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Re-Post: Training Opportunities: IT Short Course on accessibility

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Mika Watanabe <[log in to unmask]>

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Access Partners to promote accessibility at UM <[log in to unmask]>

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Hi Everyone,

My apologies for sending you a bad formatted email earlier. Here is the list of IT Short Course
on accessibility at: http://apps.umt.edu/it/shortcourse/


ACC001: What you need to know about UM and digital accessibility

A quick overview of Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (EITA) with a focus on
what support is available for you followed by practical step-by-step instructions for creating
accessible documents. Iíll leave time for a short question and answer period. Attend either in
person or while sitting in your office and participating from a distance. (Please email or call
instructor (243-5452) for directions on how to take the class remotely no less than 24 hours
before the class.)

Prerequisites: none
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
1 Jan 28, 2016 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm LA 139 Janet Sedgley 13/17
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ACC301: Accessible documents

All University communication, educational documents, and information should be accessible to
everyone. If you have an interest in making your Word, Excel, and Powerpoint documents,
.pdfs and even emails more accessible, join us for this informative overview on software
features and tools that will help get you started.

Prerequisites: none
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
2 Feb 2, 2016 10:10 am - 11:00 am LA 139 Brenda Miller 12/17
3 Apr 5, 2016 10:10 am - 11:00 am LA 139 Brenda Miller 16/17
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ACC305 - Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

This session will cover accessible digital presentation options for courses and websites. Come
for a thorough discussion of accessible presentation options while both creating new and
double-checking existing PowerPoints.

Prerequisites: None
Sections:

# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
2 Feb 11, 2016 2:10 pm - 3:00 pm LA 139 Janet Sedgley 17/17
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ACC306: Working with PDFs to create accessibility

Much of the accessibility discussion on campus has focused on creating accessible documents
from the start. This class will focus on what to do with existing inaccessible or largely
inaccessible documents.

Prerequisites: N/A
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
1 Feb 2, 2016 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm LA 139 Janet Sedgley 12/17 Register
2 Mar 1, 2016 10:10 am - 11:00 am LA 139 Brenda Miller 14/17
3 May 3, 2016 10:10 am - 11:00 am LA 139 Brenda Miller 17/17
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ACC390: Alt tag-athon

Visual-only items in documents and on web sites are not accessible without alt tags. This
includes simple images, complex drawings and pictures and charts and graphs. Bring your
most difficult images to workshop to learn and practice basic principles that will help you know
how create great alt tags in difficult situations. (In conjunction with Montana Accessibility
Interest Groupís February presentation on complex images -
http://www.umt.edu/accessibility_group/.) You can take this course remotely. Please email the
instructor at later than 24 hours before the class if you wish to attend from a distance!

Prerequisites: None
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
1 Feb 5, 2016 11:30 am - 1:00 pm LA 139 Janet Sedgley 14/17
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ACC401 - Captioning options at UM

This course will cover several options for obtaining and, if you wish, helping provide captions.
The final minutes will be dedicated to discussing how to place or use the recordings on web
pages or in Moodle. You can take this course remotely. Please email the instructor at later
than 24 hours before the class if you wish to attend from a distance!

Prerequisites: none
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
1 Feb 1, 2016 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm LA 139 Janet Sedgley 17/17
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ACC501 - EIT Accessibility and Procurement - Admin

UM has established an EIT accessibility review. Come to this brief overview to learn about this
process, the standards used for evaluation and how to zip through it. You can take this course
remotely. Please email the instructor at later than 24 hours before the class if you wish to
attend from a distance!

Prerequisites: none
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
1 Feb 24, 2016 10:10 am - 11:00 am LA 139 Janet Sedgley
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CoP 100: CommonLook / Publication User Group

CommonLook augments Adobe Acrobat Pro work with inaccessible PDFs. Join the small
group of individuals creating publications and/or using this product to pick up some tips and
tricks and start building a community of practice (CoP).

Prerequisites: none
Sections:
# Date Time Location Instructor Open Seats
Feb 11, 2016 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm LA 139 Janet Sedgley


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