|Workshop Title||Workshop Description||Workshop Times|
Accessibility: Creating Accessible Course Documents (PC and Mac combined)
|Learn how to create electronic course documents that are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. Small changes in how you create Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents can improve accessibility and benefit all course participants, including the instructor. This workshop is designed for Mac or Windows users of MS Office 2016, and will introduce you to the accessible UTK Course Syllabus template. NOTE: If the time of the workshop does not fit your schedule, please contact the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900 to schedule a consultation.||View Workshop Times|
Accessibility: One Shot Video and Captioning Basics
|One-Shot video is a simple way to produce a five minute (or shorter) single-topic video using your own available video capture technology (e.g., mobile phone, tablet, etc.) or an iPad device from OIT. You can also use Canvas or Zoom. In this workshop you will create a video, upload it to YouTube, and use the YouTube captioning tool to create closed captions. You’ll leave with an accessible instructional video that you can use immediately for your course.||There are no scheduled workshop times. Contact us for more info.|
|Overcoming Accessibility Barriers in Assessments||This workshop illustrates how instructors can apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to ensure that assessments are accessible, valid, and effective.||There are no scheduled workshop times. Contact us for more info.|
|PowerPoint with Voiceover: Developing Narrated Presentations||THIS WORKSHOP IS WINDOWS-SPECIFIC. Adding your voice to PowerPoint slides is a simple process that will turn a presentation from a plain set of slides into a self-contained instructional asset. In this workshop, you will learn how to easily record and narrate your slides, convert the file to a video format, upload the video to your UTK YouTube account, edit closed captions for accessibility, and share the YouTube link within Canvas.
This workshop is offered by appointment. Please contact the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900 to arrange a consultation.
|There are no scheduled workshop times. Contact us for more info.|
|Using UDL to Improve Course Design (in Canvas and the Classroom)||It’s been said that “that’s the way we’ve always done it” is the most dangerous phrase in the English language. In this workshop, you’ll learn about Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a structured approach to designing learning experiences that forms a practical, meaningful expansion of accessibility concepts. In this workshop, our UDL specialist will share from his experience as a UDL educator and researcher, provide some highlights from the recent UDL in Higher Ed conference put on the by the Tennessee Board of Regents, and generally support understanding about what UDL is, how you may get started with it in class or on Canvas, and will provide you with resources and strategies you can use immediately.||There are no scheduled workshop times. Contact us for more info.|