New to Accessibility?
Check out: The State Board for Community and Technical College's Accessibility Microcourses! DSS highly recommend these asynchronous courses that explore one topic at a time in Canvas. Visit the eLearning Training Registration SBCTC website and review the Accessibility Micro-Courses description. Once you complete 3 classes you earn accessibility badges and Clark employees can email firstname.lastname@example.org and they can be added to your professional development dashboard.
Other College Resources
Each of the schools below provide an overview of accessibility for Office, Adobe, web content and other tools. Tips for captioning are also provided.
Your online Course content
- Accessibility Made Easy, open Canvas course (by Clark College staff). This is a great resource to refererence after taking a foundational accessibility training.
- CANVAS and Accessibility (by SBCTC)
Checklists and Cheatsheets
Intermediate to Accessibility?
- WebAIM: Microsoft Word
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
- WCAG in plain English (IT Accessibility checklist)
Accessibility Tips for third party Clark Tools used by faculty and staff
- For Surveys DSS recommends Microsoft Forms and discourages Survey Monkey which now has poor accessiblity.
- Zoom Accessibility Features
- Adding your own captions via YouTube
- For captioning in YouTube: How To Add an srt File To YouTube
- Creating Accessible Videos: Captioning Overview, an open Canvas class by SBCTC
- How do I embed a video in a page in a (Canvas) course?
- Panopto’s How to Add ASR Captions into a Video
- Questions on captioning? Contact Angela Childers at email@example.com
Clark's Accessibility Policy
Since July 2017, Clark has an Accessible Technology Policy. It clarifies that accessibility is every employee's responsibility. Please review it on the Accessibility website: www.clark.edu/accessibility
Questions on Accessibility?
Students for accessibility help contact: Zach Lattin, AT/IT Accessibility Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 360-347-6281 to leave a message.
Faculty for questions about third party tools contact: Zach Lattin at email@example.com or Phone: 360-347-6281. For help with CANVAS content or other course content contact: Tre Sandlin, Instructional Accessibility Tech at firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 360-992-2090 to leave a message.
Staff & Faculty Trainings:
Best Practices for Procuring Accessible Tech training, on April 21st, 2023 2-3:30pm virtual. Full details & to sign up on this site: Best Practices for Procurement of Accessible Technology and Digital Instructional Materials
- Microsoft Word accessibility Workshops occur via Zoom every quarter. Email Tre Sandlin email@example.com for upcoming trainings.