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Digital Accessibility: Organizing Blackboard for Better Usability

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More and more classes are taking advantage of Blackboard to organize class documents and activities. However, sometimes the amount of materials can be overwhelming, and also unfortunately inaccessible. In this workshop we’ll talk about basic tenets of accessibility and usability, and walk through tools and tricks to better organize Blackboard.

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This workshop is part of the Demystifying Digital Accessibility series for GW community members seeking the tools and understanding to make their teaching, research, and communication more inclusive and accessible to all audiences. GW is committed to making all digital content, including websites, social media, documents, etc. accessible and usable for everyone.

This workshop is also part of the Technology for Teaching and Learning series for GW instructors seeking to improve their mastery of the instructional technology for in-person, hybrid, and virtual learning. Workshops in this series are sponsored by the Instructional Core. The Instructional Core provides comprehensive, integrated solutions for instructors in search of teaching solutions. If you need personalized assistance with the technologies you use for teaching, or hands-on guidance in developing dynamic content for a course, consider booking a consultation with the Instructional Core.

All sessions are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. GW has an institutional commitment to ensuring that all of our programs and events are accessible for all individuals. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please contact at least 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the event.