How do I Determine if a Resource is Accessible?

As instructional staff, when we choose resources for our classes, we need to be able to make a judgement about the relative accessibility of a resource. This guide is intended to provide a place to start thinking about these issues — if you have questions, please contact the Office of Instructional Resources team at OIR@wichita.edu. … Read more

Accessibility and the Media Center

Notes and resources from my presentation at the Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC) on October 3, 2019. Slides – Accessibility and the Media Center The Media Resources Center at Wichita State University has been providing leadership on campus and around the state in the creation of Accessible learning environments, both online and face … Read more

Harvard has a Web Accessibility Policy

An article in the Crimson (Harvard’s student newspaper) reports that the university implemented a Digital Accessibility Policy that went into effect December 1, 2019. The policy requires that all web pages that are created or updated substantially after Dec 1, 2019 be compliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA standards — the most up-to-date version of … Read more

Accessibility On Your Campus

The Consortium of Title IX and Equity Officers in Higher Ed Conference, 2019 Presentation: “But I Don’t Have One In My Class: Accessibility On Your Campus” This website provides accessible digital versions of all materials handed out or discussed in the October 13, 2019 conference presentation, “But I don’t have One In My Class: Accessibility … Read more

Michael Tilford Conference Presentation: UD and UDL, Training the Trainers

This page provides accessible digital versions of the resources used in the Michael Tilford Conference Presentation: Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning, Training the Trainers. Suggestions for edit should be sent to KSARN@wichita.edu Your Trainers Muffy Walter Email Muffy at muffy.walter@washburn.edu Ben Wolfe Email Ben at ben.wolfe@ku.edu Kelly McClendon Kelly’s LinkedIn Profile Email Kelly … Read more

NODA Pre-Conference Accessibility Workshop

This is the webpage supporting the NODA Pre-Conference Accessibility workshop on October 20, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  The session runs three hours and focuses on the following topics: introduction to accessibility, creating accessible digital documents, impairment etiquette, accessible in-person presentation, and  designing programs with a universal design process. We end with an applied activity to … Read more

DisabilityIN: Greater Wichita Forum 2019

This webpage provides accessible, real-time versions of the in-person discussion from Carolyn Speer’s presentation on digital accessibility at the DisabilityIN: Greater Wichita Forum, 2019. Any suggestions on how to improve the accessibility of our materials should be sent to the Kansas Accessibility Resources Network at KSARN@wichita.edu. Your Presenter Dr. Carolyn Speer is the Director of … Read more