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10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0 (3Play Media, 55 minutes)
Web accessibility is a hot topic right now, with lawsuits, a Section 508 refresh, and the impending requirements of WCAG 2.0 fresh on people’s minds. In this webinar, Janet Sylvia, the Digital Media Professional Specialist and leader of the Web Accessibility Group at University of Georgia, will walk you through 10 tips for creating accessible websites following the international standard WCAG 2.0.

11 1/2 Free Tools for Testing Website Accessibility (3Play Media, 59 minutes)
In this webinar, David Berman, the #1 rated speaker on the topic of web accessibility standards as well as an international expert in the field, will share with you the best tools his team uses when auditing and testing websites and documents. Having an excellent test regimen is a crucial part of online accessibility, and David has found the best tools to fit your workflow, platforms, and competencies… so you don’t have to!

Creating Accessible PDFs with Acrobat: Requirements, Implementation, and Evaluation (3Play Media, 63 minutes)
In this webinar, the Chief Accessibility Officer of SSB BART Group, Jonathan Avila, will walk you through the requirements for PDF accessibility. He will provide you with implementation and evaluation techniques that you can follow to create accessible documents with Acrobat XI. You’ll learn how to provide textual alternatives for visual elements as well as how to use various Acrobat tools that will make accessibility implementation as simple as possible.

Demystifying WCAG 2.0: An Intro to Web, Office, InDesign, and PDF Accessibility (3Play Media, 66 minutes)
Web accessibility is a growing priority across industries, and in light of recent lawsuits, the threat of non-compliance in higher education is very real. However, bringing an entire organization up to accessibility standards can be daunting. In this webinar, David Berman, the #1 rated speaker on the topic of web accessibility standards as well as an international expert in the field, will provide you with strategies for meeting WCAG 2.0 standards in various design platforms.

Empowering YouTube for Education (3Play Media, 40 minutes)
This webinar will teach you how to utilize learning solutions that bridge Google Apps for Education, YouTube, and other Google services to create a rich video experience for your YouTube videos directly inside of your learning management system course. It will also show you how to utilize Google tools like Analytics, YouTube annotations, and video clipping for educational purposes.

Improving Postsecondary Outcomes with Universal Design for Learning (97 minutes)
Produced by the Institute for Education Leadership’s National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth, in conjunction with CAST, this webinar provides a broad introduction to universal design for learning (UDL) in postsecondary education, focusing on how the principles of UDL can help to improve learning outcomes.

The Long Road from Reactive to Proactive: Developing an Accessibility Strategy (3Play Media, 80 minutes)
Implementing accessibility policies in higher education is no easy task. For many, it is easy to get caught in a cycle of reactive accommodation where larger accessibility policies are never implemented. Korey Singleton, the Assistive Technology Initiative Manager at George Mason University, walks you through their two-year process of moving from reactive solutions to proactive accessibility policies.

Quick Start to Captioning (3Play Media, 26 minutes)
Watch this webinar to learn the basics of how to add closed captions to online video to make it fully accessible, searchable, and SEO-friendly. This webinar covers Section 508 and ADA accessibility compliance, creation of closed captions, explanation of caption formats and video player compatibility, as well as an overview of automated workflows and integration with lecture capture and video platforms.

Video Captioning: Features, Costs, Good Practices, and How Captioning Benefits All Students (WICHE, 60 minutes)
This webinar covers a wealth of valuable information to help colleges and universities conduct an internal assessment of who is in charge, how to develop a remediation plan, what captioning features are needed (for example, closed captioning, real-time, transcriptions), and what can be learned from Kent State’s and Texas Tech’s work for providing captioning services to students, faculty, and staff.