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Introduction to Accessibility and Universal Design

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Oviatt Library

In this introductory session, you will learn about the accessibility and universal design strategies and principals necessary to create inclusive learning environments that support all students, faculty and staff alike Read more

Canvas Ally

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:15am

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

Accessibility for Purchases

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Oviatt Library

In this session, you will learn about the CSUN Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) procurement process and the University requirements for procuring Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on campus.  Read more

Word Essentials

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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

PowerPoint Essentials

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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

Email Accessibility

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 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

Social Media Accessibility

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Oviatt Library

The more people use social media to connect, the bigger of importance accessibility in social media becomes. Read more

PDF Tools

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

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

Canvas Ally

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm

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

PDF Custom Tags

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Oviatt Library

This training builds on PDF Tools by focusing on tags within PDF documents and accessibility edits and improvements in Acrobat Pro DC. Read more

Web-One Accessibility

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Oviatt Library

In this training attendees will learn tips about creating accessible content using CSUN's content management system (WebOne).  Read more

Accessibility Testing Tools

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Oviatt Library

In this training, attendees will learn about accessibility testing tools and methods to ensure websites meet web accessibility requirements and standards. Read more

PDF Scanned & OCR

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 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

Compliance Sheriff

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Oviatt Library

In this training, attendees will learn about working with Enterprise accessibility evaluation tool and generating reports.  Read more

Flyers & Infographics

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Oviatt Library

This session is an introduction of the best practices for creating accessible flyers and infographics content.  Read more

Screen Readers

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 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

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