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Teaching Design and Web Accessibility Standards Webinar with Stephanie Rosen

Friday, April 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Starr Foundation Hall, University Center
63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

The School of Media Studies would like you to join us for the Teaching Design and Web Accessibility Standards Webinar with Stephanie Rosen, University of Michigan.

This webinar will center on how accessibility challenges provide an opportunity to design better teaching plans and learning environments for all. Accessibility has both narrow definitions (within legal and web design discourses) and broad definitions, in line with the aims of open education, open access, and social justice. Stephanie will introduce concepts of accessibility and universal design, and will give participants the questions to ask and resources to implement to make their online instruction more effective for a variety of students.

Online faculty can join this webinar using and the plugin can be downloaded here. (compatible with Mac, PC, iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Linux) At the webinar time, please visit the meeting room.

About Stephanie Rosen: Stephanie Rosen is Accessibility Specialist at the University of Michigan Library and has worked at the intersection of accessibility and higher education for 6 years. Her current responsibilities focus on leading library accessibility efforts, educating staff and public, and advocating for greater accessibility in scholarship, publishing, and teaching. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Texas at Austin and has 10 years experience teaching college-level courses in a variety of contexts, in person and online.

Anne Balsamo, Dean, School of Media Studies, will moderate the discussion.

This is a 1 hour presentation and a 1 hour discussion.

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