Instructors are required to make online content accessible to all students. This workshop provides information about how to design your Canvas course so all students can access it easily and ensure they have a similar experience.
We will start by examining the concepts of accommodation, accessibility, and usability. We will also discuss challenges learners can encounter, creating accessible content, improving usability of content, and look at ways to incorporate best practices for multimedia.
Khaleel Eksheir, Assistive Technology Specialist, Office of Disability Services, enjoys working with students who use Assistive Technology (AT). He provides consultation and support for their access to academic material and websites. Khalil has a MS in Engineering Systems Management with a concentration in Information Technology, and has been in the field of Assistive Technology since 2012.
Caryl Gordon, Technology Support Analyst - Advanced, Center for Teaching & Learning, provides technical support and training for faculty, staff, and students on the use of the current LMS and other academic technologies. She also works with the Adjunct Faculty Learning Community. Caryl is adjunct faculty with the American Studies department and uses Canvas to teach an online intensive writing course.