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EquatIO

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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CSUN has a new tool, EquatIO, to help you make your STEM content accessible. This session will demonstrate how to utilize EquatIO features such as speak, type, handwrite, mobile, or screenshot reader. EquatIO is available for Windows, Mac OS, and Google Chrome extension. Read More about EquatIO

PowerPoint Essentials

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:30am

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This training will highlight the fundamentals of creating accessible PowerPoint documents using Microsoft PowerPoint 2019. Participants will learn key structural elements for creating accessible documents. Read more about PowerPoint Essentials

Video Accessibility

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Creating accessible videos ensure that all students, regardless of their abilities can access the content includes captions, a transcript, and audio description. Panopto is a new solution, integrated with Canvas and Zoom, that provides lecture recording, screencasting, video streaming, automated captioning, and video content management software. Read more about Video Accessibility

PDF Tools

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:30am

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This training will cover the fundamentals of creating accessible PDF documents using Acrobat Pro DC. Participants will learn key structural elements for converted Word to PDF documents. Read more about PDF Tools

Email Accessibility

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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This session is the best practices for making email content that is accessible, usable and readable so that the email can reach the greatest amount of readers. Participants will learn why accessibility needs to be considered when creating emails step-by-step to ensure they are accessible. Read more about Email Accessibility

Screen Readers

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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This session is an introduction to text to speech or screen reader technology and how screen readers are essential to allow users who are blind or visually impaired to access information.  Read more about Screen Readers

Canvas Ally

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:30am

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Ally is a service in Canvas that helps faculty make their digital course content more accessible. It provides guidance on how to improve the accessibility of content, and automatically provides students with alternate formats. Read more about Canvas Ally