Accessibility in Practice

October 3, 2018

Live Online Event

Accessibility should be the forefront of every design, but oftentimes knowing how to build in accessibility is the largest roadblock. Understanding and addressing these enhancements early in the design process affords you the best opportunity to meet all learner needs.

At the Accessibility in Practice Spotlight, you will learn about accessibility approaches and practices to leverage in your solutions as well as better understand the various challenges people face in their efforts to learn and perform in today's workplace. These sessions will provide you with practical solutions, tools, and techniques to help you streamline accessibility into your design process.

Registration for this event is now closed.


8:15 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time

?Brian Dusablon

Brian Dusablon
Learning Ninjas

101: What I've Learned: How to Create More Accessible eLearning Right Now

Making what you create more accessible doesn't have to be an overwhelming undertaking; it often just comes down to rethinking your design processes. This session will share simple considerations that can help you design for everyone, including design rules and how users interact with your work, that can consistently lead to more accessible learning experiences. Learn more.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time

? Lesley Cashman-Peck

Lesley Cashman-Peck
President & CEO
Advantedge Education

201: Overcome the Closed Captioning Hurdle: Uses, Best Practices, and a Free DIY Tool

Closed captioning is a great way to add more accessibility to your eLearning. But if you've never done closed captioning yourself, you may not know where to start. This session will introduce you to closed captioning best practices as well as an inexpensive and speedy way to create captions yourself. Learn more.


11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

?Alan Natachu

Alan Natachu
Technology Training Coordinator
Madison College—Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

301: Accessibility Tools: An #a11y Trainers Toolkit

It's not always easy to know where to start with incorporating accessibility features into your projects. In this session you'll discover a wealth of tools and resources for testing the accessibility of your existing work, as well as adding in the accessibility features you need but don't currently have. Learn more.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Pacific Time

Diane Elkins

Diane Elkins
Artisan E-Learning and E-Learning Uncovered

401: Rapid and Accessible? How Well Rapid eLearning Tools Meet Accessibility Requirements

Accessibility features are becoming more and more common in rapid development tools like Storyline, Captivate, and others. This session will help you compare and contrast what accessibility options these tools currently have, investigate how you can start using these features in your own work, and identify where these tools still have some accessibility gaps. Learn more.

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