The Key Partnerships for Designing Accessible Online Classes

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As online courses become increasingly popular, making sure they are accessible to all students is crucial. Today, many universities are seeing more students with hidden disabilities and students who decide not to disclose their disabilities. Being proactive about accessible course design, particularly…

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Updated October 24, 2018

University-Wide Accessibility: Supporting all Students and Faculty with Disabilities in Higher Education

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A key to university-wide accessibility is to focus on the needs of students and faculty. This has been a core principle of the approach that has propelled the City University of New York’s (CUNY’s) accessibility initiative. CUNY is a conglomerate of 24…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Constantly Improving: Creating an Accessible Campus

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After receiving an OCR complaint, Wichita State University (WSU) set out to develop a comprehensive, campus-wide accessibility policy, transforming the a11y culture at the university. Accessibility was no longer seen as just an accommodation: instead, it became integrated into everyday operations across…

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Updated October 24, 2018

How McGraw-Hill is Formulating a Unified Approach to Digital Accessibility

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Over the last couple of years, the education industry has undergone a dramatic shift from print to more software and technology-oriented solutions. But with this shift comes a new challenge: making digital content accessible for all users. Often, organizations neglect accessibility, inhibiting…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Administrative Panel: Understanding the Law & Building Accessible Institutional Infrastructures

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This webinar features four accessibility specialists who discuss critical issues facing higher ed and share effective practices and available resources for creating accessible institutional infrastructures that support student and faculty success in online education. Presenters Bill Welsh Director | Pennsylvania State University Office…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Student & Alumni Panel: What Students with Disabilities Want Faculty & Administrators to Know

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This webinar features four online students and alumni with different disabilities. Students provide a personal introduction and then share what faculty and administrators need to know from their perspectives about accessibility, working with students with disabilities, and strategies to increase online student…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Faculty Panel: What Faculty with Disabilities Want Institutions to Know

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In this webinar, faculty with expertise in accessibility share recommendations and resources for supporting faculty (full-time, part-time, and adjunct) success in online education. Presenters Kristen Betts, EdD (Moderator) Director, Online & Blended Learning | Armstrong Atlantic State University Jonathan Lazar Harvard University and…

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November 10, 2017

Oracle, Lockheed Martin, Films Media Group, and Digital Tutors Share Strategies for Accessible Video Captioning

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This recorded session features a panel of multimedia experts from Oracle, Lockheed Martin, Films Media Group, and Digital Tutors. The panel discuss online video search and accessibility for training and e-learning. This panel session from the Streaming Media 2013 conference (New York)…

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Updated February 6, 2018

In-House Captioning Workflows and Economic Analysis

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In this webinar, Korey Singleton, the Assistive Technology Initiative Manager at George Mason University, will walk you through in-house captioning workflows and timelines. In addition, he will provide a captioning cost analysis by fiscal year, demonstrating the economics of captioning as George…

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Updated October 24, 2018

The Long Road from Reactive to Proactive: Developing an Accessibility Strategy

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Implementing accessibility policies in higher education is no easy task. For many, it is easy to get caught in a cycle of reactive accommodation where larger accessibility policies are never implemented. Korey Singleton, the Assistive Technology Initiative Manager at George Mason University,…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Closed Captioning Online Video Clips for FCC Compliance

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This webinar provides an in-depth analysis of the FCC’s rules and deadlines for closed captioning of online video clips, helping you discern whether or not your video clips are implicated by the FCC and what the requirements are for compliance. We’ll also…

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Updated February 6, 2018

Empowering YouTube for Higher Education

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This webinar will teach you how to leverage your YouTube videos to create an engaging learning portal for your students. This webinar will teach you how to leverage your YouTube videos to create an engaging learning portal for your students. Justin McCutcheon,…

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Updated February 6, 2018