Training calendar - Fall 2017

All live trainings will be recorded and available via the pre-recorded trainings link. Individual training is available upon request.




Wednesday, October 11th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Canvas Accessibility Tips and Tricks

Simple steps you can take within your Canvas course to ensure your content is accessible for students with disabilities.

Register for Canvas Accessibility Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, October 18th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148      LOCATION CHANGE!

Adding Styles to your Word Documents

This workshop will cover what styles are in Word, their importance to accessibility, and how to incorporate them easily into your Word documents.

Register for Adding Styles to your Word Documents

Wednesday, October 25th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Captioning your Own Videos

This workshop will cover strategies for captioning videos you have made. While it's true that DSS can handle the captioning process for you, learning to do it yourself can save you time and stress while also promoting a more inclusive environment for your students.

Register for Captioning your Own Videos

Wednesday, November 1st

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Making your existing PDFs accessible

This workshop will cover how to take your current PDFs and "accessibilize" them so they are readable for students who use assistive technology. We will also briefly discuss how to test your PDF for readability using screen-reading software.

Register for Making your Existing PDFs Accessible

Wednesday, November 8th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Accessible PowerPoint presentations

This workshop will cover the basics for ensuring students with disabilities have full access to your presentation content.

Register for Accessible PowerPoint presentations (scroll to locate FA17-492)

Wednesday, November 22nd

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Accessible STEM content

This workshop will provide an overview of the barriers students with disabilities face when accessing STEM content, how to generate accessible equations, the ways in which DSS can support faculty with more complicated content, and more.

Register for Accessible STEM Content (scroll to locate FA17-499)

Wednesday, November 29th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Accessible fillable PDF forms

This workshop will cover a basic workflow for converting your existing PDF form documents into a fillable format that will read properly with assistive technology.

Register for Accessible Fillable PDF Forms (scroll to locate FA17-509)

Wednesday, December 6th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Online Accessibility Roundtable

Join us for an open, roundtable-style discussion about anything and everything related to online accessibility. Bring your questions, concerns, success stories, tips, etc. If you are unable to attend, you can also email questions to the presenter, Carrie Million, beforehand at Please put "Online Accessibility Roundtable" in the subject line of your email. 

Register for Online Accessibility Roundtable