Accessibility Training Registration

REGISTER FOR ACCESSIBILITY TRAINING

NEW! PDF Accessibility – Testing and Remediation

"How am I supposed to know if it’s accessible!? I did everything you told me…"

This training will help users working with PDF documents learn the basics of accessibility checks and how to remediate documents when you find errors in accessibility. We will walk through various types of errors, the remediation of those errors, and what you can do to make sure you are generating the most accessible content possible, regardless of the platform.

Two training sessions are being offered:

  • Wednesday, August 21, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
  • Friday, September 6, 10:00 AM-Noon

This training will take place on Zoom web conferencing platform allowing you to work/practice directly from your desktop. Please ensure you have a working webcam, speakers and microphone (or comparable headset) plus protected time to fully participate in training. Captioning will be provided.

Register for September 6, 10:00 AM-Noon
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please plan on joining 5-10 minutes prior to session start to assure tech is working.

Web Accessibility

This course is designed as an overview on accessibility with an emphasis on OU Campus, the content management system (CMS) used by the University, and steps web authors need to take to ensure their content is universally accessible. Training may be attended in-person or online (via Skype or similar tool) and is required for all OU Campus users to maintain their access. Each session is approximately one hour.

Web accessibility training sessions are offered monthly and you can submit a training request on the CMS Training Request page:

Submit an Accessibilty Training Request

PLEASE NOTE: These training sessions are being offered to ensure all users maintain their annual compliance with UAA's resolution agreement with the Office for Civil Rights. Any of IT Service's OU Campus - Accessibility Training sessions that have occurred after January 1, 2019 fulfill this requirement as well and have already been recorded for those that have attended. Anyone who has not completed accessibility training by May 17 will no longer have access to OU Campus.


*Please let us know two business days in advance if you require Live Captioning or other accommodations.

Open Labs

Come work on making your web pages accessible.  A Web Applications team member will be on hand to help with your headers, alt tags and hyperlinks and talk to you about next steps. All labs are in-person only unless otherwise noted.

  • Tuesday, September 17 9:00am - 11:00am @  EIB 401
  • Wednesday, September 18 1:00pm - 3:00pm @ ECB 201
  • Tuesday, September 24 1:00pm - 3:00pm @  RH 215
  • Friday, September 27 9:00am - 11:00am @ ECB 201
*Please let us know two business days in advance if you require Live Captioning or other special requirements.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

For more frequently asked questions, visit our FAQ page.  If you have any additional questions, you can send an email to uaa_webaccessibility@alaska.edu.