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Hybrid Event Tech 101: A Higher-Ed Guide to Accessible Hybrid Events

by Sofia Enamorado in

Now that the world is opening up again, the vast majority of event creators are looking to merge in-person and virtual events into one cohesive experience. While a hybrid experience gives attendees greater flexibility, many event managers feel stuck when it comes…

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July 13, 2021

The Dark Arts Explained: How to Get Funding, People, and Time to Implement UDL

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How do you present UDL as a lasting positive practice for your institution, one that isn’t just the newest buzz-worthy practice that some vice president came back with after this year’s leadership conference? As advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion, we often…

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Updated May 11, 2021

Toolkit for Inclusivity in Higher Education

by Sofia Enamorado in

Universal design is a framework for building systems that are accessible to all people. In this webinar, Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., author of Creating Inclusive Learning Opportunities in Higher Education, will provide practical steps for incorporating universal design into your higher education environment…

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Updated December 4, 2020

Bringing Equity and Inclusion to Remote Learning with UDL

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that provides flexibility in the way information is presented, in the way students respond or demonstrate their knowledge and skills, and in the way students are engaged. The flexibility offered by UDL makes it…

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Updated July 31, 2020

10 Tips for Building an Accessible Online Course

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In this webinar Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Consultant, will provide 10 Tips for building an accessible online course. This presentation is for anyone involved in the web-based delivery of academic classes, continuing education, employee training, professional development or other programs. How do you ensure your…

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Updated July 24, 2020

Tips About Accessibility for Online Learning Instructors

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Learn what is reasonable for instructors and online course designers to know in order to begin designing courses that are welcoming to, accessible to, and inclusive of all students and instructors, including those with disabilities. This webinar will cover: Best practices from…

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Updated May 8, 2020

Tips for Creating an Accessible & Engaging Virtual Classroom

by Sofia Enamorado in

Shifting to an online classroom environment? In this webinar, we’ll explore strategies for enabling an accessible, engaging, and efficient virtual classroom. This webinar will cover: Best practices from e-learning institutions Essential tools to enhance the learning experience Strategies for training faculty How…

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Updated April 3, 2020

Motivating Faculty to Embrace Accessibility

by Jaclyn Leduc in

In this webinar, Dr. Jennifer Pedersen will share the University of Alaska Anchorage’s accessibility journey with you. You’ll hear faculty perspectives on accessibility, what worked well, and what areas were a struggle. By the end, you’ll be able to identify ways to…

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Updated January 24, 2020

Do Captions & Transcripts Improve Student Learning?

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Can captions and interactive transcripts help improve student learning? In this webinar, Lyman Dukes III, Ph.D., Karla Morris, M.Ed., and Casey Frechette, Ph.D from the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, take us through the fascinating findings from an in-depth study on…

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Updated October 31, 2019

Accessible Educational Materials as a Foundation for UDL

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Accessible educational materials (AEM) are designed to enhance the usability of educational materials across a wide range of learner variability. From a UDL perspective, AEM and accessible technologies may be customized and adjusted to meet individual needs, making them assets for all…

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Updated September 20, 2019

Designing for Online Accessibility: Who, What, Why, and How

by Sofia Enamorado in

Who are we really designing for when we design for accessibility? What is accessibility, from legal, political, technological, and social perspectives? Why should we care about accessibility, beyond compliance and fear of negative consequences for our institutions? How do we include accessibility…

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Updated September 27, 2019

Designing Accessible Cyberlearning: Recommendations and Lessons Learned

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When designing new technologies, it is important that careful thought be given not only to the intended beneficiaries but also to individuals for whom the new technologies might erect new barriers. This webinar shares recommendations for how cyberlearning researchers can address accessibility…

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Updated November 8, 2019