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Accessible Publishing Techniques for Educators

A Professional Development Series for Teachers and School Administrators

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With student outcomes in education increasingly tied to technology, it’s critical that educators have the tools to present, publish, and share curriculum in accessible formats.

Topics Covered

  • Section 508 and ADA Law
  • Techniques for Publishing Presentations and Documents in Accessible Formats
  • Techniques for Creating Accessible Forms using MS Word and Adobe Acrobat

What’s Included

  • Four (4) 1.5-hour in-person training sessions with a Q and A
  • Four (4) full-color help documents with screenshots

Training Sessions

Techniques for Publishing Accessible Power Point Presentations

PowerPoint presentations that are distributed in electronic format can pose major barriers to assistive technology users (including people with disabilities). This training will cover techniques to make PowerPoint presentations fully accessible to assistive technology users, and to ensure compliance with Section 508 and the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).

Techniques for Publishing Accessible Word Documents

MS Word is an excellent program for publishing accessible syllabus, curriculum, and other materials. This training will cover techniques to make Word documents fully accessible to assistive technology users, and ensure compliance with Section 508 and the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).

Techniques for Publishing Accessible Content on the Web

This training covers techniques for publishing accessible web content using popular content management systems such as Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla. Participants will learn to create web content that is WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliant.

Techniques for Creating Accessible Forms using MS Word and Acrobat

Electronic forms present unique challenges for assistive technology users if they are not provided in accessible formats. This training covers techniques for creating accessible fillable PDF forms using MS Word and Adobe Acrobat.

 
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