Upcoming Webinars: Tips for Testing Website Accessibility, Creating Accessible Online Courses, & More

 

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Upcoming Webinars: Tips for Testing Website Accessibility, Creating Accessible Online Courses, & More
Over the next few months, we will be holding several webinars that will provide tips for creating accessible online content. You can register using the links below to learn about testing for website accessibility, creating accessible online course content, understanding closed captioning standards, implementing universal design, making lecture capture accessible, and developing workflows for closed captioning.
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11 ½ Free Tools for Testing Website Accessibility11 ½ Free Tools for Testing Website Accessibility
Thursday, October 1, 1pm CT

In this webinar, David Berman, the #1 rated speaker on the topic of web accessibility standards as well as an international expert in the field, will share with you the best tools his team uses when auditing and testing websites and documents. Having an excellent test regimen is a crucial part of online accessibility, and David has found the best tools to fit your workflow, platforms, and competencies… so you don’t have to!
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10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content10 Tips for Creating Accessible Online Course Content
Thursday, October 8, 1pm CT

With recent lawsuits in higher education and updates to Section 508 on the horizon, it is more important than ever that online learning content be made accessible to students with disabilities. In this webinar, Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group Leader and Web Accessibility Trainer, will provide you with 10 tips for making your online course material accessible.
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Understanding Closed Captioning Standards and GuidelinesUnderstanding Closed Captioning Standards and Guidelines
Thursday, October 22, 1pm CT

In this webinar, Jason Stark from the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) and Cindy Camp from Pepnet 2 will go over DCMP’s captioning guidelines and preferred techniques that will help you produce captions that are accurate, consistent, clear, readable, and equal.
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Implementing Universal and Inclusive Design for Online Learning AccessibilityImplementing Universal and Inclusive Design for Online Learning Accessibility
Thursday, November 5, 1pm CT

This webinar will discuss how the principles of universal and inclusive design can be applied to the online learning environment, with a particular focus on the accessibility of course content and materials.
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How to Implement Accessible Lecture CaptureHow to Implement Accessible Lecture Capture
Thursday, December 3, 1pm CT

In this webinar, Christopher Soran, the Interim eLearning Director at Tacoma Community College, along with Ari Bixhorn from Panopto and Lily Bond from 3Play Media, will discuss how you can implement accessible lecture capture at your university. Looking at Tacoma’s workflow, they will walk you through an efficient, cost-effective way to manage closed captioning for lecture capture at a university level.
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Quick Start to CaptioningQuick Start to Captioning
Thursday, December 10, 1pm CT

Watch this webinar to learn the basics of how to add closed captions to online video to make it fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly. This webinar covers Section 508 and ADA accessibility compliance, creation of closed captions, explanation of caption formats and video player compatibility, as well as an overview of automated workflows and integration with lecture capture and video platforms.
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Embed Films on Demand Video in Your Course

Through MATC’s subscription to Films on Demand, instructors can have access to an up-to-date, cross-curricular library of over 6,000 high quality digital videos. Videos can be shown to students by sharing a URL Web address linking to a particular video or by embedding the video directly within a page in your online course.

To get video embedding options that are supported by our Blackboard learning management system, instructors are encouraged to create and customize their very own Films on Demand account using these instructions.  Continue reading

Webinar Series: How to Pair Courses through the McGraw-Hill Connect Building Block

 

McGraw-Hill’s Digital Success Team is hosting a faculty webinar series to demonstrate how to pair McGraw-Hill Connect and Blackboard Learn courses using the McGraw-Hill Connect building block. This will allow single-sign on access to Connect through a Blackboard Learn course, as well as automatic grade synchronization from Connect into the Blackboard Learn gradebook.

Let your faculty know about this great resource to kick off the school year. 

Webinar Schedule
September 10 at 2:00pm CT
September 15 at 1:00pm CT

How to Use Gmail Search and Google Search

Have you ever had a hard time finding a Gmail message within your mailbox? For those of you that were not aware, Gmail has an extensive list of Search Operators that you can use to locate messages that were sent to you or message you have sent.  Take a look at these resources to learn more!

How to Search Your Gmail Inbox

Become an Expert Google Searcher in an Hour – Recorded Webinar

Authentic Assessments within Blackboard Learn Webinar

Assessing Learners: Authentic assessments within Blackboard Learn

Webinar Description: During this session, Misty Cobb, a Solutions Engineer at Blackboard, will share answers to frequently asked questions and best practices about creating authentic assessments within Blackboard Learn. Then, she, along with a few Blackboard users, will answer your questions about assessing learners live.

Presenter: Misty Cobb, Solutions Engineer, Blackboard
Location: Web Conferencing using Blackboard Collaborate
Date: 4/21/2014 12:00:00 PM (Central Time (US & Canada))
Capacity: 1000
Duration: 1 hour

View this webinar at the Downtown Campus M201A!

Click here to reserve your seat!