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Accessibility Training for Faculty

Accessibility training sessions offer an overview of Universal Design and how to implement in your classes for improved accessibility. Trainings are available in person and online. Please continue to refer to our calendar for upcoming sessions as further training rolls out. Here are some of the topics we cover:

  • Accessible course content for online, blended, or face-to-face
  • Color and Contrast
  • Formatting Text
  • Multimedia
  • External Content

In addition to these trainings, there are also a number of resources pertaining to accessibility available for faculty that are categorized below.

Accessibility Checkers

Accessing DCCCD Adobe Pro

Accessing DCCCD Microsoft Office

Grackle Docs for Google Docs

Guide to Microsoft Office Accessibility Checker

Using Microsoft Office Accessibility Checker

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WebAIM Alt Text

Blackboard Ally

Ally gauges the accessibility of much of the content in eCampus shells and provides guidance and tips to make your content accessible. Ally automatically creates alternative versions of your files. This allows students to choose the type of file they want that best suits their needs.

Accessibility Checklist

Blackboard Ally Help

Weekly Planner

Captioning

MediaHub Knowledge Base

WebAIM Captions

YouTube Captions

Color and Contrast

Colour Contrast Analyser

WebAIM Color Contrast Checker

DCCCD Accessibility Taskforce and Checklist Resources

Accessing DCCCD Adobe Pro

Accessing DCCCD Microsoft Office

DCCCD Accessibility Checklist

DCCCD Accessibility Taskforce Website

DCCCD VPAT Request Script

General Accessibility Information

AskJan A to Z of Disabilities and Accommodations

WebAIM Web Accessibility in Mind

Simulators

Color Blindness Simulator

Dyslexia Simulator

Low Vision Simulator

Screen Reader Simulator

See Now Sight Loss Simulator

If you have any inquiries about accessibility training, we encourage you to contact us by email at wildfire@dcccd.edu.

Upcoming Events

Jan
29
Wed
1:00 pm NLC – Title IX Session Series: S... @ H226
NLC – Title IX Session Series: S... @ H226
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: Stalking Awareness - Know it. Name it. Stop It. @ H226
January is Stalking Awareness month. It is critical to raise the issue of stalking as its own form of gender-based violence as well as a crime that frequently predicts and co-occurs with physical and sexual assault.[...]
Jan
30
Thu
1:00 pm NLC – Webinar: White Privilege –... @ K322
NLC – Webinar: White Privilege –... @ K322
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NLC - Webinar: White Privilege - What is it Really? How Can it Be Used to Help Others Who Lack That Privilege? @ K322
White Privilege: What is it Really? How Can it Be Used to Help Others Who Lack That Privilege? In this webinar, Dr. Fuller explains the term “white privilege”—who has it and why. Anthropologists use the[...]
Feb
5
Wed
11:00 am NLC – Common Book Sessions – An ... @ H200
NLC – Common Book Sessions – An ... @ H200
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Common Book Sessions - An Astronaut's Perspective @ H200
Join us as the NLC community comes together to hear from a NASA astronaut. During this lecture, learn about what it’s like to live in space, how astronauts have to think on their feet, and[...]
11:00 am NLC – Common Book Sessions – An ... @ H200
NLC – Common Book Sessions – An ... @ H200
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Common Book Sessions - An Astronaut's Perspective @ H200
Join us as the NLC community comes together to hear from a NASA astronaut. During this lecture, learn about what it’s like to live in space, how astronauts have to think on their feet, and[...]
Feb
11
Tue
1:00 pm NLC – Title IX Session Series: H... @ H226
NLC – Title IX Session Series: H... @ H226
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: Healthy Relationships @ H226
Counseling Services in collaboration with Title IX will present a Healthy Relationships workshop. The workshop is open to students, faculty, staff and interested community members. The program will focus on assisting participants in identifying healthy[...]

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