burgstahler and Terrill Thompson from UW, this session will address issues related to ensuring the accessibility of IT to all faculty, students, staff, and visitors with disabilities.
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webinar: Tips for Getting Your Colleagues to Adopt Universal Design for Learning

Tips for Getting Your Colleagues to Adopt Universal Design for Learning

January 26, 2017 at 2pm – 3pm ET

To help make educational materials and practices inclusive for all learners, this interactive webinar session radically reflects on how faculty members and course designers can adopt Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
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webinar: The Road to EIT Accessibility at Four Colleges: A Centralized Approach

The Road to EIT Accessibility at Four Colleges: A Centralized Approach

February 2, 2017 at 1pm – 2pm ET

In 2015, the Five College consortium in Western Massachusetts created a new shared position to better address the growing challenges associated with campus-wide Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) accessibility at four private colleges. In this webinar, Rob Eveleigh will share the successes, challenges, and lessons learned in the concurrent development of four EIT Accessibility programs across the colleges he coordinates.
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webinar: The State of Closed Captioning in Higher Education

The State of Closed Captioning in Higher Education

February 9, 2017 at 2pm – 3pm ET

Presenting on the results from two national research studies and a survey on closed captioning in higher education, Katie Linder from OSU eCampus Research and Lily Bond from 3Play Media will look at the current state of closed captioning in 2017 at colleges and universities across the US.
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webinar: Accessibility at Blackboard

Accessibility at Blackboard

February 16, 2017 at 2pm – 3pm ET

In this webinar, you’ll learn more about Blackboard’s accessibility initiatives and core beliefs. Understanding that a digital accessibility program encompasses so much more than their products, Blackboard works with schools to develop comprehensive eLearning accessibility plans.
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webinar: Best Practices for Accessible Instructional Videos

Best Practices for Accessible Instructional Videos

February 23, 2017 at 2pm – 2:30pm ET

This webinar will outline a step-by-step process which will help ensure both effective recording techniques and accessibility for students.
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Read the free report: 2017 State of Captioning.

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