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Fall 2015 Training & Workshops

Developing Accessible Websites

The UTWEBDEV November Web Developer Round Table will feature a discussion on best practices regarding website accessibility from a developer’s standpoint.

If you are responsible for the coding (HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, etc.) of a UT website, this gathering is for you.

November 2, 2-4 p.m.
Office of Disability Services Great Room
100 Dunford Hall

Due to space limitations, we’d like to know if you plan to attend. Please RSVP via e-mail at webteam@utk.edu and let us know if you can make it, which website(s) you manage, and which development tool(s) you use.

Web Content & Accessibility

November 4, 2-4 p.m.
Office of Disability Services Great Room
100 Dunford Hall

You don’t have to be a web developer or coder to maintain an accessible website! Join members of the Creative Communications web team for a discussion of best practices regarding web content.

RSVP

Office of Information Technology (OIT) Workshops

For questions, call the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Removing Barriers: Making Word, PowerPoint, and PDF Accessible using Office 2013 for Windows
October 30, 10 a.m.–noon
November 12, 10 a.m.–noon
Greve Hall, Room 520

Learn how to create electronic course documents that are accessible to all students, including students with disabilities. Small changes in how you create Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents, will have a huge positive impact for all students. This workshop will also introduce you to the accessible UT Course Syllabus template.

Register online.

Removing Barriers: Making Word, PowerPoint, and PDF Accessible on a Mac, MS Office 2011
October 28, 9:00–11:00 a.m.
November 5, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Greve Hall, Room 520

Learn how to create electronic course documents that are accessible to all students, including students with disabilities. Small changes in how you create Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents, will have a huge positive impact for all students. This workshop will also introduce you to the accessible UT Course Syllabus template.

Register online.

Brown Bag: Strategies and Resources for Creating Accessible Course Content
October 28, 12:20-1:10 p.m.
Hodges Library Practice Presentation Room (220E)

Join OIT and the Office of Disability Service in a demo and discussion on “Strategies and Resources for Creating Accessible Course Content.” This IT Community of Practice Brown Bag will help faculty determine whether their classroom content is accessible for students of all levels of ability.

RSVP

The Office of Disability Services (ODS)

Assistive Technology Training
ODS offers assistive technology training to departments and individuals on request. If interested, please e-mail ods@utk.edu.

RECENT EVENTS

Understanding Some of the Most Common Hidden Disabilities
September 23, 8:30–11:30 a.m.
238 Conference Center Building
Facilitators: Annazette Houston and Teressa Gregory

Learn tips and best practices for working with individuals with hidden disabilities (e.g., learning disabilities, AHDH, chronic health issues, mobility, autism spectrum, etc.).

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