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Register for Spring 2020 ITS Accessibility Workshops
Information Technology Services (ITS) technology accessibility workshops help participants understand accessibility and put it into practice on the job. The skills you learn in these workshops will help you support the University’s commitment to creating a more accessible, inclusive campus.
This semester’s workshops include the following topics:
“Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word”—This session will cover the process of creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word, including using styles to add structure to your document and adding alternative text to images.
“PDFs: Evaluating and Repairing with Adobe Acrobat DC”—This session will cover the basics of PDF remediation in Adobe Acrobat DC, including using the accessibility checker and creating headings.
“PowerPoint: Creating and Delivering Accessible Presentations”—This workshop covers not only making the PowerPoint slide set accessible, but also accessibility considerations when presenting, distributing or posting presentation materials.
“Web Accessibility Testing”—This session will cover techniques for testing websites for accessibility. Learn about how people with disabilities use the web, accessibility testing tools and more.