Training calendar - Spring 2018

All live trainings are recorded and available via the Pre-recorded Trainings link.  Individual training is available upon request.

DATE

TOPIC

Wednesday, February 14th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location: L-149
 
 

Thursday, April 5th

Time:  1:00-2:00 pm
Location:  TBA

Canvas accessibility tips and tricks

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

Click here for the recording of last semester's workshop

 Wednesday, February 21st

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  L-149

Adding styles to your Word documents.  Why and how?

Covers what styles are in Word, their importance to accessibility, and how to incorporate them easily into your existing and future Word documents.

Click here for the recording of last semester's workshop

Wednesday, February 28th

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: TBA
 
 

Thursday, April 19th

Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location: TBA
 

Captioning your own videos

Covers 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.

Click here for the recording of last semester's workshop
 

Wednesday, March 7th

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: TBA
 
 

Thursday, April 26th

Time:  1:00-2:00 pm
Location:  TBA

Making your existing PDFs accessible

Covers 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.

Click here for the recording of last semester's workshop

Wednesday, March 14th

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: TBA
 
 

Thursday, May 3rd

Time:  1:00-2:00 pm
Location:  L-148

Accessible PowerPoint presentations

Covers the basics for ensuring students with disabilities have full access to your presentation content.

Click here for the recording of last semester's workshop

Wednesday, March 21st

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  TBA
 
 

Thursday, May 10th

Time:  1:00-2:00 pm
Location:  TBA

Accessible STEM content

Provides 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.

Registration for 5/10 training coming soon....

 Wednesday, April 11th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  TBA

Making images accessible

Covers how to ensure that students with visual disabilities can effectively experience images you insert into your online content.

Register for "Making Images Accessible"

 Wednesday, May 16th

Time:  2:00-3:00 pm
Location:  TBA

Online Accessibility Roundtable

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

Register for the "Online Accessibility Roundtable"