Building an Accessible Online Course
This two-hour, face-to-face informational session provides participants with an overview of accessibility issues as they relate to online course design and development. Methods for building accessibility into online courses are discussed and demonstrated. Examples of best practice, software solutions and support options are shared, as well as a variety of resources on the topic.
Earners of this badge attended an informational presentation about how to build an accessible online course. At the end of the session, attendees should be able to describe accessibility initiatives at Kent State, be aware of legal precedents related to accessibility in online courses, be aware of issues surrounding inaccessible online course materials, and learn ways to build accessibility into course materials using a variety of technological methods and procedures.