Proactively Ensuring that all Electronic Information Technology (EIT) is Accessible at Your Institution

Proactively Ensuring that all Electronic Information Technology (EIT) is Accessible at Your Institution


Where: College of the Holy Cross
Hogan Campus Center Third Floor
College Street Gate 7
Worcester, MA
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When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Note: Registration starts at 7:30am

Workshop OrganizerKirsten Behling of Tufts University & Andrew Cioffi of Suffolk University

Registration Fee:
NERCOMP Member: $145
Non Member $290


Event Overview
Electronic formats for registration, course materials, advertisement, even campus ID cards are increasingly popular among college and universities due to their ease of use. However, many colleges have not considered the impact that these “easy-to-use” tools have on students with disabilities.

This workshop will share how the current laws, standards for accessibility and WCAG guidelines intersect and impact any Electronic Information Technology (EIT) purchased or used on a college campus. We will provide best practices and examples on how to encourage and teach faculty to own the accessibility of their course content without overwhelming them. The day will conclude by looking at how universities have created a culture of access with regards to EIT. 

Session Outcomes:
- What types of EIT does my campus rely on and currently using?
- What is the current procurement process? Is there opportunity to insert access into it? If so, how?
- Who are key campus partners to rely on for added support? How are other initiatives passed by upper administration? What can I learn from that? 


 

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