NASIG Webinar: Designing for Accessibility
Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 1 PM EST
Length: 1 Hour
Registration deadline for live event: October 23, 2019
This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants after the webinar is completed.
Late registration dates to purchase recording: October 25, 2019 – April 25, 2019. After April 25, 2019 the recording will be made freely available.
NASIG Members: $35
NASIG Student Members: $15
NISO Members: $35
NASIG Non-Member: $50
Group Registration: $95
NASIG Members should login for member rate.
NASIG Student Members and NISO Members will need to contact the NASIG Continuing Education Committee (email@example.com) prior to registering in order to receive a priority code used for getting listed rates.
From online course materials to documents and presentations, we all share some responsibility when it comes to creating accessible content. This session provides a brief introduction to designing for accessibility: the importance of accessible design and high-impact practices digital content creators can apply to create documents, images, audio, video, and web content accessible to users of all abilities.
Webinar participants will:
- Discover the importance of accessible design
- Explore common accessibility challenges and solutions
- Identify resources for creating accessible content
Melissa Green is a teacher, librarian, technology enthusiast, and an IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC). A Technology Accessibility Specialist with The University of Alabama’s Center for Instructional Technology, Melissa helps to ensure that technology users, including those with disabilities, have a functional and accessible technology experience with the university’s web presence and instructional and emerging technologies. Melissa holds an MEd in curriculum and instruction with a concentration in assistive technology from George Mason University and an MLIS from The University of Alabama. Melissa embraces technology’s potential to foster access and inclusion for all, a perspective informed by her work in the disability community, libraries, and information technology.