universal-design-center

Training and Events Calendar

Word Essentials

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Oviatt Library

This training will highlight the fundamentals of creating accessible documents using Microsoft Word 2016. Participants will learn key structural elements for creating accessible documents. Read more about Word Essentials

Canvas Ally

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Oviatt Library

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

EquatIO

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Oviatt Library

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

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Oviatt Library

This training will highlight the fundamentals of creating accessible PowerPoint documents using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Participants will learn key structural elements for creating accessible documents. Read more about PowerPoint Essentials

PDF Tools

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Oviatt Library

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

PDF Scanned & OCR

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Oviatt Library

This training will cover the fundamentals of Adobe Acrobat scanned documents and Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Participants will learn to utilize the scan tool to conduct an OCR document and provide selectable text. PDF Tools is recommended before taking this session. Read more about PDF Scanned & OCR

Screen Readers

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Oviatt Library

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

Email Accessibility

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Oviatt Library

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

EquatIO

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Oviatt Library

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

Siteimprove

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Oviatt Library

In this training, attendees will learn about working with a new enterprise accessibility evaluation tool and utilizing reports. Read more about Siteimprove

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