Oakland Community College

ATG Events

 

Fall 2015

Upcoming Workshops for ADA

ADA - Microsoft Word and PDF

This workshop will give faculty, instructors, and support staff hands on experience developing accessible ADA compliant documents using Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader.  Upon completion, participants will be able to use proper heading structures, alternate text for images, construct logical reading order for tables, and utilize the built-in accessibility checker for Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader.  This workshop will cover resources and options for accessible Word and PDF files, including some additional open work time.

Date Offered: TBD 
Duration: 2 hours with ½ open work time

 

ADA – PowerPoint

This workshop will be hands on and provide in-depth examples of proper techniques used to create accessible PowerPoint presentations.  Topics covered include: proper use of PowerPoint templates, outline view for assistive technology, alternate text and descriptions for images and graphs, and the use of the note section for transcripts.  Participants will utilize the built-in accessibility checker for PowerPoint to ensure presentations are ADA compliant.  This workshop will cover resources and options for accessible PowerPoint presentations, including some additional open work time.

Date Offered: TBD 
Duration: 2 hours with ½ open work time 

ADA - Best Practices for D2L’s Text Editor

This workshop presents best practices for developing your course materials using the D2L Text Editor in areas including News, Content, Discussions and more. Join us for this hands-on workshop to learn how to check and fix your D2L content to make it accessible for all students.  Topics will focus on how-to organize an html page with headings, font size/type, effective use of color, adding alt text to images, and embedding or linking to closed captioned video in  to meet ADA Accessibility standards.

Date Offered: TBD 
Duration: 1 1/2 hours with ½ open work time

ADA – Audio and Video

 

One of your responsibilities regarding the accessibility of your course content is to provide alternatives for audio and video. This includes captions, descriptions and transcripts to allow students with impairments to be able to effectively learn from multi-media content. This workshop will cover resources and options for accessible audio and video, including some hands-on work.

 


Date Offered:
TBD 
Duration: 1 1/2 hours with ½ open work time

Contact tltct@oaklandcc.edu with any questions.