These courses offer introductions to electronic and IT accessibility for a variety of audiences.
- Introduction to Web Accessibility - introductory content in a self-paced course (EdX)
- An Introduction to Accessibility and Inclusive Design - from the University of Illinois; provides video training for a variety of accessible and inclusive design practices.
- Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice - from Ryerson University; information for managers and leaders about digital inclusion and accessibility.
- Understanding Document Accessibility - from Ryerson University; creating accessible documents in a variety of formats, such as spreadsheets, PDFs, documents, and slides.
These courses provide information about inclusive design, assistive technologies, and accessible documents in the classroom context. For help at Union, contact Learning Design & Digital Innovation.
- Introduction to Course Accessibility - an introduction to course accessibility with particular emphasis on learning management systems.
- Assistive technologies and online learning - a course focused on devices students may use when accessing information technology and electronic resources.
- Basics of Inclusive Design for Online Education - focuses on a broad overview and step-by-step instructions to developing inclusive courses
- Microsoft Accessibility and Inclusivity education center - provides examples to better use Microsoft products in the classroom
For content creators
These resources provide overviews on how to make content accessible on websites.
- Introduction to Web Accessibility - from Ryerson University; an introduction to WCAG concepts and terminology.
- Accessible Word Document Training - from the State of Minnesota; overview and examples about making Word documents accessible.
- Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy - information on how to review sites for accessibility compliance.
Courses offered by universities
Interested in gaining advanced knowledge about accessibility? The courses below offer college credit, digital badging, or certification opportunities.
- Accessibility Studies by Central Washington University (CWU) - program dedicated to increasing awareness for accessibility issues.
- Georgia Institute of Technology: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) - Accessibility Verified Certificate.
- Mohawk College: Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Accessible Media Production - focuses particularly on media production (audio, video, etc.).
- University of Illinois DRES IT Accessibility Badging Program - for web developers interested in building accessible websites and web applications.
- University of Illinois Information Accessibility Design and Policy (IADP): Certificate Program - offers a professional certificate on accessibility design, implementation, and policies.