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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

Apr
9
Thu
11:00 am NLC – Title IX Session Series: I... @ *Online*
NLC – Title IX Session Series: I... @ *Online*
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: I Choose Respect - A Survivor Speaks Out @ *Online*
*This session will be hosted online. Participants must register in advance to get access to the link.* Come hear the story of Lavinia Masters, who is the name behind the bill that was recently passed[...]
Apr
14
Tue
11:00 am NLC – Title IX Session Series: S... @ *Online*
NLC – Title IX Session Series: S... @ *Online*
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: Sexual Violence 101 @ *Online*
*This session will be hosted online. Participants must register in advance to get access to the link.* This workshop will provide information on sexual violence, explore common myths and misconceptions about rape and sexual assault,[...]
Jun
17
Wed
8:00 am DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ G405
DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ G405
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
DCCCD - Mental Health First Aid @ G405
Mental Health First Aid USA is a training — like regular First Aid or CPR — designed to give people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a[...]

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