By Sukirti Ranade, Director of eLearning & Multimedia
The eLearning department is planning on organizing a Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Monday May 13th, 2019 in the eLearning Center. Betsy Zahrt Geib (Instructional Designer & Faculty Economics division) with assistance from Brian Saborboro and participation from Raymona Baldwin (Disability Resource Center) have planned some afternoon activities from Noon to 4pm.
12:30-1:00 – Screen reader demo (Brian Saborboro): D140
12:30-1:00 – Adaptive equipment showcase (Raymona): Counter
1:00-1:30 – Accessibility in Word (Betsy): D140
1:00-1:30 – Adaptive equipment showcase (Raymona): Counter
1:30-2:00 – CCTV demo (Brian Saborboro): Counter area
2:00-2:30 – Accessibility in PowerPoint (Betsy): D140
2:30-3:00 – Accessibility in Canvas (Betsy): D140
Thursday, May 16th 2019 is the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. If participants would like to experience digital accessibility first-hand there are online links available.
Last Updated November 25, 2019