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!
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.