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IT Accessibility Training

Courses, documents, email announcements, websites, software and more are required to be as accessible to as many people as possible. These training sessions help you understand and apply the standards.

IT Accessibility Online

Audience: Faculty, staff and students who maintain web content
Registration: Cornerstone
Delivery: Online and face-to-face

Description:

Do you maintain a research, instructional or professional website or blog at ECU? Then join ITCS Communications to discuss accessibility considerations for your online content. An accessible website not only complies with federal, state and UNC regulations, but more importantly, opens up your online content to a much wider audience.

    IT Accessibility Developer Training

    Audience: Technical support staff
    Registration: Invitation based on role
    Delivery: Face-to-face training for system admins and technical staff

    Description:

    This course is designed for technical staff who develop and support ECU applications and websites. Participants are invited based on their role.

      Creating Accessible Content for Instruction

      Audience: Faculty and instructional support staff
      Registration: Cornerstone
      Delivery: Face-to-face training

      Description:

      This course is designed for faculty and staff who create instructional content and provides an overview of the accessibility of ECU learning platforms with instruction on creating accessible content using tools like Microsoft Office, PDF files, graphics and video.

        Creating Accessible Email Messages and Announcements

        Audience: Faculty and staff who send campus-wide email Announcements
        Registration: Cornerstone and online resources
        Delivery: Face-to-face training and online resources

        Description:

        The course provides instruction on creating accessible email content and is designed for staff who send email announcements to the campus community.

          Accessible Online Course Content in Cornerstone

          Audience: Faculty and instructional support
          Registration: Cornerstone and included in the distance education modules
          Delivery: Online in Cornerstone and through DE Modules

          Description:

          This course is designed for faculty and staff who create instructional content and provides an overview of the accessibility of ECU learning platforms with instruction on how to create accessible content using tools like Microsoft Office, PDF files, graphics and video.

            Siteimprove: Understanding Your Website Report

            Audience: Faculty, staff and students who maintain web content
            Registration: TBD
            Delivery: TBD

            Description:

            Siteimprove is a software solution that detects broken links, misspellings and accessibility issues for any website hosted by ecu.edu. This resource is designed to help you read and understand the Siteimprove report for your website.

              IT Accessibility Training for Purchasers

              Audience: Staff who purchase software for campus
              Registration: Cornerstone and online resources
              Delivery: Face-to-face training and online resources

              Description:

              This course provides an overview of how to determine if a product meets ADA requirements.