Accessibility

Moving from Red to Green: Ally in bCourses (8/12)

August 12, 2020, 2:00pm
Attend this workshop to learn how to improve the accessibility of your bCourses files so students using assistive technologies can better access content.
Registration is unavailable.

Moving from Red to Green: Ally in bCourses (7/27)

July 27, 2020, 10:00am
Attend this workshop to learn how to improve the accessibility of your bCourses files so students using assistive technologies can better access content.
Registration is unavailable.

Accessible Course Content Workshops

Digital Learning Services is excited to offer workshops focused on creating accessible documents.  These workshops provide opportunities for hands-on participation, covering common software (Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Acrobat), specialized software for remediation (Ally in bCourses) as well as best practices for inclusive design. 

Participants will leave each workshop with a list of resources to assist them in future remediation efforts. 

Creative Discovery Workshops

How can you incorporate creative projects and digital design tools into your courses, in ways that deepen student learning? This hands-on monthly workshop series, featuring experts from across campus, will address a wide variety of pedagogical and practical topics to help you get started and go further.

Inclusive Design Demonstration with Ally

February 6, 2020, 1:00pm
Join Digital Learning Services for a demonstration of Ally, an inclusive design tool that seamlessly integrates into bCourses to help your students work with your digital course content.
Registration is unavailable.

Learn to Use Microsoft Powerpoint

September 12, 2019, 1:00pm
This hands-on workshop demonstrates how to use Microsoft PowerPoint. Attendees will learn how to add content, use Master Slides, check for accessibility, and export to Adobe Acrobat. Accessible PowerPoint templates are provided that users can customize and use as they please.
See event details for participation information.

Microsoft Powerpoint Workshop

September 12, 2019, 1:00pm
This hands-on workshop demonstrates how to use Microsoft PowerPoint. Attendees will learn how to add content, use Master Slides, check for accessibility, and export to Adobe Acrobat. Accessible PowerPoint templates are provided that users can customize and use as they please.
See event details for participation information.

Ally for bCourses & Accessible Course Content

Training and support for creating accessible materials and using Ally within bCourses.

More info: Website

Schedule a consultation or attend a workshop.

Adobe Acrobat Accessibility

September 16, 2019, 11:00am

This workshop focuses on remediating Adobe Acrobat files by using and leveraging the "Make Accessible Wizard" available in Adobe Acrobat DC. Sample files are provided that offer common challenges in making Acrobat files searchable and accessible for all users.

NOTE: This program takes place in Wheeler 210, not Dwinelle Hall.

Registration link: https://dls.berkeley.edu/events/adobe-acrobat-accessibility/2019-09-16

Registration is not required.