From: Access Partners to promote accessibility at UM [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Mika Watanabe
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2016 10:20 AM
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Subject: [ACCESSPARTNERS-L] Training Opportunity: New accessibility features in Moodle and Blackboard's web conferencing system
The Faculty Development Office is providing a training session on new accessibility features in Moodle and Blackboard's web conferencing system on Thursday, February 25th, 12:40
p.m.-1:30 p.m. in Todd Building Room 210. To sign up for the session, go to the Faculty Development Office web page: http://apps.umt.edu/fdoevents/home
New accessibility features in Moodle and Blackboard's web conferencing system
Thursday, February 25, 12:40-1:30 p.m. TODD 210.
Learn how to use the built-in accessibility features in the two new Moodle themes, Clean and Snap, and how to use the new Moodle text editor, Atto, which provides accessible grid layout options for images and text, improved math accessibility, and other benefits. The session will also introduce Collaborate Ultra, the web conferencing system re-built in HTML5, that provides a better user experience for everyone, including assistive technology users. Bring your questions!
Amy Fowler Kinch
Director, Faculty Development Office