One of the Core Value areas guiding Case Western Reserve University is Inclusiveness and Diversity, which includes providing accessible digital content. Accessible digital content refers to information, media, or materials designed and presented to make them easy to understand, use, and navigate to the greatest extent possible. This course is designed to help you quickly get started with digital accessibility.
This self-paced training allows you to familiarize yourself with digital accessibility best practices and skills at your own pace. We will cover the basics, such as what digital accessibility is, specific instructions on how to increase the accessibility of course materials, step-by-step guides on using accessibility checkers, and provide a list of resources to reference at any time.
Those who complete this course can expect to be able to:
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
- Use software and platforms to help create accessible course content.
- Grasp core digital accessibility concepts and the importance of inclusive design.
- Access and test commonly available accessibility checkers to check the accessibility of created documents.
- Identify CWRU personnel and departments available to assist with digital accessibility concerns.
Join the Training
Are you ready to start your self-paced journey into digital accessibility?