IT Accessibility Training


Courses, documents, email announcements, websites, software and more are required to be as accessible to as many people as possible. These training sessions help you understand and apply the standards.

IT Accessibility Online


Audience: Faculty, staff and students who maintain web content
Registration: Cornerstone
Delivery: Online and face-to-face

Description:
Do you maintain a research, instructional or professional website or blog at ECU? Then join ITCS Communications to discuss accessibility considerations for your online content. An accessible website not only complies with federal, state and UNC regulations, but more importantly, opens up your online content to a much wider audience.

IT Accessibility Developer Training


Audience: Technical support staff
Registration: Invitation based on role
Delivery: Face-to-face training for system admins and technical staff

Description:
This course is designed for technical staff who develop and support ECU applications and websites. Participants are invited based on their role.

Creating Accessible Content for Instruction


Audience: Faculty and instructional support staff
Registration: Cornerstone
Delivery: Face-to-face training

Description:
This course is designed for faculty and staff who create instructional content and provides an overview of the accessibility of ECU learning platforms with instruction on creating accessible content using tools like Microsoft Office, PDF files, graphics and video.

Creating Accessible Email Messages and Announcements


Audience: Faculty and staff who send campus-wide email Announcements
Registration: Cornerstone and online resources
Delivery: Face-to-face training and online resources

Description:
The course provides instruction on creating accessible email content and is designed for staff who send email announcements to the campus community.

Accessible Online Course Content in Cornerstone


Audience: Faculty and instructional support
Registration: Cornerstone and included in the distance education modules
Delivery: Online in Cornerstone and through DE Modules

Description:
This course is designed for faculty and staff who create instructional content and provides an overview of the accessibility of ECU learning platforms with instruction on how to create accessible content using tools like Microsoft Office, PDF files, graphics and video.

Siteimprove: Understanding Your Website Report


Audience: Faculty, staff and students who maintain web content
Registration: TBD
Delivery: TBD

Description:
Siteimprove is a software solution that detects broken links, misspellings and accessibility issues for any website hosted by ecu.edu. This resource is designed to help you read and understand the Siteimprove report for your website.

IT Accessibility Training for Purchasers


Audience: Staff who purchase software for campus
Registration: Cornerstone and online resources
Delivery: Face-to-face training and online resources

Description:
This course provides an overview of how to determine if a product meets ADA requirements.