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Training and Events Calendar

Word Essentials

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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This training will highlight the fundamentals of creating accessible documents using Microsoft Word 2019 or 365. Participants will learn key structural elements for creating accessible documents. Read more about Word Essentials

PDF Tools

Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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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

Video Accessibility

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 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

Panopto Audio Descriptions

Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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This session demonstrates how to upload and create audio descriptions to your Panopto videos in the Panopto Editor. Audio descriptions provide all students with visual context of what is being presented in a Panopto video. These descriptions will be read out loud during the video's playback.  Read more about Panopto Audio Descriptions

Email Accessibility

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - 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

Canvas Ally

Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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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

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