May 18 - Global Accessibility Awareness Day

International and online events

UM staff create "Accessibility for Online courses" MOOC

How to use industry standard LMS features to create accessible courses: Blackboard MOOC announcement

About: Blackboard has partnered with Zentz Accessible Design to create a MOOC (Massively-Open-Online-Course) to teach instructors across the world how to use industry standard LMS features to create educational content and courses that are accessible and build more inclusive classrooms. This session is a sneak peek at the MOOC which is powered by Blackboard and based in the Moodlerooms LMS. The full MOOC will be offered in both Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Time: 11am-12pm MDT (Missoula, MT, USA)

Speakers:
Marlene Zentz, Senior Instructional Designer and Accessibility Specialist, University of Montana
Aaron Page, Accessibility Specialist, University of Montana

(copied from the Blackboard site where you can register for this, and other interesting, sessions)