Creating Accessible Online Courses provides an overview of accessibility within online courses, focusing on the skills you will need to make your course both technically accessible and usable to a broad range of students. The course covers how to use online tools, including your course management system (CMS), to create accessible resources, to retrofit existing resources, and to curate new resources. The focal point of the course is learning how to use editors (both in your CMS and in common software, such as Microsoft Word) to enhance accessibility.
Course Time: This training is estimated to take about 2 hours to complete.
SDCOE Innovation Division Innovative Digital Learning Micro-courses are featured in our digital professional learning program for educators to learn technology tools to increase innovation and equitable learning practices. Reflective digital professional learnings provide school districts with innovative solutions for professional growth. These asynchronous and synchronous micro-courses will provide resources, best instructional practices, technology tools, and guided support for educators as they move forward with virtual, blended, and in-person teaching and learning. Educators, administrators, and school staff will learn tips and strategies to support high quality equity and access to distance learning for all students. Integrating these technology resources in instruction will support educators to improve and customize learning for all students. Be inspired as you access a repository of resources and tutorials that promote a reflective practice to improve equity within distance learning.
Innovative Digital Learning Micro-courses are designed to:
enhance educators' technology use for communication, critical-thinking, collaboration, creativity and innovation.
support educators to improve and customize instruction for all students in a virtual, blended or in-person classroom.
provide asynchronous professional learning options for the teachers (i.e. time, pace, and path).
personalize professional learning for educators (provide multiple entry points, focus on choice-based professional learning, matching the skill levels and content areas of the teachers).
Explore the San Diego County Office of Education Innovative Digital Learning Canvas Catalog