Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at https://bluejeans.com/639244713
Starts at 1:00 PM · Ends at 2:00 PM, MDT (America/Denver)
This session will discuss how to create accessible content in Canvas using the Rich Content Editor. Various topics such as alternative text, color contrast, external content, and captioning will be highlighted. Additionally, the open source tool UDOIT will be demonstrated to quickly check existing content for universal design considerations.
Participants who attend the session will learn...
- How to avoid common accessibility issues when creating course content in Canvas
- How to find or create accessible alternatives to inaccessible multimedia content
- How an accessibility scanning tool like UDOIT can help jumpstart accessibility efforts
- Introduction to Web Accessibility
- Adding Captions to Uploaded Videos in Canvas
- Jacob Bates (UCF-CDL)
Techrangers Team Lead at University of Central FloridaJacob is the Team Lead of the Techrangers, which is a group of part-time students that specialize in course development and software engineering. He's also the project manager of the UDOIT tool, which is an open source LTI that scans courses for accessibility issues. Check it out at https://online.ucf.edu/udoit
- Nancy Swenson
Instructional Designer at University of Central FloridaNancy has been an instructional designer at the University of Central Florida since 2000. As an instructional designer, she assists faculty with the design and development of online and hybrid courses. Her online teaching and learning research interests include adult learning theory, accessibility of online education, and universal design for learning. She has presented at local, state, national, and international conferences as well as being published in a peer reviewed journal.
- Karen Tinsley-Kim
Instructional Development Specialist at UCF-CDLKaren has worked at the UCF Center for Distributed Learning since 2012, the same year UCF migrated to Canvas. After a 20+ year career in ESL/EFL, web/graphic design and inventing a patented ottoman/footrest, Karen continues to enjoy learning how to make the online academic experience more engaging and accessible to all.
- John Raible
Instructional Designer at University of Central FloridaJohn Raible is an Instructional Designer at the University of Central Florida's Center for Distributed Learning. In this role, he works with faculty to transition courses from face-to-face to the blended or online environment. His research areas include the integration of emerging technology into online curriculum, accessibility for online learners, and the use of OER materials. He has presented at local, state, national, and international conferences; in addition to being published in multiple peer-reviewed journals.