December's accessibility clinic is focused on what is arguably one of the biggest challenges to an education provider - the learning platform. With hundred of courses assembled in dozens of different ways, how do you find where the accessibility problems lie? How do you fix them? And more importantly, how can you future proof your staff and your systems so they don't continue to create the same barriers?
Gavin Henrick, from Brickfield.ie is leading some projects on exactly these points for institutions using Moodle, and will unpack some of the key challenges for any learning platform. Whether you are a Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas or BrightSpace institution, this session will identify the scope of the challenges and point to potential solutions/approaches.
The clinic will run from 12:30 to 13:30.
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Are you preparing for the implications of the web accessibility regulations? Or reshaping your provision to make teaching and learning more inclusive?
This live online accessibility clinic gives you the opportunity to ask questions about digital inclusion and have them answered, provide feedback on any areas that are problematic, as well as share your accessibility journey with other organisations.
During the clinic you'll:
- Have an opportunity to share your experiences with and learn from like-minded people at different stages of developing accessible policy and practice
- Gain feedback and support on any areas that may have been problematic
- Get signposting to other resources and links to communities of practice where appropriate
- Establish links with people working to overcome the same problems
- Get the opportunity to shape the Jisc offer in this area
The sessions will be led by accessibility and inclusion subject specialist Alistair McNaught, with input from other colleagues and specialists where appropriate.
Session preparation and setup
We'll take questions on any accessibility topic during each session, but please feel free to email your questions to us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The clinic will be run in Adobe Connect.
In order to access the session you will require a web browser running Adobe Flash 10 or later, an integrated headset and microphone or headphones and a built-in microphone.
Who should attend
Anyone from a Jisc member organisation (eg UK further education college, specialist colleges or higher education institution).