Category Archive: Accessibility

Status update

The following information can also be found on the Web Aim website, https://webaim.org/intro/

 

The major categories of disability types are:

  Eye–Visual
Blindness, low vision, color-blindness
  Ear--Hearing
Deafness and hard-of-hearing
 Hand–Motor
Inability to use a mouse, slow response time, limited fine motor control
 Brain–Cognitive
Learning disabilities, distractibility, inability to remember or focus on large amounts of information

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Sep 07

Accessibility–Why it is important!

Please, watch the video below to learn more about accessibility and college students with a disability. Accessibility     The video has closed Captioning and a transcript is available on the YouTube site.  

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Aug 08

Accessibility of Online Content

Webaim.org is an excellent resource for information relating to accessibility of online content. This includes faculty web sites and online courses. Tools for making online material accessible can also be found at webaim.org. Watch this blog for future posts on accessibility and online content.

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Mar 08

Captioning of Public Facing Videos- Berkley’s Tough Decision

  The University of California Berkley recently announced a decision to remove some 20,000 publicly available videos from their website in response to claims that the lack of captioning for these resources.  Berkley determined that it would serve its students better by providing pertinent video resources behind an authentication login.  Removal of the videos includes …

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Nov 01

Join the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Online Courses COMMUNITY OF LEARNING

Join today! NEW Community of Learning in 2017. COL Leaders: Dr. Donna McCrary, COEHS C&I, Dr. Beth Jones, COEHS PCS. Topic: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for Online Courses. Features: Interdisciplinary faculty group, leadership and service, scholarship/research, incentives, budget, learning activities, mentorship, collaboration. For more information, contact CFEI: Gee Library, Suite 173, CFEI.FacultyDev@tamuc.edu, 903-886-5511

  For more information about faculty Communities of Learning, click here. To join this community, contact Felicity Grandjean, 903-468-8792 or felicity.grandjean@tamuc.edu. All faculty and adjunct faculty are welcomed to join. The community will be limited to 15 members. Reserve your seat today! The community will begin in 2017.

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