Lynda.com: Accessibility

Join us for this self-paced online training with Lynda.com! Do all students have equal access to the learning resources and opportunities in your classroom? Learn to provide accommodations to make learning accessible to students with disabilities and meet Section 508 compliance for digital learning. In this course from Lynda.com, Oliver Schinkten explores how to modify your classroom and online instruction to accommodate students with special needs. Find out about the different types of disabilities and challenges students may face, and learn how to use assistive technologies such as screen readers and closed captioning, incorporate visual and auditory cues into teaching, and encourage students to seek the learning supports that will help them succeed.
Topics include:

  • What is accessible learning?
  • Accommodating different needs, from vision impairments to lack of digital access
  • Adapting presentations, responses, and timing
  • Using an LMS to make learning more accessible
  • Adding alt text to images
  • Adding closed captioning to videos.

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through CMC’s subscription, everyone at CMC enjoys free access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, high quality learning materials. This course is self-paced. Estimated completion time: 90 minutes.

After you register for this training in WebAdvisor, you will gain access to this training’s Canvas course in about 1 day. Enter the Canvas course and follow the directions; you will also find the deadline for completing this training in the Canvas course.

WebAdvisor registration information

Please register for this training via WebAdvisor using the following information: Lynda.com Accessibility : 17/SU : TRN-901-CS03 (SYN: 04496). Or ask us to register you! Use SYN number 04496.
Stay Tuned for upcoming Fall Self-paced trainings, as well!
Problems registering? Contact the IT Department’s Service Desk for help registering with WebAdvisor at 970-947-8438 or 866-642-0495.