Workshops and Training

In these classes, you will learn why accessibility is important and how to make various types of content accessible.

All in-person accessibility workshops have been canceled until further notice due to the university guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please self enroll in our online workshops in LATTE. Email webaccessibility@brandeis.edu for help in topics not yet covered in LATTE.

Which Workshop(s) Do You Need?

Web Editors & Document Creators

 The following units are mandatory*:

  1.  Digital Accessibility 101 - online workshop now available!
    • Introduction to digital accessibility
    • Best practices for creating new materials
    • Implementing best practices in the CMS (Web editors only)
  2. Fixing Inaccessible Materials (Choose topics according to your usage, i.e. if you make and/or post PDFs, please take the PDF training)
    • MS Word - online workshop now available!
    • PDFs workshop coming soon
    • More topics to come

*Exceptions available for those who have had equivalent in-person training 

Faculty

Class materials are created using a wide range of media from PowerPoint to video, word processing to specialized tools. Best practices for content creation can be applied across all  materials, however some content types require specific skills to maximize accessibility. You may sign up for modules as appropriate to your teaching style.

Recommended units for all faculty and academic staff
  1. Digital Accessibility 101 - online workshop now available!
    • Introduction to digital accessibility
    • Best practices for creating new materials
  2. Especially for Faculty/Academics (coming soon)
    • Full unit
  3. Fixing Inaccessible Materials (Choose topics according to your usage, i.e. if you make and/or post PDFs, please take the PDF training)
    • MS Word - online workshop now available!
    • PDFs workshop coming soon
    • More topics to come
  4. Choosing Accessible Materials/Tools (coming soon)
    • As appropriate

Social Media Managers

Optional