In this presentation of Creating Accessible Online Content, Jacob Bates, Techranger Team Lead, and Jesse McBride, Techranger, discuss some of the best practices for designing accessible content. During the course of this presentation, Jacob and Jesse will also demonstrate CDL’s Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) that enables faculty to identify accessibility issues in …

About Episode 21: Ensuring the accessibility of content and interactions by all learners must be a priority for online education professionals. In this episode, hosts Tom and Kelvin consider the ongoing, multi-faceted challenge of facilitating accessibility. Download Transcript [PDF, RTF] Episode 21 Show Notes: Episode Synopsis via Twitter View complete list of episode highlights via …

Abstract Addressing the needs of individual learners in online courses is commonly perceived as challenging for instructors. Design principles included in the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework have the potential to optimize learning in all spaces for all people, based on scientific insights in how people learn. In this session, we will share principles …

As new and exciting technologies emerge, many of us are compelled to incorporate them into our online courses. Yet how do we face the challenge of ensuring that all of our students, including those with visual and hearing impairments, learning disabilities, and non-native English speakers, can access these materials? In this session, presenters will discuss a variety of strategies, resources, and services that will help us make online course materials accessible. Ideas and concerns of on-site and remote participants will be solicited. The goal of this session is constructive and practical dialogue with colleagues.